9-inch e-reader with a touchscreen ASUS DR-950 in comparison with the iPhone

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Thanks to the British branch of the company ASUSteK Computer became known details about the forthcoming soon to release the device for reading electronic books ASUS DR-950. The company placed online some pictures with the image of the device, and, next to compare the size and evidence of reality put iPhone.

DR-950 has a 9-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, made by manufacturing technology of electronic paper SiPix. Based on the images, the device looks quite nice, and managed with the help of touch convenient and simple. And, in case there are still several hard buttons control.

The device supports reading files format PDF, ePub, HTML and others, can articulate the text and supporting reading RSS. He has from 2 to 4 GB of internal memory, memory card slot SD, USB port and 3.5-millimeter headphone jack. According to preliminary information, communication features include Wi-Fi, HSDPA or WiMax. In fact, it seems implausible that ASUS was able to compress WiMAX wireless module in the shell thickness of 9 mm. The exact date of release for sale e-reader ASUS DR-950 and its cost producer is not reported.