Deal: £75 Archos GamePad 7in tablet

Both Argos and Amazon have slashed the price of the Archos GamePad Android-based gaming device as the French manufacturer is preparing to launch a followup to that device. At £74.99, this is a massive 42 per cent discount off the suggested retail price and a great price for what is essentially an Android tablet.

The device runs on a dual-core Rockchip RK3066 system-on-chip clocked at 1.6GHz, has 1GB of RAM, 8GB onboard storage, a microSD card slot, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 7in touchscreen display with a 1,024 x 600 pixel resolution, a USB port, a front-facing camera but no rear ones.

However what sets it really apart from the rest of the rest of the competition are 14 physical buttons and dual analog thumb-sticks complete with a mapping tool that allows it to emulate many recent and older gaming consoles.

Bear in mind though that a refurbished PS Vita gaming console can be purchased for around £100 but it is way less versatile. You can read our review of the Archos Gamepad 7in tablet here.

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