A working prototype of a 6.8 inch Android eReader has been unveiled this week by Netronix which comes supplied with a Wacom stylus offering users a screen resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels and the ability to sketch and take notes.
The Netronix Android eReader is powered by a Freescale i.MX6 Solo Lite ARM Cortex-A9 processor and runs an operating system based on Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software.
Netronix is a design house that dream up and finalise prototypes to be resold to third party companies and the Android eReader shown in the video below would be fitted with a different case if it were to go into production.
The video also includes a quick look at a prototype E Ink smartwatch which has also been designed by Netronix. The Arm Devices website explains :
“Wacom is working on collaborative solutions for Wacom enabled E Ink e-readers like this one. If they do it right, I think Google should get involved, this could make it a really big new market for the E Ink based devices with touch for productive collaboration in education and enterprise. Netronix also has different other E Ink Android devices, secondary displays, large ones, and even an E Ink Smartwatch”
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.
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