Mirasol has finally delivered its long awaited Color e-Reader featuring a new generation of e-paper. They have partnered up with South Korean bookstore chain Kyobo to sell their e-readers in a retail setting. Today Mirasol has offered a new video demonstrating the device.
The new Mirasol features a 5.7-inch capacitive color touchscreen with 1024 x 768 pixels. It is projected to be a speedy device with the 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 processor. You can surf the web with the built in WIFI to purchase books and browse the internet. The hyping factor is the new Mirasol based color e-paper technology that allows you to read even in the dark.
Kyobo Books is the largest bookstore chain in South Korea and it will offer close to 90,000 ebooks for purchase. Not only can you sate your literary thirsts, but they will also offer videos, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, and graphic novels. Additionally, the device features video lecture content exclusive to EBS, a leading Korea-based provider of educational material; content sharing through Korean social networking services; English language text-to-speech capabilities; and searchable content through the popular Diotek dictionary application.
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.