enTourage lifts wraps off eDGE dual-screen reader; to hit mart this February

January 12, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran


The world’s first dualbook has rolled out of the house of enTourage. The eDGE eBook reader that debuted at the CES a while ago, is one piece of technology that doubles the experience.

The device that comes as a   9.7-inches black-and-white E-ink screen on the one side and 10.1-inches LCD color touchscreen on the other has been built in such a way that it can be flipped to create tablet-like looks. enTourage has incorporated stylus that enables you to scribble notes on the margin of the E-ink side and also highlight text to send to an index. The device boasts of 4GB of internal memory and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. The 4GB of internal memory, expandable through an SD slot and twin USB ports, as well as ePub and PDF support

Capable of doubling up as a mini-netbook, notepad or and audio-video recorder, the LCD side of the dualbook runs Android software. It also has a large onscreen USB keyboard, plus the option of an external USB or Bluetooth keyboard. It is so small that the size specs read 1-inch when closed, but weighs 3lbs. The company has, however, given 3G capability a miss.

The device also incorporates an internal microphone and speakers, plus audio / video input and output by way of a 3.5mm headphone and microphone jack.

enTourage plans to bring to the North American market its new eDGE eBook this February for US$490.

(Via Gizmag)

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