The Boyue Likebook Mimas is now available as a pre-order on the Good e-Reader Store. This product will be released sometime in the next few months, as Boyue is currently developing English firmware. For those of you that wanted a 10.3 inch octa-core e-reader with color temperature system and a WACOM screen, this product might be for you!
The Boyue Likebook Mimas features a 10.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1872×1404. You will be able to read in the dark at night via the front-lit display and it also has a color temperature system. Instead of being black like the Likebook Mars, the Mimas will have a white chassis.
Underneath the hood is a octa-core 1.5ghz processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It will have an SD card capable of 128GB of expandable storage. It will be powered by a 4700 mAh battery and have USB-C for charging and transferring of data. The Mimas also has audio functionality via the two speakers on the back, a 3.5mm headphone jack and Bluetooth support for wireless headphones.
The Mimas serves a couple of purposes. It is a digital note taking device and features a WACOM screen and comes with a stylus. You can make notes, annotations, edit PDF files and freehand draw. Alternatively you can kick back with the e-reader software and read a novel. It has manual page turn keys, so you can use the touchscreen or just click on the button. It runs on Android and will have no trouble running any app you can throw at it.
Good e-Reader will be conducting an extensive review on the Mimas in the next week or two. In the meantime Pre-order the Likebook Mimas today for $459 and it comes with a free case.
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