Netronix, the company behind the manufacturer of many of the leading eReaders such as Kobo are currently showcasing a number of new devices. One such device is a 6.8 inch device that runs Android and has support for a Wacom pen (useful, for people looking to edit and make notes on PDF documents).
The new 6.8 inch e-reader has a very impressive HD resolution of 1440 x 1080 (the same as on the Kobo Aura HD). It is powered by is a Freescale i.MX6 Solo Lite ARM Cortex-A9 processor, and is running Android version 4.1.
This yet unnamed eReader is also using the same shell as the Kobo Aura HD.
ARM Devices reports “
Wacom is working on collaborative solutions for Wacom enabled E Ink eReaders like this one. If they do it right, I think Google should get involved, this could make it a really big new market for the E Ink based devices with touch for productive collaboration in education and enterprise. Netronix also has different other E Ink Android devices, secondary displays, large ones, and even an E Ink Smartwatch”