Basic 3

The rules of simple reading

PocketBook Basic 3 - the new entry level e-reader with a 6-inch screen of the latest generation E Ink Carta™ and inbuilt Wi-Fi module for comfortable reading “on the go”. Intuitive user interface, reduced weight, good contrast of the screen, built-in dictionaries - all these features make the PocketBook Basic 3 ideal for those who appreciate simplicity and convenience. The optimal set of functions will allow to use the battery charge even more economical, which guarantees up to a month of reading without recharging.




Non-stop comfort

The new PocketBook Basic 3 is equipped with a screen of the latest generation E Ink Carta™, which provides perfect optical features. In combination with the basic advantages of E Ink technology, such as safety for eyesight and no glare in the sun. PocketBook Basic 3 allows to read for hours with maximum comfort.

Attract and inspire

Due to the intuitive interface, the use of the e-reader will be easy even for those who make first steps in e-reading. All menu items are indicated by large icons. On the first screen, there is a shortcut of the currently read book. The library consists of convenient subsections, so-called collections.  A user can manage “collections” according to personal criteria.


PocketBook Basic 3 is made in a laconic design, and will be presented in two colors: white - for stylish and brave, and black - for those who prefer elegant classics. The ergonomic joystick button makes the usage convenient, even holding the device with one hand.


PocketBook Basic 3 is a simple way to a great passion.

Basic 3

Ideal book for every day

In addition to 8 GB of internal memory, the reader has a slot for microSD cards, allowing to expand the memory up to 32 GB. With only 170 grams of weight PocketBook Basic 3 may be always at the user’s hand, offering to choose a books from the virtual library, which may contain up to 2,000 pieces. A pleasant bonus is 97 preinstalled free e-books in 14 languages, including 7 in German and 8 in English.


Built-in wireless Wi-Fi along with Dropbox and Send-to-PocketBook services allow to deliver any e-content on the device fast and easily without connecting to a PC. Providing maximum freedom of reading, the e-reader supports 17 book formats without conversion and 4 graphic formats, such as JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF. In addition, PocketBook Basic 3 includes preinstalled dictionaries that will be indispensable to read foreign language literature.


Affichage6" E Ink® Carta™ (600 × 800)
Dimensions174,4 х 114,6 х 8,3 mm
Matériau de l'écranGlass
Nuances de gris16
CouleurBlack, white
Accumulateur1300 mAh, Li-Ion Polymer, up to one month of battery life (may vary depending on usage mode, connectivity and settings)
Processeur1 GHz
Mémoire opérationnelle256 MB
Mémoire Flash8 GB (The actual available internal storage size may vary depending on the software configuration of your device)
Interface USBMicro USB
Mémoire externemicroSD (32 GB at maximum)
Sortie audio-
Formats de livres électroniquesPDF, PDF(DRM), EPUB, EPUB(DRM), DJVU, FB2, FB2.ZIP, DOC, DOCX, RTF, PRC, TXT, CHM, HTM, HTML, MOBI, ACSM
Formats d'imagesJPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF
Poids170 g
Capteur G/Accéléromètre-
Appareil photo-
Connectivité sans filWi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
Caractéristiques supplémentairesDropbox, Send-to-PocketBook, Library, Dictionaries, Gallery, Calculator, RSS News, Chess, Klondike, Snake, Sudoku
Matières de la coqueplastic
DictionnairesEnglish - German, Webster's Dictionary 1913