Pocketbook has just released the InkPad X, which is their first truly large screen e-reader. This lightweight product is designed for ebook consumption in a myriad of different formats and today Good e-Reader is going to give you a first look via our unboxing video.
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.
You can buy the Pocketbook InkPad X from the Good e-Reader Store for $425 and it is on sale.
Michael Kozlowski has written about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. Newspapers and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times have picked up his articles. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.