Archos GamePad Price and Availability announced

Archos has finally announced pricing and availability for its latest GamePad ANdroid gaming tablet which was unveiled at the CES 2013.  Gamers will be able to grab their units sometimes starting in February for a price of just $ 169.

Spec-wise, the GamePad is powered by a  a 1.6GHz dual-core processor packs a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 and support for 16 million colors, a quad-core Mali-400 MP4 graphics that supports 3D games and 8GB of internal storage. The device has a a built-in microSD card slot for expanding the storage.

Foe connectivity, there are  a USB 2.0 port and a miniHDMI port as well as a front-facing camera, a built-in speaker, microphone and G-sensor. The device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There are game controllers on both sides of the tablet which makes playing games easier and comfortable.

The Archos GamePad measures  10mm thick and weighs 0.7 pounds. The tablet is targeted at those who are looking for a neat and affordable gaming device, as an Android device, you may not find it difficult to use.