Samsung launched a Gamepad on monday which is specially optimized for gaming on the companies series of Galaxy devices. This gamepad is compatible with Android 4.1 Jellybean. GamePad is attachable to mobile devices ranging from 4 inches to 6.3 inches, and connects to the smartphone via a Bluetooth connection. This device also supports non-Samsung phones and tablets.
Gamepad connects with smartphones and tablets through Bluetooth pairing. The most convenient features optimized for Samsung devices running Android 4.3 such as Galaxy Note 3, S4, Note II, and S III enable easy connectivity with Gamepad via NFC tag and quicker access to games via the 'PLAY' button.
On the hardware front, the gamepad provides an 8-way D-Pad and an analog stick on the left, and an analog stick and four action buttons on the right. The "PLAY" button resides right in the middle, and each shoulder has a trigger button. The peripheral comes with a rechargeable 160mA battery, Bluetooth 3.0 and NFC connectivity (the latter on Samsung phones with Android 4.3 only).
The GamePad is currently available in select European markets and will be available in additional regions in the coming weeks.
Labels: Android 4.1 Gamepad., Gamepad, Samsung