Over the course of the past few days, the Good e-Reader Store has added a ton of new products. This includes the Amazon Echo Buds, Hisense Pro CC, the Padmu sheet music reader and pre-orders are now available for the Amazon Fire 8 HD and Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus.
The Amazon Echo Buds are only available to be purchased from the main Amazon.com website and they do not sell them outside of the United States. Good e-Reader is now making these noise cancellation and high-definition buds available to our audience, worldwide.
The Hisense Pro CC is the premium version of the Hisense A5C, which should be shipping soon. The Pro CC has a better processor, more RAM and internal storage up to 128GB. It features a single color E INK screen. Hisense is the only phone manufacturer to make color E INK a thing in 2020.
In other Hisense news, the A5c was delayed by Hisense for a couple of weeks, they should be available to ship from the Good e-Reader store in the next week or two. Apologies on the delay.
Padmu has only been around for a few years and they focus on the software side of things to produce a great sheet music experience. They have a hardware deal with Onyx Boox for the 13.3 MAX 3 and Padmu produces cases that allow you to order one reader or two and have them magnetically attach to each other. You can connect up foot pedals or any other Bluetooth accessory to the Padmu, to turn pages. It also comes with a stylus so you can edit existing sheet music with annotations or notes, or create your own compositions.
Last week Amazon announced the next generation of Fire tablets, the Fire HD 8 and the Fire HD 8 Plus. The Fire HD 8 2020 edition features an 8 inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 with 189 PPI. It is powered by a Quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and the internal storage has two different configurations – 32 or 64 GB. There is an SD card that is capable of 1TB cards, which is enough for all of your movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, magazines, apps, and games, the Fire HD 8 is the perfect tablet for enjoying entertainment. There are dual speakers to listen to all of your audio content. There is also a 2MP rear facing and a 2MP front facing camera. Amazon is really billing this device has a Zoom machine in all of their marketing materials. There is a USB-C port to charge the device, and also transfer data from your PC/MAC. Estimated battery life is around 12 hours.
Meanwhile, the Fire HD 8 Plus offers an enhanced Fire HD 8 experience with 50% more RAM, hassle-free wireless charging, a 9W in-box adapter, a new slate color, and for a limited time, six months of Kindle Unlimited.
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.