PocketBook launches 7.8-inch e-reader with new color E Ink display screen

E-reader organization PocketBook has declared and released the InkPad Color, a 7.8-inch device that makes use of E Ink’s most recent shade technology. PocketBook tells The Verge that it is the initially machine with a new Kaleido panel to be accessible in the US and Europe.

According to the firm, the new model of Kaleido has a distinctive shade filter sample that provides better contrast and color saturation than the to start with Kaleido, which is itself pretty new technology. PocketBook also suggests that the display screen refresh charge has been enhanced in computer software.

The specs of the new Kaleido panel are if not similar to the prior generation, with 300-dpi resolution for monochrome written content and 100 dpi when the colour filter is energetic. The total monitor resolution has been increased to 1404 x 1872, owing to its larger physical dimensions. The InkPad Coloration weighs 225g and is 8mm thick, so it ought to nonetheless be rather transportable.

A couple of months ago I reviewed the PocketBook Colour, which was 1 of the first Kaleido e-readers on the sector any place in the world. I was commonly amazed with the screen engineering, but observed the 6-inch panel also little to be sensible for use cases like magazines and comedian publications. A much larger, improved show could make the InkPad Coloration a substantially more practical gadget — ideally we can see for ourselves shortly.

The InkPad Shade is now out there on Newegg and Amazon for $329.