Archos GamePad Launches In The US For $179


If you have been patiently waiting for the new Archos GamePad to arrive in the US, you will be pleased to learn that it has now arrived and is priced at $179. $10 more than was expected.

The Archos GamePad has been available throughout Europe for some time, and is equipped with 7 inch screen sporting a resolution of 1,024 x 600, and is fitted with physical buttons for more precise gaming control.

Archos GamePad

The Archos GamePad is fitted with 8GB of storage and powered by a 1.6 GHz Rockchip RK3066 dual core processor, supported by Mali 400 graphics, running Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

Specifically designed for the Archos GamePad, Archos have created a unique software that allows you to map touchscreen controls to the physical controls positioned on the sides of the device, with ease.

“Bringing physical buttons and analog thumb-sticks to mobile gaming, the ARCHOS GamePad blends power with unique mapping software to bring the best Android gaming experience in a thin and light Android™ 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ device with full access to Google Play™ and Google Mobile Apps. And BUTTONS!!!”

Source: Engadget