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.
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!!!”