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eReader Screen Size Comparison

E Ink eBook Reader Screen Sizes Compared (Video)

Despite the fact that all current Kindles have 6-inch screens only, there are a variety of sizes available when it comes to other ereaders with E Ink displays. So I thought it would be interesting to put together a quick video showing ereaders with different size E Ink screens to see how they compare to […]

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Frontlights Explained - Why eBook Readers Don't Have Backlights

Frontlights Explained – Why eBook Readers Don’t Have Backlights

One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to ebook readers is the type of screen lighting system they use. It’s fairly common to hear people referring to ereader lights as backlights, but E Ink ebook readers use frontlights instead of backlights, which are common with LCD screens on phones and tablets. The reason for […]

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Siam 7X Dual Screen Phone

Why No Dual Screen Tablets with E Ink Screens?

Over the past few years there have been a number of dual-screen smartphones with an E Ink screen on one side of the device and an LCD screen on the other. The most prominent model is the Yotaphone, and the 3rd generation model was recently unveiled. There’s also the new dual-screen Hisense A2 Pro that […]

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Sony DPT-RP1 drawing

E Ink and Sony Create Linfiny to Develop E Ink Notebooks

Last week Digitimes posted an article about a new startup called Linfiny, a joint venture backed by E Ink and Sony. The article is hidden behind an annoying paywall but you can find it if you run a search for “Linfiny Digitimes”. Basically the article states that Linfiny, which was first started in April 2017, […]

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E Ink Laptop Monitor

E Ink and Laptops Are a Great Mix in Sunlight (Video)

Have you ever wanted to use your laptop computer outside on a sunny day but then the bright sun makes it nearly impossible to see the screen, even at full brightness? Some people like using E Ink screens as secondary computer monitors, and when you pair a 13.3-inch E Ink screen with a laptop, it […]

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Foldable E Ink

Video: Foldable 10-inch E Ink eReader and Other Peculiarities

Charbax is back again with another video showing off E Ink’s latest prototypes from the recent SID Display Week convention in Los Angeles. This time around E Ink is showing off an ereader with a foldable 10.2-inch screen. The flexible display allows the device to be folded in a book-like manner, making a large ereader […]

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Japan Display E Ink

Are 400 and 600 ppi E Ink Screens the Wave of the Future?

Yesterday Japan Display announced plans to develop higher resolution epaper displays through a recent partnership with E Ink Holdings, makers of E Ink screens. With resolutions of 400 ppi (pixels per inch) and 600 ppi, the new backplanes that Japan Display has developed are the highest resolution epaper displays in the world, they claim. Current […]

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Siam 7X

Why Isn’t the Siam 7X E Ink Phone More Popular?

Earlier in the week we were talking about how phones with E Ink screens and E Ink cases haven’t really caught on very well. The Yotaphone is the most popular E Ink phone crossover device, with the 3rd generation model expected later this year. There have been some other smartphones that incorporate E Ink screens […]

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