Color Plastic Logic e-reader will launch in Spring 2010

Sunday, October 11, 2009

The representative of the bookselling company Barnes & Noble Dzhoresson Daniel (Daniel Joresson) confirmed at CTIA, that the first color e-book will appear in the U.S. in the spring of 2010. Electronic device manufacturing Plastic Logic will have smaller dimensions than 8,5 x11 inches and will screen the size of a paperback. It is expected that color e-reader from Barnes & Noble will be earlier than the version with a color display Amazon Kindle, as well as most other competitors.

E-book, which naturally, will have its own direct access to Barnes & Noble. While there is no certainty, but it seems that simultaneously with the release of color e-reader will annex B & N access to the online store e-books for mobile phones, including iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices.

According to the source of The Wall Street Journal's, significantly earlier than the spring B & N will provide 6-inch device from Plastic Logic, which also holds for technology e-Ink, but it works only in grayscale, as well as most of today's e-reader. This model will be equipped with touch-screen and on-screen keyboard. According to the representative of the company, the device should appear on sale in the shortest possible time - in November 2009.