Hybrid e-book and "netbook" enTourage eDGe will be available soon

Monday, March 1, 2010

Unusual electronic book with a double screen, enTourage eDGe will be available soon. The gadget combines the functions for reading electronic books and the netbook form factor, and running the operating system Android. One of the display device is made by technology e-ink, and the other is a color touch screen LCD-display.

enTourage eDGe can use it in several modes: view, looks like black and white in color, simply drag the stylus from its one screen to another, to read Web pages, create notes, and listen to audio and watch video. Those who, from January 12, has already made a pre-order eDGe, get them in early March. The device is available in several colors: two shades of blue, black, red and white colors.

enTourage eDGe Specifications:

* Internal memory: 4 GB (3 GB available to the user) which is equivalent to the number of 3000 books
* Supported E-Reader file formats: EPUB, PDF
* Touch LCD-Display: 10.1-inch with 1024 x 600 pixels
* E-paper Screen: 9.7-inch (technology E-Ink) with a resolution of 1200 x 825, display 8 shades of gray
* Technology touch screen input for E-Ink: Wacom Penabled
* Operating System: Linux with Google Android
* Screen rotation: 90 and 180 degrees
* Wireless modules: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g, Bluetooth
* Battery life battery life: up to 16 hours of screen e-book / up to 6 hours - LCD-screen
* Battery type: Lithium-polymer
* Ports: Card slot for SD, 2 USB ports
* The connectors for headphones and microphone: 3.5 mm. There are built-in microphone and speakers.
* Supported audio formats: MP3, WAV, 3GPP, MP4, AAC, OGG, M4A
* Supported video formats: 3GP, MP4, Adobe Flash Lite (H.264)
* Input methods: stylus for screen electronic paper and touch screen. Virtual keyboard. USB-keyboard (optional)
* Dimensions - 273, h209, 5x25, 4 mm (closed)
* Weight - 1,13 kg