Tablet With Gamepads Coming To GameStop

[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

GameStop has partnered with Wikipad to offer the Wikipad tablet, a tablet with an attachable console-quality gamepad controller, through its stores and website. Wikipad will launch  with a  suite of games from PlayStation Mobile, NVIDIA’s Tegra Zone, and Google Play, among others. The device will be available October 31 for $499.

The Wikipad is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and supports the PlayStation Mobile platform.

Lets take a quick look at the Wikipad tech specs:

  • Processor: nVidia Tegra 3 T30S, 1.4GHz Quad-core
  • Operating System: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Display: 10.1″ (diagonal) LCD (1280×800) 16:10 ratio wide-view panel, Gorilla glass screen, Capacitive multi-touch screen (supports 10-point gesture)
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
  • Storage : Internal Memory: 1GB DDR2, Flash Memory: 16GB, Micro SD Slot: supports up to 32GB
  • Sensors: 3-axis Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, e-Compass, Gyroscope, Active Vibration
  • Input/Output: Docking connector port, 3.5mm stereo headphone minijack, Built-in stereo speakers, Microphone, Micro USB connector, HDMI output
  • Camera: Front: 2-megapixel, Rear: 8-megapixel (Autofocus, flash)
  • Battery: Built-in 23.46 watt-hour rechargable lithium-polymer battery, Up to 8 hrs watching video
  • Size/Weight: Width: 10.34 inches (262.6 mm) / Height: 6.91 inches (175.4 mm) /Depth: 0.34 inch (8.6 mm) /Weight: 1.23 pounds (560 g)

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