There are only a few 13.3 inch e-readers on the market and most of them have the same resolution. New E-paper has just been developed that will allow companies to be able to offer better clarity when reading an e-book or editing a PDF file.
E-Ink Carta 1.2 technology (high contrast and short response time) will be able available in a plastic substrate or with a glass substrate. The resolution will be dialed up to 2200 X 1650, which is about 205 PPI.
This new e-paper will be available will be commercially available in Q4 2016 and will should start seeing e-readers employing this technology in Q1 or Q2 of 2017.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.