unique "dualbook" design, the Edge combines the features of an ebook reader and a netbook in one, features a Wacom Tablet for writing notes and drawings directly on the E Ink screen with a stylus, WiFi 802.11 b/g it can send emails and IMs, Bluetooth capability, MP3, WAV, 3GPP, MP4, AAC, OGG, M4A audio playback, 3GP, MP4, Adobe Flash Lite (H.264) video playback, ePub, PDF E-reader File Formats.
- Google® Android® operating system - x2 USB port, microphone, video camera, headphones, built in speaker - 9.7-inch e-Ink color touchscreen - 1200 x 825 pixels, 8 shades of gray - Lithium Ion battery, battery can be replaced16+ hours utilizing the e-reader screen / up to 6 hours running the LCD screen - 4GB (3GB available) - SD card - - 8.25" x 10.75" x 1.0" - 3 pounds - - -
Barnes & Noble nook
Free wireless from Barnes & Noble via AT&T, the nation's fastest 3G network, Wi-Fi ( 802.11 b/g), MP3 player, file format support:EPUB, PDF, PDB, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, MP3; Not Supported: DOC, LIT, TXT, AMZ (Amazon), LRZ/LRX (Sony), Built in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Personalize screensavers with your photos, crisp display, Android, color LCD screen, change font type, lend ebooks, cons: slower, limited features, no browser, poor PDF support.
- Android™ - micro-usb port, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack, mono speaker - 6-inch E ink® Vizplex™ electronic paper display, 3.5 inch color touchscreen LCD - - Rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery, charging via USB to computer system or power adapter, Charging time: 3.5 hours from wall outlet.Read without recharging up to 10 days with wireless off - 2GB Internal memory/storage (up to 1,500 eBooks) - MicroSD MicroSD HC slot - - 7.7" x 4.9" x 0.5" (196.2 x 126 x 12.8mm) - 12.1 oz. (343g) - - -
Spring Design alex Dual Screen eReader
Monahan PX303, 624mhz processor, brosw the entire web, dual screen, Alex is compatible with WiFi, 3G, EVDO/CDMA and GSM, MP3 media player, ePUB.
- Android - USB 2.0 (mini-B connector), 2.5mm stereo headphone, stereo speakers, microphone - 6-inch EPD (electrophoretic display) screen 16-bit color, 3.5” touchscreen LCD for input - 600x800, 8-grayscale - 3.7v, 1530Mah Lithium Polymertwo weeks without recharging the battery with browsing and wireless off - 256 DRAM internal storage, 2GB flash memory - MicroSD slot - - 120x225x14mm (4.7"x8.9"x0.4") - 310 g (11 oz) - operating temperature: 32ºF~104ºF, 0ºC~40ºC; storage temperature: -13º~158ºF, -25ºC~70ºC - - FCC, UL, CUL
Astri MID (Mobile Internet Device)
Baseed on Marvell PXA310 hardware platform. You can interpret ebooks and remaining documentation on the E Ink panel, making annotations and notes with the Wacom bustling digitiser, while navigating the Golem LCD demonstration on the remaining broadside for web reach, transmission and email/IM. .
- Android - - 5-inch E Ink Wacom-enabled touchscreen and 4.8-inch LCD touchscreen - 800×480 - - - - - - - - -
Resources: http://www.itechnews.net/2010/01/19/astri-my-interactive-device-android-e-book-reader/ http://www.astri.org/en/business/ECE-MID-en.pdf