Amazon have announced that they are to start selling the Onyx Boox Universe It is available now for most people to buy internationally for $339. This new eReader has a large 9.7 inch screen and uses Android 4.2 and has Google Play.
The Universe also allows you to have the ability to install your own apps. It has a pretty impressive range of specs for the price and as well as having a significantly larger screen than it’s rivals, it also has a built in speaker and headphone jack for listening to audio books and music.
Display: 9.7″ eInk Pearl
Resolution: 1200 x 825 (150 dpi)
Touchscreen: Digitizer with stylus
Operating System: Android 4.0 (comes with Google Play for installing apps)
Processor: Freescale i.MX 6 Cortex A9 1.0GHz
Battery: 1600mAh Polymer Li-on
4GB internal storage space
SD card slot for cards up to 32GB
3.5mm headphone jack
Text-to-speech: IVONA (pre-installed with Polish, English and German voices)
Dimensions: 243 x 178 x 12mm
Weight: 509 grams