Sharp introduces GALAPAGOS E-Book Readers

With plans to launch a new cloud-based media service business, named “GALAPAGOS”, Sharp unveils two e-book readers, first announced as a “Mobile type” featuring  5.5-inch (1,024 × 600 pixels) LCD screen and a trackball, allowing you to flip the pages with one hand, and the second – “Home type” with 10.8-inch (1,366 × 800 pixels).

The new devices will allow to surf the web, view documents, also provides “Automatic Scheduled Delivery Service” for periodical publications, including newspapers and magazines and comes with pre-installed social network service applications. Both devices offer 802.11b/g WiFi connectivity and according Sharp the smaller is optimized for displaying paperback books, while the bigger allows users to enjoy magazines formatted across a two-page spread.

Sharp Galapagos e-book readers

The new Sharp’s Galapagos e-bookstore service is planned to begin in December this year.

Sharp Galapagos e-book reader 5.5-inch

Sharp Galapagos e-book reader 10.8-inch

Related posts

Apple to release iPad 4 with 128 GB of memory next month

Apple has prepared a new version of its iPad 4 tablet that will propel the company in the new 2013 year. The iPad 4 family will welcome a new member with 128 GB of memory on February 5 this year. The new company product will be available in white and black but will keep the same...

Fractal Design boasts Dynamic X2 cooling fans

Fractal Design boasts Dynamic X2 cooling fans

Fractal Design has announced a new line of cooling fans, known as Dynamic X2, which has come to retire the current Dynamic lineup. The Dynamic X2 series includes two models as of now – the 120 mm GP-12 and the 140 mm GP-14. Both fans are available in two color schemes – in black only and in...

Eizo FlexScan SX2762W professional monitor

Eizo today announced the 27-inch FlexScan SX2762W professional monitor suitable for graphic design, CAD/CAM, DTP, and digital photography. The FlexScan SX2762W boasts 10-bit display IPS LCD panel with a native resolution of 2560 x 1440, 178° viewing angles, brightness of 270 cd/m², contrast...

Leave a comment