– site about jetbooks ™ – ebook readers from Ectaco, Inc. Here you 2 Years standby; SD card slot: Expandable up to 2 GB; Font Size: 16pt – 32pt. Ectaco has quietly released its second generation Jetbook Color e-Reader today and the most exciting aspect about it is that it is using e-Ink. When Ectaco announced last Fall that they were releasing a new Jetbook Color 2 ereader this Spring, I was excited to read that it would have a.

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The JetBook’s display uses electromagnetetic touch recognition, so the only way to interact with the screen is by using the included stylus.

Let this post stand as my formal notice that I am giving up on color E-ink. Nate Hoffelder 24 June, Classwork and Homework is not currently functional for U. Take a look at Pocketbook Lux.

Ectaco Jetbook Color Review | Color E Ink eReader Reviews

Marco Baiocco 15 July, It was a competing tech. It uses the same Triton 2 screen, but they also have a frontlight, which really does make the colors stand out rather well. When we popped in a microSD card, an icon in the top bar indicated it was inserted, but again we had no way to access that content if it was not in an appropriately labeled folder.

Frumentous 6 May, Under “Touchscreen Works Slowly” Ectaco claims this is merely a function of E Ink technology, but in our experience with Nook and Kindle, this is simply not true. Ah yes, black on grey. It is as gray etcaco the screen on the Jetbook 2.


Meet the first-ever multilingual Ectaco Crosswords for Android – a perfect tool which combines the fun and entertaining process of solving puzzles with language learning on your Android phone. This model is available in the following colors: That particular screen size was chosen because it is about the same size as a Japanese paperback.

Virtually unlimited format support jettbook endless battery life make the jetBook Color the best device for school work, business documents, leisure reading and everything in between. I think we would still have a grayed out screen. We are happy someone is working with color Jetboook Ink technology, but this execution is simply unbearable.

Now go one step further you can translate that text in another language, look up a meaning or even hear it spoken to you! Nate Hoffelder 14 May, The original focus was on the education market; helping students to keep track of their schedules, check homework, and eventually replace all paper textbooks.

Dave 14 May, Nate Hoffelder 14 August, He fixes author oclor, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader’s blog. Not even after Amazon bought that company that makes electrowetting screens? It’s a colod screen! The H2O is at 6.

The Jetbook Color 2 Shows Why Color E-ink Screens Are a Dead End

Other than entering a password for the Wi-Fi connection and Sudoku which comes preloadedwe could find no use for the ultra-tiny onscreen keyboard pictured right. Thank you for the comparison pictures, I just want to say that your Blog is really awesome!

The image at right shows a basic diagram of the filter and the underlying E-ink screen. Way too small for immersive reading. Once a touchscreen is integrated and the price drops at least a little pocketbook might be able to pull that of i guesscolor Eink will have its place.


Javi 27 August, Once again, early days. The problem whit color e-ink is the use of red, green and bleu for making a colored picture. Our test unit came preloaded with a collection of books that appear on state reading lists, including Charles Dickens “A Tale of Two Cities” and Euripides “Medea.

Either way, you’d be better off than with the JetBook Color. Ida 24 June, Totally a dead end and they should stop right now. Ordering from our site is easy and secure.

Virtually unlimited format support and endless battery life make the jetBook Color the best device for school work, business documents, collr reading and everything in between.

Color E-ink screens cannot. Our lighter and thinner design makes reading almost anywhere quick and easy. Salmon Pink Buy now! Only if you need a large format reader. Expensive; Colors appear muted; Slow and unresponsive screen; Wi-Fi access is useless; Shorter than claimed battery life; Annoying port cover. But they are rare. Whether it was due to the display or the processor, we found ourselves waiting several seconds for our inputs to be read and responded to, an excruciatingly long time to wait.

The e-reader itself features a 9.

However, when you can, the notes are automatically saved when you turn the page and will appear as you wrote them the next time you open that page. Anthracite Black Buy now!