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e-Book Readers

Pandigital SuperNova 8-inch Android Tablet And eReader

Pandigital has unveiled the SuperNova tablet eReader. The gadget ships with a pre-loaded Barnes & Noble NOOK eBook app and store, allowing you to download your favorite e-books. Measuring 6.25-inch x 8.5-inch, the tablet features an 8-inch (600 x 800) capacitive touchscreen display, the Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, an ARM Cortex-A8 chip from Samsung, a 4GB of storage space, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, an HDMI output, a built-in mic, stereo speakers, and a mini USB port. The tablet eReader also has a front-facing 0.3MP camera and a rear 3MP camera. Its battery provides up to 12-hour of operation time. [Liliputing]

Panasonic Raboo UT-PB1 Android-powered e-book Reader

Panasonic Japan has finally confirmed the availability of the Raboo UT-PB1 Android-powered e-book reader. This gadget will be launched in Japan on August 10th, 2011. Priced at 34,800 Yen($442), the Raboo UT-PB1 has a 7-inch (1024×600) color touchscreen, a dual core CPU, an 8GB of internal memory, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 1.3MP camera, and a microSDHC card slot. The new e-book reader supports XMDF, H.264, MPEG-4, WMV, AAC, MP3 and WMA files. [Panasonic Japan]

iriver Story HD e-Book Reader

by Isaiah on July 11, 2011

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Google is set to drop their very first e-Book reader ‘iriver Story HD’ that is based on Google eBooks, which means you’ll have direct access to over three million free and for-purchase Google e-Books via WiFi. In terms of specs, the device comes with a 6-inch 1024 x 768 e-ink display, a Freescale Cortex A8 processor, a 2GB of internal storage, an SDHC card slot, a QWERTY keyboard and WiFi connectivity. The iriver Story HD will hit Target stores and online starting July 17th for $139.99. [ZDNet]

ECS EB-850R Color e-book Reader

by Johan on June 1, 2011

ECS EB-850R Color e-book Reader

The ECS EB-850R color e-book reader is currently on display at Computex 2011. The gadget features an 8-inch (800 x 600) color resistive touchscreen with a Wondermedia 8650 processor, a choice of 256MB or 512MB of RAM and up to 32GB of storage space. Powered by the Google Android 2.2 OS, the ECS EB-850R also has a microSDHC card reader for storage expansion, Wi-FI and optional 2G/3G. This eReader is compatible with ePUB, PDF, FB2, TXT, CHM, RTF, JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, MP3, AAC, OGG and WAV file formats. [Akihabara]

Kobo eReader Touch Edition Shipped

by Johan on May 23, 2011

Kobo eReader Touch Edition Shipped

Kobo today announced the launch of the all-new Kobo eReader Touch Edition. The gadget adopts the latest Pearl E Ink technology and the Neonode zForce infrared touch technology to make reading on Kobo just like that of reading a real book. It is also able to store up to 30,000 books with an expandable memory. The new Kobo eReader Touch Edition will be available for pre-order at leading retailers across North America including Indigo, Best Buy, Walmart and Borders for an MSRP of $129.99. The new eReader will ship in early June 2011, in time for Father’s Day and graduation gifting, and includes a $10 Gift Card. [Press Release]