Just launched in Russia is the new Onyx Boox M96M Zeus. It features a 9.7 inch touchscreen eInk Pearl display with a 1200 x 825 resolution. It is powered by a 1GHz Freescale i.MX6 Solo Lite processor and 512 MB of RAM. Storage wise it has 4 GB of internal storage expandable up to 32 GB via MicroSD. It doesn’t however have a built-in front-light.
One of most interesting aspects of the Zeus, is that it runs an open version of Android 4.04. This means you can easily load in your own apps and you aren’t tied to one company’s ecosystem as you are with most of the eReaders on the market today. This means you can use Kindle, Kobo, Nook, Sony apps to read or download your eBooks on. The Zeus also comes pre-loaded with a bunch of apps such as FBReader, Cool-ER and more.
This eReader is available in Russia and surrounding CIS countries for 14990 roubles. It can be ordered online from Onyx.