New line of PocketBook readersDale Davies ▼ | November 25, 2010
Judging by the war of digital readers the world is full of book lovers. PocketBook already sells more than 50,000 e-readers every month and now the new line of e-readers has been introduced. They are coming in many flavours and it will be interesting to see how they'll do on the global market.Judging by the war of digital readers the world is full of book lovers. PocketBook already sells more than 50,000 e-readers every month and now the new line of e-readers has been introduced. They are coming in many flavours and it will be interesting to see how they'll do on the global market.
PocketBook USA, the North American division of PocketBook International, will display their entire line of e-reader products at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.
One of the world's top five producers of electronic reading devices, PocketBook sells more than 50,000 e-readers each month through offices in the USA, Germany, Russia, China and the Middle East with a distribution network covering more than 20 countries worldwide. The company will showcase six different product models: standard models PocketBook Pro 602, Pro 902, premium class models PocketBook Pro 603, Pro 903, PocketBook IQ701, and Mirasol – PocketBook's newest model.
The primary difference between the 602 and the 902 models are the screen size and battery. The 602 is a smaller unit with a longer battery life (six inches and 14,000 page turns) while the 902 has a larger screen and a shorter duration between power-ups (10 inches and 7,000 page turns). Despite these physical differences, both models can be used for either work or play. Such flexibility in use is a hallmark not only of these models but of the Pro 603 and Pro 903 as well.
The updated PocketBook Pro 603 and Pro 903 are the company's premium class models. The two models differ in screen size with the Pro 603 measuring 6 inches and the Pro 903 measuring 9.7 inches. They also differ in battery life with the Pro 603 capable of 14,000 page flips per charge and the Pro 903 capable of 7,000 page flips per charge. These upgraded versions have a stylus touch module for the input device and are best suited for customers who desire the most advanced technological devices.
The IQ701 offers a number of different features including a seven-inch color TFT touch screen with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. Functioning on the Android 2.0 operating system, this model is best suited for customers seeking entertainment in an e-reader. The newest PocketBook model, Mirasol, features Qualcomm's full-color Mirasol display which is based on a reflective technology. ■