The SuperNote A5 is a 10.3 inch digital note taking device that features an E Ink screen. This product is exclusively geared towards stylus interactions with the WACOM layer to make notes, edit PDF files or be productive.
The Supernote A5 features a 10.3 inch E-Ink Digital Ink Touch Screen with a WACOM digitizer layer. The resolution is 1872×1404 with 226 PPI. Underneath the hood is an IMX6 single core processor, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It is powered by a respectable 2850mAh battery. The dimensions are 245mmx178mmx7mm and weighs less than 366g.
This device is running on an Linux OS that has been heavily optimized for making digital notes, it has a dedicated app that allows you to draw. It also pulls double duty as a dedicated ebook reader that can read EPUB and PDF files.
One of the best elements of this device is the stylus. It is the best stylus we have ever seen and it looks like a ballpoint pen. Even the stylus nib feels different, it is not made of plastic. The screen has over 4,000 degrees of pressure sensitivity.
Inside the retail packaging is the SuperNote A5, stylus, USB cable and documentation. The overall design is quite excellent, it is brilliantly white and very minimalist.
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