Looking for new Android tablet with “Big Screen” for immersive multimedia and games experience? If you are not to concern about brand and just looking a multimedia tablet that has a bigger display than conventional Android tablet at affordable price, we believe you will like Archos FamilyPad. Yeah, the French consumer electronics company has expanded their multimedia Android tablet line up with the FamilyPad, a 13 inch budget friendly device that pre-installed with a various games and Android 4.0 OS. Are you interesting? Check detail specs, short review and features below.
Like Toshiba Excite 13 tablet, the FamilyPad also offer impressive viewing and games experience. It sports a 13.3 inch touch screen display that offers 16:9 aspect ratio and deliver 16 million colors provide clear, crisp and vivid color when you play Android games or watching video. The display support for playing 720HD video playback with 10-finger touch support and can produce maximum resolution of 1200 x 800 pixel. On the press release, the company said, “With its 10x multitouch screen, families can play games with up to four people at time for a real game board experience”. If the display size is not enough to gives impressive viewing experience, the HDMI port with support 1080HD video allows users to connect and enjoy the video and games on bigger HDTV.
Inside, Archos FamilyPad comes with a standard configuration likes other mid range Android tablets, such as a 1GHZ ARM Cortex A8 processor that paired with 1GB of RAM, 8GB or 16GB of internal storage with microSD card slot for expanded memory space with extra 32GB storage and working on Android Ice Cream Sandwich as the operating system. We did not yet get any info about updated OS, but we think this device will be upgraded to Android Jelly Bean in the future.
Other specifications are an audio jack, speakers, front facing camera, 2.0 Megapixel camera for capture photo and video recording support, USB port and a standard WiFi for internet connection. Yeah, we think this device is not ideal for travel companion and to big for your children, but if you are looking a Christmas gift for your wife, we sure she will love it. If you live in UK, Archos FamilyPad tablet will be ready for order in December, 2012 with starting price around of £274.99 and expected will be release soon in US after UK.