Yet another e-reader, this one from a Chinese startup, will grace the booths next week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES, Las Vegas, Jan. 7-10, 2009). Look for e-readers from every major consumer electronics maker, and many new startups, in 2010. R.C.J.
A new e-reader called Boox 60 from startup Onyx International (Guangdong, China) will debut next week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Boox 60 uses the same 6-inch E-Ink Corp. electrophoretic touchscreen display as most of the other e-books, including Amazon's Kindle, and will retail for $349. The 800-by-600 pixel screen supports 16 levels of gray. Users can write letters and notes using a supplied stylus as well as annotate and highlight text in the books they are reading.
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