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TMCNet:  ARCHOS Brings Back Game Night and Puts a Digital Twist on Family Time with the Release of FamilyPad

[November 20, 2012]

ARCHOS Brings Back Game Night and Puts a Digital Twist on Family Time with the Release of FamilyPad

Nov 20, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- ARCHOS, an award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, is proud to announce a new type of tablet for the entire family called the FamilyPad. Perfectly sized for a family to use together the FamilyPad, featuring an impressive 34cm HD screen, will become the must have family companion this holiday season.

Families can sit down and play digital board games, watch movies, share pictures or connect to social networks together. The FamilyPad runs smoothly and displays everything on a large sharp color 1280*800 HD display. It also features a 10x multitouch screen that allows up to four people to play a game as if it's a real game board. It can also be put on display in the kitchen, living room or family room as a family organiser.

The FamilyPad will be first released in the UK for GBP274.99 starting in December 2012.

Play together The FamilyPad brings a new meaning to family game night and recreates the traditional board game into a digital game that provides a complete interactive experience for the entire family. With its 10x Multitouch screen, families can play games with up to four people at time for a real game board experience. The FamilyPad features thousands of various games to choose from including a range of pre-installed games selected by ARCHOS for an instant out of the box gaming experience.

Perfect for sharing movies and pictures Family members can load all their HD videos, pictures or movies on this tablet for a high quality 1080P HD resolution viewing experience. The FamilyPad features a special embedded animated slide show functions that make pictures come alive for an entertaining slide show on a 34cm screen.

Organise the family Family members can use the FamilyPad as a complete family organiser by placing it on display in the kitchen, living room or common area. In addition, they can keep connected with friends and family anytime through social networking and chat applications. It also allows configuration of a variety of email accounts for each family member, access to newspapers, sport news, financial information, traffic updates, weather forecasts and more. The FamilyPad is the perfect sized display tablet that will help keep every family member informed and organisedeach day.

Technical Specs: - Storage: 8GB flash memory and expandable via micro SDHC Slot up to 32 GB - Operating system: ANDROID(TM) 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" - CPU: ARM Cortex A8 @ 1 GHz RAM: 1GB - Display: 13.3" inch (34cm), capacitive 10 points MultiTouch Screen, 16 million colors, 1280 x 800 HD screen resolution - Interfaces: 1x Micro USB host 2.0 for external devices, Micro SD slot, HDMI output - Camera: Front camera 2.0 MP (1600*1200) and back camera 2.0 MP (1600*1200) About ARCHOS ARCHOS, pioneer in the portable audio and video player market, and now specialising in Android Tablets, has repeatedly revolutionised the market for consumer electronics since 1988. Today, ARCHOS offers Android Tablets, Tablet PCs and MP3/MP4 players. In 2000, ARCHOS launched the Jukebox 6000, the first MP3 player combined with a hard disk. Then in 2003 ARCHOS introduced the first portable multimedia players with TV recording. In 2006 Wi-Fi is implemented and then touch screens in 2007. In 2008, ARCHOS launched the first generation Internet Tablets, and then the first ever Android powered tablets in 2009. ARCHOS has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. ARCHOS is quoted on Compartment B of Eurolist, Euronext Paris, ISIN CodeFR0000182479.

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