Archos has shipped its 7-inch “jelly beans” Gamepad to the United States market, in addition to with the entitative control keys, it can also run most games on Google Play, and it’s priced at $ 179. This 7-inch handheld is essentially an Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” tablet device, which allows users to specify their preferred control schemes for each game. Archos Gamepad is equipped with a dual-core 1.6GHz Cortex A9 CPU and 1GB RAM.
Archos Gamepad screen is 7-inch with a resolution of 1024×600, the appearance is a bit like the Sony’s PSV. It’s with quad-core Mali 400MP GPU, 8GB internal storage, supports up to 64GB microSD card expansion. It has 1.2-megapixel front camera and 2 megapixel rear camera.
In addition to providing a mobile gaming platform combined touch and physical buttons (2 joystick) control, it also has the four-way keys, D-pad, and two Shoulder Buttons. The Archos Gamepad comes with this French media center applications, including supporing music and video applications, multiple video decoding and the automatic subtitles.
The device is now available online and in retail stores, and it’s priced at $ 179.