“PocketBook Basic New” Is a new model that will definitely suit those who are taking their first steps into e-reading at a very affordable price – especially that its functionality and control principles are easy-to-understand especially for beginners.
It also promises a paper-like reading experience with a lot of advantages such as storing and carrying a large amount of books in a slim and portable reader. Most importantly PocketBook Basic hits all the right notes: E-Ink screen safe for eyesight technology, affordable price, optimized performance, latest software, multi-format file support, reliable performance and the possibility to store large amounts of electronic content.
“PocketBook Basic New” is based on an E Ink display technology. Its main advantage is the absence of the flicker effect which is typical for LCD-displays and causes eye strain.
The screen, 6" E Ink® Vizplex, 166 dpi, with a resolution of 800x600 pixels, and supporting 16 levels of grey which better diplays complex texts and illustrations.
Software and Productivity
The new model contains the latest version of Linux OS which is constantly optimized and upgraded by our Software engineers to provide the best performance. Also, you will always be one step ahead in e-reading owing to the regular firmware upgrades.
“PocketBook Basic New” is based on an 800 MHz Freescale processor which provides a highly interactive device that reacts almost immediately to any key press.
“PocketBook Basic New” has a newely designed control interface, which provides a rapid access to all relevant information. It is simple, easy-to-use and marks a new step in reading performance and usability compared to previously released editions.
When switching on the device, the main menu appears showing the most relevant items such as your library, applications, notes, settings. A list of notifications and recently added and currently read books is displayed on top of the menu. This new Main Menu will significantly ease reading several books simultaneously as well as managing your electronic contents.
You can start reading immediately after purchasing “PocketBook Basic New” which comes with a huge collection of free books pre-installed, published in more than 10 foreign languages.
You may also be interested in benefiting from some of the useful applications and entertaining games that comes with your new device such as PhotoViewer, Calculator, Dictionary, Calendar&Clock, Klondike, Sudoku, Snake, Chess.
The storage capacity of “PocketBook Basic New” is 2GB* internal storage, as well as an extendable Micro SD slot that provides the possibility of adding an external Micro SD memory card up to 32 GB.
The capacity of the built-in lithium-ion polymer battery is 1000 mAh. Once charged, the battery will be sufficient for reading 8,000 pages on a single charge, which is equivalent to a one month worth of reading without having to recharge your ereader*