The Carve Color is made of aluminum alloy CNC technology. It has a white bezel surrounding the e-paper screen, with a black color scheme on the left side, this makes it look like the spine of a book. This device is very slim, it is only 6.3mm thick. The e-paper display is protected by a layer of glass, so it has a flush screen and bezel design.
The Bigme Carve Color has a 10.3 inch E INK Carta HD display and is using the color filter array of the E INK Kaleido Plus e-paper technology. The B&W panel has a resolution of 1872×1404 with 227 PPI. The color panel has a resolution of 936×702 and 117 PPI, it will be able to display over 5,000 different color combinations. Bigme has developed accumulated color optimization processing technology to display a wider gamut. There is an EMR layer included on the device and comes with a stylus, so you can take notes, freehand draw and edit PDF files. There is also a front-lit display to read at night..
Underneath the hood is a quad-core A55 1.8GHZ processor, 4GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. You can charge the device and transfer data via the USB-C OTG port, it also has WIFI, Bluetooth 5.1. You can unlock the Carve with a fingerprint sensor that is on the side of the unit. You will be able to listen to audiobooks, music and podcasts via the twin stereo speakers. It is powered by a giant 4,000 mAh battery, which should provide a couple weeks of usage.
One of the most exciting aspects about the Carve Color it is running Google Android 11, but it does not have access to the Play Store. You will need to install an alternative Android market to keep all of the downloads up to date. Most of the latest generation Bigme models have an English option during setup and this one is no different, you can select various Chinese options, and also English. This turns the entire UI, settings menu and everything else into English.
You will be able to take notes and draw in color. There are 16 different color combinations that can be used. They are black, dark grey, light grey, white, red, green, blue, cyan, pink, orange, brown, dark green, grapefruit, purple, and mauve. The Bigme Stylus is included in the price. it has an erase and highlight button on it and you can get 4,096 different levels of pressure sensativity, so the harder you press, the thicker the lines become.
This device has Google Android 11 and will soon have Google Play as a free over the air update. You will be able to browse millions of free and paid apps. Google Play will automatically install during the installation process and all users have to do is sign-in to their Google Account. This device also has English, so it is very appealing towards a huge demographic.