The Onyx Boox Note Pro is now available and this devices big selling points is the glass based display and color temperature system. The screen will be able to handle you pressing hard on it via the stylus, sometimes normal screens can get scratched. It is retailing for $599 and you can order it from Good e-Reader.
The Note PRO features a 10.3 inch E-ink Mobius and Carta display and a resolution of 1872×1404 and 227 PPI. It has a WACOM screen for the stylus and a capacitive touchscreen for interactions involving swipes and gestures. The PRO will also feature the same glass based display as the Note Plus, so the screen will not get damaged no matter how hard you press on the stylus, and doesn’t really need a screen protector.
Underneath the hood is a 1.6GHZ quad core processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, dual speakers, mic, Bluetooth 4.0, USB C and WIFI. Onyx was the first e-reader company to employ a quad processor and it dramatically increases the performance of navigating around the device, surfing the internet, turning the pages of a book or using Android apps.
The industrial design of the Note Pro is rock solid, it feels like a premium device. The speakers are on the bottom, so you can listen to audiobooks or music, without needing to plug in a pair of headphones via Bluetooth, but you can do this if you want. Check out our comprehensive unboxing video, you will get a sense on what this brings to the table.
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.