Boyue has just developed a very compelling e-reader with a large screen. This is geared towards reading comics, ebooks, magazines, newspapers and PDF files. The Likebook P10 is available now and costs a paltry $329, which makes it one of the more affordable large screen e-readers in the world.
The Likebook P10 features a 10.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with E INK Carta HD e-paper technology. It has a resolution of 1200×1600 and 200 PPI. It has 28 LED lights, they offer a combination of white and amber, this is used for the front-lit display and color temperature system. The screen is completely flush with the bezel and has a layer of glass. It does not have a WACOM display, which helps cut down on the price.
Underneath the hood is a quad core 1.5 GHZ CPU processor, 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. It has WIFI 2.4GHZ, 5.0GHZ, which is used for browsing the internet or downloading apps. Bluetooth 5.0 will ensure that you can plugin a pair of wireless headphones or earbuds and listen to audiobooks, music, podcasts or TTS e-reading apps. There is a single speaker the bottom, next o the USB-C port. It is powered by a 3,900 mAh battery, which should last a couple of weeks, before a recharge. It has USB-C to recharge the device by plugging it into your computer or a wall outlet. The dimensions are 178x239x8.5 and weighs 458g. There is no SD card on this model.
The P10 is powered by Google Android 8.1, which is the OS that powers their other devices, such as the Likebook Mars, Likebook Alita and Likebook Ares. Google Play is available right out of the box and requires not extra setup, so you can get going right away. This is one of the big strengths of the Likebook brand as a whole. You have the standard pre-installed e-reading, file manager and everything else, but you have complete freedom to download any app you want. If you like Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Comixology, Zinio or Overdrive Libby? You can just download them at the click of a button.
You can buy the Likebook P10 from the Good e-Reader Store.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve 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. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.