After announcing their android gaming tablet earlier this year, Wikipad will be launching the highly awaited Wikipad 7 in the US, on June 11th at $249 ( Rs. 14,136 Approximately). The tablet comes with a weightless, ultra responsive, detachable controller, which is a award wining and patented piece of technology. It is said to bring a console quality experience and functionality to the tablet.
"The launch of the Wikipad 7 tablet signals a transformative turning point in the direction of the mobile gaming industry. Wikipad's tablet combines the latest range of features found in a premium Android tablet together with the unrivaled console video game experience only available with a gamepad," said Matthew Joynes, Chairman of Wikipad Inc.
"There is no other mobile device on the market that possesses Wikipad's unique functionality and versatility and all available with full warranty and customer support at an entry level price point," said Fraser Townley, President of Sales at Wikipad Inc.
As for the specifications of Wikipad 7, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based tablet comes with a 7 inch, 16:10 IPS HD display with Capacitive mulch-touch capability, NVIDIA Tegra 3 mobile processor with quad-core CPU and a high-performance 12-core NVIDIA GPU,1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, microSD slot up to 32GB, 2-megapixel front facing camera, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi,micro USB, GPS, HDMI out,3-axis accelerometer and gyroscope.
Wikipad will offer users access to PlayStation Mobile, Big Fish Games, TegraZone, Google Play, OnLive and many other services.
"PlayStation Mobile is a global initiative to bring the PlayStation -like game experiences to a wide-reaching community of tablet and smartphone gamers. We're excited to bring PlayStation Mobile to the Wikipad tablet which provides a portable gaming experience that is fun and compelling," said Ronald Schaffner, Director Business Development, and Sony Computer Entertainment America.
"Wikipad's dual-analog gamepad controller transforms our mobile games such as the multiplayer Shadowgun: DeadZone and the action FPS Dead Trigger into entertaining AAA console-like experiences," Tomas Slapota, Vice President, MADFINGER Games
We are excited to be a launch partner for the innovative Wikipad gaming tablet that provides a brand new platform for our cloud-based, interactive streaming product, Big Fish Instant Games," said Jina Heverley, vice president and general manager of PC, Mac and Cloud for Big Fish.
"Using the cloud-optimized Wikipad platform, casual game players will be delighted when they turn on their tablet to find more than 250 casual games from Big Fish available on their new device. The Wikipad is the perfect platform to introduce Big Fish games to a new, vibrant gaming audience." She added.