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Wednesday, October 09, 2013
ARCHOS Announces GamePad 2
ARCHOS today announced GamePad 2, a hybrid tablet made for gamers featuring a Quad-Core CPU, a 7" IPS HD screen and the proprietary ARCHOS Game Mapping Tool.
The ARCHOS GamePad 2 includes complete versions of Asphalt 8: Airborne and
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour by Gameloft both revisited for physical controls.
It features a 7-inch 1280 x 800 IPS screen, an A9 generation quad-core
processor running at 1.6GHz coupled with a fast Quad-Core graphics processor
and 2GB of system RAM.
The device also features more precise, incurved dual thumb-sticks, double
buttons on each shoulder, a single part directional pad and an improved button
Combined with the updated version of the Game Mapping Tool , first featured on
the GamePad 1, that lets users map any touch-screen button game to work with
the physical controls, the ARCHOS GamePad 2 offers an improved android gaming
experience for free and paid games.
To find games faster, ARCHOS created the GamePad Game Zone application;
curating over 1 million apps and games in the Google Play Store, the Game Zone
shows off the best ARCHOS GamePad 2 compatible games.
The ARCHOS GamePad 2 is available in two storage sizes - 8GB and 16GB. Both
versions include a microSD slot (64GB compatible) with app2sd support for
Though the ARCHOS GamePad 2 was designed with gaming in mind, it?s still a
fully functional Android tablet. Additional key features and specs include:
- Android 4.2 'Jelly Bean'
- Google Certified with full access to the
Google Play store and its apps and games, GamePad Game Zone app
- WiFi Display, HDMI, front stereo speakers, Front camera for video calling
and an improved multi-media thanks to Archos Media Center applications
The ARCHOS GamePad 2 will be available in Europe at the end of October