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!!!
Power to Play
Only 10 mm at its thinnest and weighing only 330g, the ARCHOS GamePad is just the right size to fit in your back pocket when on the go.
Your games will look amazing on the 16 million color, 7 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel screen. It?s 5 point capacitive, so perfect for your touch-anywhere games, too.
There?s nothing more important for 3D games than the right Graphics processor ? The ARCHOS GamePad uses a super-powerful quad-core Mali-400 MP4 GPU. More than enough power for even the most graphically stunning 3D games.
This powerful quad-core GPU is paired with a 1.6GHz Dual-core CPU making your Android experience as smooth as possible whether it?s apps, browsing or video.
Coming with 8GB of internal memory, the ARCHOS GamePad can accept micro-SD cards of up to 64 GB. The ARCHOS GamePad also has a mini-HDMI port so you can plug it into your TV and enjoy your games up on the big screen.
The ARCHOS GamePad features two analog thumb-sticks and 12 facial buttons and 2 shoulder buttons giving you full control for your games.
Map controls with the Exclusive ARCHOS Game Mapping Tool
Map any virtual controlled game
Easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface ? map a game in seconds
Mapping profiles automatically load when you start your games
Hundreds of profiles included for the most popular games
Unleash the power of Android gaming with the patented Game Mapping Tool; exclusive to ARCHOS devices.
Even back-catalogue games, not originally made for physical controls, can work thanks to the ARCHOS Game Mapping Tool.
Thanks to the developments with the latest version of Android, developers are able to support physical controls in their latest games, giving you the best experience for your games.
Still a tablet
The ARCHOS GamePad is as much a tablet as a gaming device. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for tablets so includes all the improvements that come with Android Jelly Bean including even smoother interface animations, voice assistant and Google Now that shows you the right information at the right time.
With full access to the Google Play store the ARCHOS GamePad has access to over 600 000 apps and games, Google Play has the content for you.
The ARCHOS GamePad also includes access to all the Google designed Android apps; whether it?s surfing the web faster with Google Chrome, keeping in contact via Gmail, Google Talk and Google+ (with multi-user video calling), planning a trip with Google Maps or accessing your content on the cloud with Google Drive and its 5GB of free storage.
Because the ARCHOS GamePad is an ARCHOS tablet it also includes the best of multimedia with the ARCHOS Media Center applications; tailor made apps for Video and Music that include metadata scraping, auto-subtitles and of course, the best format and codec support around including 1080p video decoding. Combined with the front facing stereo speakers the ARCHOS GamePad can be your full on portable media device.
The ARCHOS Media Center apps in the ARCHOS GamePad also have the best in wireless media sharing; with uPnP and Samba for streaming media from a PC or Mac on your home network, or the ARCHOS media server to stream to a DNLA compatible TV. And thanks to Micro-HDMI port, you can plug your ARCHOS GamePad into an HDTV to have your content up on the big screen.
Display: 7??: 1024x600 capacitive 5 points multitouch screen
Application Framework: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Processor: ARM CORTEX dual-core A9 @ 1.6GHz, GPU quad-core Mali 400 MP, 3D OpenGL (ES 2.0)
Capacity: Flash Memory: 8GB + microSD Slot (SDHC compatible up to 64GB)
RAM: 1GB RAM
Video playback: H.264 HD (up to 1080p @ 30 fps), MPEG-42 HD (up to 1080p @ 30 fps), With the above codecs, the device can play video files with the following extensions: AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MPG, PS, TS, MKV, FLV
Audio Playback: MP3, WAV (PCM/ADPCM), AAC3, AAC+ 5.13, OGG Vorbis, FLAC
Photo viewer: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
Webcam: Front camera
Interfaces: USB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP), microSD (SDHC compatible), mini HDMI output6(Mini HDMI / HDMI cable sold separately)
Wireless technologies: Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous: Built-in speaker, G-sensor, Built-in Microphone
Power source: Internal: Lithium Polymer battery, External: Power adapter/charger
Dimensions & weight: 229.8 x 118.7mm x 15.4mm (9??x 4.6??x 0.6??), 330g (11.6 oz)
Minimum system requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP, or higher and Windows Media Player 11, Mac OS. X with Transfer Files application (not included), Linux with android MTP tool (not included), USB 2.0 interface