|07-01-2009, 10:24 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2008
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Borders UK introduces new reader
On the last day of June, Borders UK announced a new reader for the UK market. Named "Elonex ebook", the device can be purchased in all of the chain's stores. The price of £189 makes it a cheaper alternative to the Sony Reader, and it supports ePub and Adobe formats -- suitable for the e-books being sold on Borders website.
Peter Newbould, commercial director at Borders, said: "... by launching the Elonex e-book at a retail price of £189, making it available in all of our UK stores and ensuring it is easy to shop the 45,000 titles at www.borders.co.uk, we hope to bring new customers into the market."
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Last edited by Elsi; 07-01-2009 at 11:11 AM.
|07-01-2009, 10:29 AM||#2|
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|07-01-2009, 02:20 PM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: London, UK
Device: iPad, iPhone, K3 & Amazon - between them they cover my needs.
Hope they're making a decent margin on the reader 'cos I don't think they'll sell a lot of eBooks...
|07-04-2009, 12:46 PM||#4|
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