Wikipad drops to $199 in the U.S., adds game control mapping tool
Map touch controls to the Wikipads hardware controller
A quick heads up for anyone interested in the Wikipad gaming tablet that the U.S. price is down to $199. That represents a $50 price reduction, and other territories we're told will announce any similar discounts at a later time. Wikipad comes pre-installed with a selection of top Android games including Shadowgun: Deadzone and Dead Trigger 2.
In addition to the price cut, Wikipad has also announced a new game control mapping tool. The tool will help you map touchscreen game controls to the hardware controller to improve your all round Android gaming experience. And of course, it's also a detachable 7-inch Android 4.2 Jelly Bean tablet to boot. The full press release can be found down below.
WIKIPAD GAME MAPPER AND NEW PRICE POINT
$199 Price Point Provides Gamers the Ultimate Android Tablet Optimized for Games
Wikipad, Inc. (www.wikipad.com) today announced a new price for the Wikipad 7” gaming tablet. Now priced at $199, Wikipad 7” is the only tablet to possess both the unique combination of a console quality gaming experience with the functionality and portability of a high end tablet thanks to its award-winning and patented detachable dual-analog controller.
The Wikipad 7” also announced that touch games can now be mapped to a controller eliminating one of the limitations of mobile games in that games often have control schemes not suited for touch screen play. Aptly named Wikipad Controller Assistant, users can now transform ordinary touchscreen controls of virtually any Android game into extraordinary gaming experiences using Wikipad’s gamepad mapper and patented gamepad controller. Content is king and Wikipad 7” offers a complete ransom of software riches such as Madfinger Games’ Dead Trigger 2 and titles from amazing partners such as Google Play from Google Mobile Services, PlayStation®Mobile games from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., and TegraZone – NVIDIA's free app that highlights the best games optimized for the Tegra processor.
When the gamepad controller is detached, Wikipad’s sleek design and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system provide gamers with power, speed and functionality necessary for surﬁng the web, watching the latest YouTube sensation, tweeting, checking Facebook status, Netflix and enjoying all the latest ﬁlms, books, magazines and music. Fans can even use dongles such as Google Chromecast to stream content direct from Wikipad 7” to their TV.
Wikipad 7” comes standard with 16 GB memory and possess an additional micro SD slot to support a further 32 GB of storage together with micro USB, GPS, accelerometer and gyroscope. The tablets ultra-light, super thin chassis stands optimized for cloud gaming with a 12 core Nvidia GPU. With an aspect ratio of 16:10, a 2-mega-pixel front facing camera the Wikipad 7” gaming tablet offers true widescreen HD display and HDMI out.
For a full list of retailers, product specs, a comprehensive support page, technical forums, and retailers please visit: http://www.wikipad.com/
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Did AC ever review this device ? Posted via Android Central App
So I never even heard about this device. I think I want it Posted via Android Central App
think everyone did at the time. sure they did a10 inch and a 7 inch. Posted via Android Central App