The Pocketbook A10 is a 10 inch TFT-LCD based device with a resolution of 1024×768 pixels. The new tablet is running Google Android 2.3.3 as the base operating system and will support multi-touch gestures.
Let’s take a look at the hardware on the new A10; it has a 1 GHZ single core processor and 512 MB of RAM. It has built in storage capacity of 4 GB and can be expanded via the SD Card up to 64 GB. It has a 2 MP front facing camera and built in WIFI to connect to the internet. The tablet weighs 670 grams and has dimensions of 244 x 207 x 15 mm. Battery capacity 6600 mAh provides up to 6.5 hours.
The device chasis has zoom, page turns, home, and many other buttons and like all Pocketbook devices is an e-Reader first and foremost. You will be able to connect to the Bookland application to download free open source books. The device will support many different languages and will come bundled with over 1,000 books.
The Pocektbook A10 is due out this October in Europe and Russia for around $400. There is no word yet when it will hit Canada and the USA but I gather it will be more towards the end of the year.
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.