Archos has recently announced the launch of its latest tablet called Archos FamilyPad 2 which is considered to be a successor to the earlier launched FamilyPad model. This latest device will prove to be an apt choice for the complete family to have an entertaining time together. Physically the tablet measures 337 X 230 X 11.6 mm in size but it has a weight of around 1.3Kgs which can be a matter for concern for those who were looking for a lightweight device. A quick stand is also provided with the tablet so that users can dock it and enjoy the desktop like experience. Powered by dual core A9 processor which is clocked at 1.6GHz the device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and features Quad Core GPU Mali 400 MP4 that offers fast and smooth performance so that your overall experience with browsing and application is impressive. The latest OS of the tablet comes along with improved features like smooth interface animations, Google Now, voice assistant, access to Google Play and its applications and 5GB of free Google Drive storage.
FamilyPad 2 features 13.3 inches of HD screen that offers resolution support of up to 1280 X 800 pixels which along with 16M colors offer perfect quality of contents. The big size display of the tablet enables the user to have impressive gaming, video and movie watching experience with your friends as well as family. Moreover the battery of the device supports more than 10 hours of video playback time so that you can simply dock your FamilyPad 2 on its stand and have an entertaining time.
There is 1GB of RAM in the device that comes along with 8GB of internal memory that can be supported through cards that support expansion by up to 64GB. For audio entertainment, its music player is made compatible with multiple formats including MP3, AAC3, OGG Vorbis, WAV and AAC+. Other supported file formats include MPEG-4, MP4, H.264, AVI, MPG, 3GP, MOV, MKV, PS and FLAC. The 2 MP of back camera present in Archos tablet can capture decent quality images and its front 2MP camera facilitates video chatting with your loved ones. When it comes to sharing media wireless this tablet comes along with latest features including ARCHOS media server, Samba and uPnP and others. For enhanced multimedia experience comes packed ARCHOS Media Center applications , applications which are specifically tailor made for the music and videos like auto subtitles and metadata scrapping, codec and format support including video decoding.
The mini HDMI port of the tablet enables the user to connect the tablet to their HDTV to enjoy Android experience on big display of their TV sets. In order to transfer the data from the hard drive or a USB flash, you can make use of USB host. Additional features of the tablet include 3.5mm audio jack, built in speaker, built in microphone, G Sensor, WiFi, Office suite Viewer and others. Archos FamilyPad 2 will be made available in Europe and will be available with a price tag of € 299. The price details and availability in US and UK is not yet revealed by the company.