Archos GamePad 2

65
Global
Score
65

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Model

Key Specs

Game format
Downloadable
Direction control
D-pad, Thumb stick
Online features
Store, Browser

General

Game format
Downloadable

Display

Secondary display
no

Controls / accessories

Direction control
D-pad, Thumb stick (2)

Sound

Speakers
Stereo
Audio jack
3.5mm

Media playback

Photo viewer
yes (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)
Audio playback
yes (AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA)
Video playback
yes (AVI, DivX, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD)

Networking / online service

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Online features
Store, Browser
Downloadable content
Games, Game updates, TV shows, Movies, Music

Storage

Internal storage
yes (8 GB)
Memory card support
yes (microSD)

Hardware

CPU speed
1.6 GHz
System RAM
2048 MB

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-polymer)