The first digital note taking device from Xiaomi, might never see the light of day. The 10.3 inch E Ink product called the Xiaomi Moan W7 was supposed to be released in June and their still isn’t a firm release date. Developers working on the product told Good e-Reader that they only designed Chinese firmware and do not have plans to release an English version.
The first digital note taking device from Xiaomi features a E Ink Mobius 10.3 inch device screen with a resolution of 1404 × 1872. It has a touchscreen layer and also WACOM. It comes with an electromagnetic stylus with support for 4096 pressure levels and a refresh rate of up to 360 times per second. The algorithm inside is able to recognize handwritten text and convert it into electronic text. This is a feature that only a small handful of products in this category have. Underneath the hood is an unknown processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It is powered by a 3,800 mAh battery and is running Android 8.1, which is one of the first E ink products to have a modern operating system. The Xiaomi layer, which is heavily skinned and doesn’t have a proper settings menu.
Good e-Reader has removed this product from their store, this is because we have no faith that this product will ever be released or have English firmware.
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.