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e-Book Readers

txtr Beagle - The World's Smallest eReader

The txtr Beagle is claimed to be the world’s lightest and smallest eReader. Measuring 140mm x 105mm x 4.8mm and weighing at just 128 grams, the gadget features a 5-inch E-Ink display with 8-levels gray scale and an 800 x 600 pixel resolution and a 4GB of internal memory. The txtr Beagle also supports Bluetooth connectivity, allowing you to transfer ebooks from your Android smartphone to the Beagle using the free Txtr app. It can be personalized with back-covers in four vivid fashionable colors to fit your personal taste such as Jade Green, Grapefruit, Purple and Turquoise. The eReader draws power from a pair of AAA batteries. [Product Page]

Kobo mini eReader

by Johan on September 7, 2012

Kobo mini eReader

Kobo has recently introduced the Kobo mini e-book reader. Priced at only $79.99, the Kobo mini is equipped with a 5-inch E-Ink touch display, a built-in Wi-Fi and a 2GB of internal storage. Unfortunately, there is no memory card for storage expansion. The Kobo mini is available in black or white model, but you customize it with an interchangeable Kobo SnapBack in your favorite color such as Teal, Ruby Red and Purple. [Kobo]

Sony PRS-T2 eReader

by Johan on August 16, 2012

Sony PRS-T2 eReader

The Sony PRS-T2 eRader is currently available for purchase. Priced at only $129, the gadget features a 6-inch e-ink Pearl Display with a resolution of 600×800 pixels, Wi-Fi, a 1.3GB of internal memory, a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion of up to 32GB and a free Harry Potter book. Its rechargeable battery provides enough juice for up to two months. [Slashgear]

Barnes & Noble Releases Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

Barnes & Noble today announced the availability of its latest Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight. In case you didn’t know, the GlowLight is a patent-pending lighting technology that illuminates the E-Ink display with a soft light that is perfect for bedtime reading. Weighing less than 7 ounces, the new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight features a 6-inch E-Ink display, an extra-long battery life, a pre-installed anti-glare screen protector, Wi-Fi, a microUSB port and a microSD card slot. The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is now available for pre-order at Barnes & Noble stores for $139. [Barnes & Noble]

jetBook Color Deluxe eReader

by Johan on April 1, 2012

jetBook Color Deluxe eReader

The jetBook Color Deluxe eReader features a 9.7-inch Triton color E-Ink display with a 1,600 x 1,200 pixels resolution. The gadget is equipped with a C-Pen text scanner that allows you to capture text line by line. You can also capture text on curved or otherwise uneven surfaces. The jetBook Color Deluxe eReader retails for $599.99 a pop. [Product Page]

Mebook-Touch-Mini-(CVUZ-N23-N1)---Touchscreen-eBook-Reader

Chinavasion hits back by bringing you their newest touchscreen eBook reader, the Mebook Touch Mini (CVUZ-N23-N1). This pocket-friendly device comes with a 4.3-inch 480 x 272 color resistive touchscreen display, a 400MHz processor, a 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot (up to 16GB), a media player, a 3.5mm headset jack, a mini USB port, a built-in mono speaker and a built-in 1900mAh battery. The Mebook Touch Mini (CVUZ-N23-N1) will set you back just $49.93. [Product Page]

Upcoming Amazon Kindle Fire 2

by Johan on February 17, 2012

Upcoming Amazon Kindle Fire 2

Word has it that Amazon will launch the Kindle Fire 2 in May 2012. According to China Times, the next generation of Amazon Kindle Fire will be assembled at Foxconn. This upcoming e-book reader is also rumored to contain lower-priced materials. Unfortunately, there is no official confirmation from Amazon so far. Stay tuned for more updates. [China Times]

Amazon Kindle Touch Wi-Fi Now Available Worldwide

Amazon has started rolling out the Kindle Touch Wi-Fi to countries outside the US. Measuring 4.7-inch x 0.4-inch x 6.8-inch and weighing at only 7.5 oz, this e-book reader features a 6-inch E-ink display with multitouch functionality, a built-in wireless adapter and Wi-Fi connectivity that allows users to download e-books. Other specs include the text-to-speech technology, MP3 playback and the EasyReach touch technology that enables you to use this eReader with only one hand. The Amazon Kindle Touch Wi-Fi retails for $139. [Amazon]

Kobee Jin Yong e-book Reader

by Johan on January 31, 2012

Kobee Jin Yong e-book Reader

Qualcomm has introduced the Kobee Jin Yong e-book reader at the Taipei International Book Fair. Powered by a customized Google Android 2.3 operating system, the Kobee Jin Yong e-book reader comes jam packed with a 1GHz SnapDragon S2 processor and a 5.7-inch Mirasol display with a 1024 x 768 pixel resolution. Sadly, there is no info on pricing or availability at this time. [Press Release]

PocketBook A7 Android e-book Reader

by Johan on January 26, 2012

PocketBook A7 Android e-book Reader

If you are looking for a new e-book reader, then check out the PocketBook A7. As a competitor to the Amazon Kindle Fire, the gadget is powered by a 1GHz single-core processor with the Google Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread OS, a 512MB of RAM, a 4GB of internal storage, a 7-inch (1024×600) display, a 2MP front-facing camera and a microSD card slot. [GoodReader]