This is a great news for those of you who want to buy an eBook on color screen, but prefer to use E Ink display instead of LCD. Color variant of E Ink display has been developed since couple of years ago. You can find some products loaded with such technology in the market right now. However, most of them are not able to provide best performance like LCD display. Colors are not that good and the display quality is not easy on the eyes. However, you can say goodbye to such problem now. The answer for your prayer is recently come from Russia.
Local manufacturer named PocketBook is recently introduce a new 8 inch eBook reader that packed with front-light technology. It useful to help the screen shows it’s real color quality.
Dubbed as Color Lux, this eReader now sports 8 inch display panel with 600 x 800 pixels resolution. Thanks to the Triton 2 E Ink display technology, it can display color, shade of gray, and tipical black and gray texts without any problem. Display quality from Color Lux is similar to the one that you found on a regular eReader. When the front-light feature is turned off, your eBook will be displayed in black and white mode. In order to enable color mode, you’re only need to bring the front-light on again.
Pocketbook Color Lux should be an excellent choice for those of you who want to read various novel, comic and magazines without carrying too many books on your travel bag. It is now packed with 4GB internal memory, microSD card slot, and WiFi.
No information whether this device will make it’s way outside Russia or not. But my source said that Pocketbook plan to sell this device for $317.