The Pocketbook InkPad X is the new ultra premium e-reader and the big selling points is that it has a 10.3 inch screen and a very lightweight E Ink Mobius display panel. This device is now available as a pre-order from the Good e-Reader Store and will ship out around November 15th and it is retailing for $450.
PocketBook InkPad X features a 10.3-inch E Ink Mobius epaper display with a resolution of 1404 × 1872 with 227 PPI. This will make it the ideal device for reading any kind of digital content: comics, ebooks, newspapers and magazines, manga, scientific publications, and even sheet music.
This e-reader has a front-lit display and color temperature system. SMARTlight technology provides maximum reading comfort in all lighting conditions, automatically adjusting the brightness and colour temperature of the screen. You can even change the brightness and colour tone without breaking away from the page: just slide your finger along the side of the display. Users can also save their screen settings in the form of templates that can be saved and loaded.
Underneath the hood is a dual core 1 GHZ processor, 1GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It has a USB-C connector, something that even Amazon doesn’t even have on the Kindle. It has WIFI, Bluetooth, a G Sensor, cover sensor for sleep covers. It is powered by a 2,000 mAh battery and is running the standard Pocketbook OS, which is based on Linux. The overall dimensions are 249.2 х 173.4 х 7.7-4.5 mm and it weighs 300g.
You will be able to connect up a pair of wireless headphones via Bluetooth or use the USB to 3.5mm headphone adapter that comes standard in the box. If you don’t feel like reading ebooks, you can take advantage of the text to speech engine that has support for English and 15 additional languages. There is also support for ABBYY Lingvo, which has 26 dictionaries.
The InkPad X supports a myriad of ebook formats, such as ACSM, CBR, CBZ, CHM, DJVU, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, EPUB(DRM), FB2, FB2.ZIP, HTM, HTML, MOBI, PDF, PDF (DRM), PRC, RTF, TXT. Audio formats are MP3, OGG, M4B.
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.