Archos has launched their new Archos FamilyPad 2 Android tablet which has a 13.3 inch screen supporting 10 point multi-touch input, and with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, running on Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, and is powered by a Dual-core A9 processor clocked at 1.6GHz, supported by 1GB of RAM and Quad-core GPU Mali 400 MP4 graphics.

The  Archos FamilyPad 2 has an inbuilt 8GB of storage which can be expanded via the use of microSD cards up to a maximum of 64GB, and features a 2 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, together with a 2 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs.

“The ARCHOS FamilyPad 2 is powered by a fast Dual-core processor combined with a powerful quad-core graphics processor, plenty of processing power that means that Android is smoother, your apps open faster and internet browsing is more fluid than ever. 

Because it’s got a mini-HDMI port, you can plug the ARCHOS FamilyPad 2 into your HDTV to experience the complete Android™ interface on your TV. Great for watching videos or sharing that gaming session on the big screen. The ARCHOS FamilyPad 2 also has a microSD card slot to boost storage as well as USB Host to transfer data from a USB flash or hard drive.”


Tech Specs

Included in box • Tablet, charger, USB data cable, documentation
Display • 13.3’’: 1280 x 800 pixels
Application Framework • Android 4.1, “Jelly Bean”
Processor • Dual-core A9 @ 1.6GHz
• Quad-core GPU Mali 400 MP4
Capacity • 8GB* + micro SD (compatible with cards up to 64GB)
Video playback1 • H.264 HD (up to 1080p @30fps)
• MPEG-42 HD (up to 1080p @30fps)
• With the above codecs, the device can play video files with the following extensions: AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MPG, PS, TS, MKV, FLV
Audio Playback1 • MP3
• AAC3, AAC+ 5.13
• OGG Vorbis
Photo viewer4 • JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
Subtitles • .srt, .ssa, .smi, .sub formats supported
Cameras • Front 2MP
• Back 2 MP
Interfaces • Micro USB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP)
• USB host via OTG
• microSD (compatible with 64 GB cards)
• Audio Jack 3.5mm
• HDMI output (Mini HDMI / HDMI cable sold separately)
Wireless technologies • WiFi
Miscellaneous • Built-in speaker
• G-sensor
• Built-in Microphone
Power source • Internal: Lithium Polymer battery
• External: Power adapter/charger
Battery life4 • Video playback time: 10h
• Standby: 6 days
Dimensions & weight • 337 mm x 230 mm x 11.6 mm (13.3’’ x 9.0’’ x 0.45’’)
• 1.3 kg (2.86 pounds)
Software update • Updates can be downloaded at
Package includes • ARCHOS FamilyPad 2, Tablet support, USB cable, Power adapter, Quick Start Guide (QSG)
Source: Archos