I don't know if this is real or an elaborate hoax, but it's interesting enough that I decided to share it anyway.
As you may know, ebook distributor Endless Ideas has been dropping hints about a new ebook reader on Twitter. They've suggested it will have a 5" screen
, and hinted that they will be breaking the the $200 barrier
Well, one of our forum members
found this page
. It's in Chinese, so if you need a translation, look at the English language page here
. It might nor be the same device, and it might even be a hoax. But it's worth having a look.
The V5 is basically the mini version of the V3. Here are the specs:
Availability: May 2009
Dimensions：Size: 151.2mm (length) × 105mm (width) × 10mm (H)
Main screen: 5-inch electronic paper display (E-Ink technology), 8 gray
Memory: SDRAM: 512MB, built-in 2MB NOR FLASH
Weight: about 160g
Power: built-in Li-ion 1000 mAh
Communications: A. headphones C. SD card slot interface B.USB1.1
Expansion: the largest 16G SD Card
Operating temperature: 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
Storage Temperature: -20 ℃ ~ 55 ℃ (non-rechargeable batteries)
Supported formats: txt, pdf, doc, chm, wol, rar, zip, jpg, bmp, tiff, fb2, djvu, gif (static), epub, html, htm, ppt, prc, mbi, pdb, MP3, etc.
CPU：Samsung Arm9 200Mhz CPU: Samsung Arm9 200Mhz
Operating System: Linux OS
Accessories: charger, data cable, SIM card, headphones, lanyard, a battery, 1G SD card