Bigme and Good e-Reader have released their first co-branded E INK Kaleido Plus color e-note. This tablet is running Android 11 and has full access to the Play Store. It has two cameras to take pictures of documents and convert them to PDF files, which you can view and edit. It comes with a stylus, so you can freehand draw, take notes and edit all sorts of content, all in color.
The Bigme InkNote Color features an E INK Carta HD e-paper display with a resolution of 1872×1404 with 227 PPI. The Color panel is using E INK Kaleido Plus and has a resolution of 936×702 with 117 PPI and will be able to display over 5,000 different color combinations. Bigme has developed accumulated color optimization processing technology to display a wider gamut. One of the benefits of Kaleido Plus is how the greyscale uniformity has been drastically improved from the first generation screen tech, so the background will always be grey, instead of colors trying to mix together to create grey. It has a full aluminum body which makes it sleek. Basically, it is a cross between the Carve Color and B1 Pro + in terms of industrial design and functionality. It also has a WACOM screen, so it will support lots of 3rd party stylus on the market such as the Lamy Al-Star.
You will be able to use the InkNote Color in dark rooms or lowlight conditions, thanks to the front-lit display, which has 36 white and amber LED lights, giving you the ability to mix white and a warm candlelight effect. The vast majority of other e-notes on the market, such as the Remarkable or Supernote do not even have a front-lit display and other companies such as Boyue, iFlytek, Onyx and others don’t have as many lights as we provide.
The accompanied stylus is grey and magnetically clips on the side of the tablet. There are two buttons on the side, one is used to turn to turn pages forward and the other is turn it back, which is nice to be able to control books and PDF files. There is a 3rd button, which is customizable with software and can be used to do anything, from launching an app to mapping it to be an area eraser. It has 4096 degrees of pressure sensativity and it is voice controlled.
Underneath the hood is a A53 2.3 GHZ octa-core processor, 6GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. If this storage is not enough, for whatever reason, it has an SD card, capable of an additional 128GB of storage. There is WIFI available to connect up to the internet and fetch firmware updates, which you should do right away. There are four noise cancelling mics on the bottom of the tablet, which is used for voice dictation, such as voice to text in the note taking app. The speech recognition is compatible with over 31 languages with 98% accuracy. You can also use the microphones for apps such as WhatsApp, Discord or WeChat. You can listen to audiobooks, podcasts, music or anything else via the dual stereo speakers. It also has Bluetooth 5.0 for optional wireless headphones or earbuds. There is an 8MP rear camera, and a 5MP front-facing camera. You can take advantage of the fingerprint sensor to unlock your device and set a passcode for more security. The battery is 4,000 mAh, which should be good for a couple of weeks. You can charge it via the USB-C port. The dimensions are 225.8×191.3×6.7mm and weighs 477 g.
The InkNote Color is running Google Android 11 and ships with Google Play preinstalled. This will give users the ability to download and purchase millions of apps. This means you won’t have to worry about sideloading anything, you can do whatever you want. There are four different speed modes which give you increased performance to take advantage of photos to text, surf the web or watch videos.