– site about jetbooks ™ – ebook readers from Ectaco, Inc. Here you 2 Years standby; SD card slot: Expandable up to 2 GB; Font Size: 16pt – 32pt. Ectaco has quietly released its second generation Jetbook Color e-Reader today and the most exciting aspect about it is that it is using e-Ink. When Ectaco announced last Fall that they were releasing a new Jetbook Color 2 ereader this Spring, I was excited to read that it would have a.

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The image at right shows a basic diagram of the filter and the underlying E-ink screen. At that price point the market is awfully tight, and the limited functionality of an ereader is a negative that the E-ink screen might not overcome. English handheld dictionaries English translation software.

Ectaco Jetbook Color Review | Color E Ink eReader Reviews

Over languages available. English coor dictionaries English translation software. Looking for a tool to help you learn the language or at least to be able to communicate with the locals? Way too small for immersive reading.

Classwork and Homework is not currently functional for U. The solution for this problem is: In spite of all the hype, eftaco in spite of however we might wish it weren’t the case, E-ink simply cannot yet make a color screen that doesn’t look gray.


While it offers a sunlight-friendly E Ink display that shows some color, we ran into a plethora of problems that we’re not sure this device can grow out of. The JetBook’s display uses electromagnetetic touch recognition, so the only way to interact with the screen is by using the included stylus.

However, after a menu was opened, we did continue to see a residual outline and could even read the words from the menu long after we had moved on to the next page. And considering this device’s educational focus, this seems an essential feature.

Click here to learn about devices featuring multiple languages Specifications:. But i credit its drawbacks really to ectaxo early stage of color eInk readers. Skip to content Tweet. California Yellow Buy now! I think the new screen is an jetbool, and jetbok just about the same grey as a recycled newspaper. Frumentous 6 May, It should give you degrees of color with 16 levels of each. Alaska Gray Buy now! Inside of a book, we found six font sizes to choose from, but no alternative fonts.

The distracting blinks of the page turns could not be activated by the stylus.

Only if you need a large format reader. Nate Hoffelder 14 May, With the success experienced in Eastern Europe, we’ve decided to release the jetBook Color worldwide so everyone can enjoy an eReading device with tons of functionality and a non-backlit display that’s safe on the eyes.

The Jetbook Color 2 Shows Why Color E-ink Screens Are a Dead End

The sides are rimmed in an electro-plated plastic strip that looks like steel. The company clarified that after about 5 seconds idle, the tiny blue LED light above the OK button turns off and this constitutes sleep.


Amazon has recently acquired Liquiavista, meaning that they are at least toying with the idea of releasing a color ereader. I dont have a jetbook personally, merely because it just always seemed too expensive for what it delivers.

Nate Hoffelder 14 August, The black also available in white plastic face of the JetBook Color felt grainy, but didn’t pick up any fingerprints. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group. Meanwhile, Triton 2 has the same color display, but instead of using square pixels it is using rectangular. The one and only electronic voice translator specially designed to learn and communicate in Chinese! Take a look at Pocketbook Lux. Red, black, and white.

I couldn’t, and I had to confirm by email that I had a Jetbook Color 2. Color E-ink screens cannot.

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