iRex DR800SG -8.1″ touchscreen 3G ebook reader

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Earlier in the news has already been mentioned that the company iRex Technologies is preparing to release a new 8-inch e-book. And then took the announcement of this device, which the company called iRex DR800SG. Novelty is an electronic book with a 8.1-inch display, made by technique of e-ink. Also, e-book is equipped with a module Qualcomm Gobi, to support third generation mobile communication. The device has 2 GB of internal memory and slot for memory cards.

Users can download e-book PDF, EPUB, Newspaper Direct, Fictionwise, eReader, and TXT files. Device management is possible using a stylus, and such gestures as turning the page or tab is also possible with the touch of fingers. DR800SG be used in the U.S. network operator Verizon (and GSM 3G roaming), which will provide access to such providers of electronic books as Barnes & Noble eBookstore, Newspaper Direct, and LibreDigital.

Unlimited communication on the Verizon network will be included in the cost DR800SG. In the kit will be delivered as a leather cover. Cost of electronic books iRex DR800SG be $ 399,99, and release is scheduled for October. It is also expected output capacitance color version in the second quarter of 2010, then the same is expected to start sales in Europe.