Onyx as we speak introduced a brand new pill with an E Ink show able to displaying colours: the ten.3-inch Boox Tab Extremely C. The E Ink pill is the primary within the Tab sequence to characteristic a Kaleido 3 E Ink display, which is the most recent model of E Ink’s colour digital paper show know-how. It’s nonetheless restricted to 4,096 colours however permits for a better colour decision.
Don’t anticipate colours which might be as vibrant as an iPad’s, although. The brand new colour display affords a pointy 300ppi decision once you’re in black-and-white mode however drops to 150ppi once you view content material in colour. Because of this, colours look extra refined and pastel-like, but ought to nonetheless look extra vivid than final yr’s Onyx Boox Nova Air C’s display. That colour E Ink got here geared up with a last-generation display restricted to a 100ppi colour decision, which, as my colleague Jon Porter famous in his assessment, made colours look washed out.
Other than colour, the Kaleido 3 display additionally comes with a entrance mild and tech to scale back blue mild. The Kaledo 3 display can also be marketed as extra responsive, so taking part in movies shouldn’t be as gradual of an expertise as they are often on older colour E ink screens. That’s a declare we’ve but to check, although.
Past these modifications, nonetheless, the Boox Tab Extremely C is an identical pill to its monochrome counterpart, the Boox Tab Extremely, launched late final yr. Each tablets characteristic the identical 16-megapixel rear digicam with OCR performance. It appears Onyx included the digicam to assist professionals — the pill’s goal market — scan paperwork versus taking pet images, nonetheless.
Below the hood, each the monochrome and colour tablets are powered by a Qualcomm octa-core CPU. In addition they every characteristic 4 refresh modes you possibly can allow for numerous duties, like a gradual mode for studying books and quicker choices for looking the online and watching movies. Every pill additionally runs on a modified model of Android 11 and shares a 6,300mAh battery, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of expandable storage. Plus, every comes with 10GB of free Onyx cloud storage, which new and current prospects can benefit from.
The Boox Tab Extremely C is anticipated to start out transport on Could tenth and can promote for $599.99 with the Pen2 Professional stylus and magnetic case included. You possibly can, nonetheless, preorder it now from the official Boox Shop. As part of its preorder sale, Onyx will even throw in a reduced keyboard case valued at $109.99 that you could get for $50 with the pill.
We’ll be making an attempt out the pill quickly, so keep tuned for our full assessment.