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Archos FamilyPad 2
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Archos FamilyPad 2 1.6GHz 8GB 13.3" Tablet

1.6GHz Android 8GB 13.3" Jan 2013
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Perfectly sized to gather around, the new ARCHOS FamilyPad 2 and its impressive 13.3 inch (34cm) HD screen will become the whole family's companion. Powered by a 1.6 GHz Dual-core processer,... More
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10 Reasons For

Robust

Two people who purchased the product considered that it was strong and durable. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “A sturdy tablet with a large screen”. One Archos FamilyPad 2 reviewer wrote that it was well made. Three years ago Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “Solid and can take a few tumbles - ideal if youre handing it off to the children -”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use.

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

The FamilyPad 2 has one of the largest screen sizes (13.3 inches) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablet computers that have been around for more than two years the screen sizes range from 3.5" to 19".

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Archos FamilyPad 2 has a quite fast processor clock speed (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the FamilyPad 2. The average processor clock speed of tablets that were released more than two years ago is 1.4GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.3GHz.

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Quite Long Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of 144 hours, the FamilyPad 2 has a fairly long maximum battery life compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the FamilyPad 2. Across all the tablets that were released more than two years ago the maximum battery life range from 3h to 1,700h.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of tablets of a similar age and type to the FamilyPad 2 is 1.1MP. With a front camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the Archos FamilyPad 2 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Flash Storage Medium

This tablet has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many tablet computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the FamilyPad 2 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst tablet computers of this age. The maximum memory card sizes of tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the FamilyPad 2 range from 16GB to 130GB.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

The Archos FamilyPad 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The best display resolution of all comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the FamilyPad 2 is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 480 pixels.

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6 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Tablet computer expert review website gadgetshow.channel5.com scored this Archos tablet 60%. That puts this tablet in the bottom 20% of all the tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

Archos Only Has Unexceptional Tablet Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Archos tablet computers and also specifically for Archos tablet computers and found that in both cases Archos had unexceptional reviews.

Not 3G Compatible

The FamilyPad 2 is not 3G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the FamilyPad 2 are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

Most similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the FamilyPad 2 are not 4G compatible. The Archos FamilyPad 2 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Very Short Continuous Video Playback Time

The average continuous video playback time of tablet computers that are a similar age to the FamilyPad 2 is 13h. The Archos FamilyPad 2 has one of the shorter continuous video playback times (only 6 hours) amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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Heavy

The lightest tablet that has been available for a comparable time to the FamilyPad 2 is 120g heavy and the heaviest is 8.5kg. At 1.3 kilograms, the Archos FamilyPad 2 is very heavy compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Archos FamilyPad 2

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Archos tablet was released.

Two Processor Cores

Compared to the other 183 comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the FamilyPad 2 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Archos FamilyPad 2 has two processor cores which is average.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 2 megapixels, the FamilyPad 2 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the FamilyPad 2.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Archos FamilyPad 2 has a pretty typical internal storage capacity (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Specification

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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Processor Architecture
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
3G Compatible
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
HDMI Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Messaging
Instant Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Subtitle Format
Video Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Orientation Sensor
Accelerometer
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Maximum Battery Life
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
WiFi

Expert Reviews

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A sturdy tablet with a large screen, the Archos FamilyPad 2 makes for a durable and easy to use slate that?s inevitably restricted to the home by its size, so it?s perfect for families with young...

The Archos FamilyPad 2 is large, absurdly so for a tablet - its barely smaller than two iPads side by side, and substantially thicker, but its built to last
The black plastic is boring but solid and can take a few tumbles - ideal if youre handing it off to the children - and the 1280 800 display is sharp and easy on the eye, with 10-finger multitouch supp
We wont dwell on the size for long
Suffice to say it really isnt for everyone, and you should think long and hard if its the right fit for you first
Perhaps more of an issue is the software
The FamilyPad 2 runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which is now two versions behind the cutting edge
Its a gap thats more keenly felt on tablets than phones, as Android version 4.2 provides multiple account

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