Now available in Europe
Archos has announced the official availability for its cool Android gaming tablet called the GamePad. This tablet has 14 physical buttons that users can map to touchscreen controls for their favorite Android game apps. The buttons include a pair of analog thumb sticks.
Software installed on the device allows for easy mapping of the physical controls to any Android application on the market today. The tablet has a seven-inch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 resolution. The tablet also supports 16 million colors and five points of touch.
The tablet runs Android 4.1 for the operating system, is 10 mm thick, and weighs 330 g. The tablet is scheduled to launch in the US in early Q1 of 2013. Pricing for the US is unknown at this time.