First Look: The first colour E-ink reader is now available. But is it any good?. Color JetBook Color 2 Review Ectaco jetBook. The review is not that positive ( seems to be an e-ink hater) but the picture looks really great. My detractors aren’t going to be happy today. Laptop Magazine has just posted their review of the Jetbook Color, Ectaco’s new ereader based.

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A low-end ereader with a high-end screen and a higher-end price. My detractors aren’t going to be happy today. Whether it was due to the display or the processor, we found ourselves waiting several seconds for our inputs to be read and responded to, an excruciatingly long time to wait.

For years, e-reading enthusiasts have awaited the first commercially available color e-book reader that promises to run for days or even weeks on a charge, just as black-and-white e-readers do. Please call Member Services at Mike Cane 21 February, It really does suck as eeview as I thought it did. The severe lack of contrast causes eyestrain after one hour or two — ironically, people buy e-readers instead of LCD tablets to avoid eyestrain!

It is adorned only by a silver JetBook logo above the screen. We dive into the issue and find out all of the answers. USB transfer is not essential inasmuch you can load your files on a micro SD eeview. Finally, anyone that wants to read comics should buy this device.

I was under the impression that it was WinCE ketbook Compact edition. Page turns took an incredibly long two to three ecraco, in comparison to the Kindle and Nook’s near instantaneous changes.

This really utilizes the 9. The reason for this is because of the RGB color filter they use to overlay the display. Easy to read in direct sunlight; Supports a wide range of file formats; Interesting educational tools preloaded. Reading comics and books on such a large screen is something I have been waiting for a long time. Personally I love Marvel and Indie comics and buy a bunch online.


In the image above, the digital photo at left loses almost all of its color saturation when displayed on the Ectaco JetBook Color, right. Given its incomplete state, if you need a textbook platform right now February I think you should get an iPad instead. Make a Donation Newsletters Give a Gift. We saw less glare in direct sunlight on the JetBook Color than on the Kindle Touch, but indoors, the gray shades blended together.

We are happy someone is working with color E Ink technology, but this execution is simply unbearable. At full volume, the tinkle of the piano keys sounded far off, with an audible hiss in the background.

The Jetbook Color is a quantum leap in e-Ink based technology in consumer electronics.

The problem with devices such as the Apple iPad and other LCD based tablets is because of the bright backlit screen is not comfortable for ectacco reading experiences and is more geared towards casual endeavors. One of the great features is the ability to save your notes as independent files and then export them onto your Micro SD card.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Ectaco says it will work with educational systems to preload textbooks for classes. Finally, yes, the JBC does have a color E-ink screen.

Otherwise, the files do not appear at all. Rdview you later, Mel. What a piece of junk it is!!! Reading a Book on the Jetbook Color gives you the best experience out of all of the current generation 9. Diving underneath the hood is a Freescale i.


Ectaco Jetbook Color Review | Color E Ink eReader Reviews

Check this box jetboik you wish to have a copy mailed to you. The Ectaco Jetbook Color is a 9. BTW, a small part of the problem is the white coloor. He has been blogging about indie authors since while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat.

TTS is also due to show up in the first update. There is a solid 4 GB of internal memory, but with all of the student programs bundled on the device you have around 2 GB to work with, which is more than adequate.

In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group. Unfortunately, it is missing so many features that I don’t think I ectaoc review it fairly.

Laptop Magazine Reviews the Jetbook Color – They Hate It | The Digital Reader

Apple and its iPad will be coming after Amazon now. I know this because there is no sleep mode.

In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group. A number of readers responded with hostility, including one that called me a sellout. Navigation is fairly straightforward, in the sense that you tap the oclor, or maneuver with the buttons at the bottom to select the big squares. Unfortunately, the dominant color is gray.

Ectaco Jetbook Color Full Hands on Review

The manual states that “after an optimally chosen amount of time has elapsed, the device automatically goes to sleep mode. I saw one of these and played with it. The main aspect of interaction with the Jetbook Color is the Stylus Pen that comes bundled with it.