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Old 03-14-2008, 02:09 AM   #46
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Netronix eBook

Originally Posted by Alexander Turcic View Post
Details are a bit hazy on this one, but it looks like Taiwan-based Netronix Inc. is diving into serious e-book business. On their website you'll find two featured e-book readers, the EB-100 with a 6-inch E ink screen, and the EB-300 with a spine-tingling 9.7-inch screen. The EB-100 looks very much like the other 6-inch e-book readers we've seen coming from the Far East, so let's focus on the EB-300:
  • Screen: 9.7" E Ink e-paper, touch-enabled
  • Resolution: 1200 x 825 pixels, 170 dpi, 4 grayscale
  • Dimensions: 255mm(H )x 195mm(W) x 14mm(D)
  • Memory: 4Gbit NAND type (Flash), 64MB (SDRAM)
  • Storage: SD Card
  • Connectivity: 802.11g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Power: 3.7V 2100mAh Li-ion
  • Interfaces: 2x USB, 1x stereo
  • OS: Windows 5.0
  • E-book formats: TXT, PDF, RTF, HTML, BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, MP3, AAC
Full specs attached.

Adding some meat to this story, earlier this year famed E Ink panel manufacturer PVI bought shares of Netronix with the goal to "jointly enter the e-book market." Now we're yearning for a release date.

Thanks to eagle-eyed lee1234 for the news!


This is Lisa of Netronix. Thanks for your recommendation to our device EB100 .EB100 is our entry level products and EB300 for both 6" & 9.7" E-paper Panel with WinCE platform which could support WiFi, Touchscreen & Bluetooth & SD3G will be coming soon probably by end June for 6" and end of Sept. for 9.7" . With those function users could select their wireless connection they prefer. Very friendly for users. Even you're in a small island for a vaction, still you could apply SD3G to connect internet to enjoy your life. Futhermore, with touchscreen function it will make users feel more friendly. We believed that users could whiled away the whole free time reading ebook. Will share you release schedule as soon as possible.
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