CES-2019: Onyx Youngy Boox Color Reader

The Onyx Boox company brought an extremely rare animal to the CES-2019 exhibition - a reader of solid dimensions with a color E-Ink screen.

From the development of such devices, everything is alreadyThey refused - the game is too expensive, not worth the cost. But Onyx Boox has such a rich portfolio, including various atypical, expensive and targeted for a narrow audience, that plus or minus does not make a strange weather device. Moreover, Onyx Youngy Boox is not supposed to be sold openly - this device is intended for the educational services market.

Reader is equipped with 10.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 × 960 pixels. The screen does not have a backlight - it is understandable, Youngy Boox is focused on use at school desks. The number of colors that are currently supported looks very modest at the present time - 4096, but this is quite enough for reading diagrams and illustrations. There are other gadgets for enjoying the picture.

Onyx Youngy Boox is enclosed in a metal case,which is logical. The heart of it is a quad-core processor with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz, 2 GB of RAM, and a 32 GB drive. Dimensions of the device - 268 x 202 x 6.8 mm, weight - 480 grams. Battery capacity 4100 mAh.

Why did they put a camera on the back panel -a mystery, but maybe she can come up with some training functionality. The reader supports the stylus, has speakers and a microphone, has the ability to connect to the network via WiFi (dual band 802.11ac 2.4 / 5 GHz). There is support for Bluetooth 4.1, a 3.5 mm audio jack and a USB -C port for charging. Youngy Boox works on Android 6.0 with access to the Google Play Store, which allows you to download applications to taste.

The price tag is not voiced.


Tatyana Kobelskaya