Delightful alternative to high-distraction "readers"
4 March 2012
Summary: Your basic ebook reader does too many things besides show ebooks, and the war between formats wages on, with neither .epub or .mobi winning one way or the other. The Boox 60, while it has a slew of small applications (a notebook, a doodle pad, a Sudoku game) does not have the high-distraction apps of another device. It's easier to immerse yourself in your reading, and did I mention that it opens almost every ebook format?
Summary: I bought Onyx Boox A60 hals a year ago from eBay. I liked it before better. It has very good quality. It has great features, like pdf annotation, good dictionary. However sometimes annotating pdf freezes reader and you still can't save changes and read your annotations later on computer. Dictionary is great feature if you are learning new language and trying to read foreign books.
Summary: I have the Bebook Neo which is the same as this reader it's just been rebranded. I bought this in the fall of 2010 as I wanted an ebook reader I could use to read library books and at the time this and the Sony were the only ereaders that could. Sony is a great brand but all the reviews knocked the screen for glare which wouldn't be any good to me for reading outside.
Summary: The reader handles the files great. The button design is comfortable. Unfortunately, I got a lemon (Double imaging)one. The seller responsed prompt and processed full refound with one way shipping. This is a trustee seller.
Summary: I am the buyer for consumer electronics. At CES 2010 ( Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas ) I checked around 20 types of new models eBook readers and found Boox to be the best among them. I passed 2-3 days testing each model later and the Boox was the only one eBook reader difficult to find any problems. I bought a sample from Onyx International directly, it costed me around $440 inclusive shipping to US by DHL. The reader set includes everything what they stated.
E-book Reader aus dem Reich der Mitte - eine Alternative?
26 January 2010
Excerpt: Hallo liebe Ciaos! Das elektronische Papier, der e-book Reader ist eben nicht vergleichbar mit dem Lesen am PC-Bildschirm. Selbst in brillianter LCD Qualität ist das Lesen am beleuchteten Bildschirm anstrengend und ermüdend. Jeder, der hier bei Ciao liest, weiß das. Ganz anders dagegen die e-ink-Technologie. Mit leicht graustichigem Weiß im Hintergrund ist eine klare Schrift zu erkennen, die wie beim normalen Buch weder ermüdet noch anstrengend ist.
Pros: Offener Reader mit immer besser werdender Firmware
Cons: Noch zu viele Mängel in der bestehenden Firmware