PocketBook A10 Specs, Price and Release date unveiled at IFA 2011
PocketBook presented new media reader PocketBook A10 at the IFA 2011. The model has a 10-inch touch screen with support for multi-touch control and runs on Android 2.3.4, supplemented with proprietary software for reading electronic books and the client to access e-store literature BookLand.Net (it contains about 300 000 books at 59 languages). Also in PocketBook A10 has a function of Text-To-Speech, which is capable of reproducing text documents, voice, turning them into audio books.
Plus, since the model is based on a platform of Android, it has an application for access to the directory Android Market, though Google certifies access to this service is not for all Android devices. It is worth noting that this is not the first PocketBook, based on Android. There was, for example, the model PocketBook IQ 701, but the class is easier.
Reader PocketBook A10 enclosed in a housing made of glossy plastic, a milky-white color, and on the rear panel is a black plastic insert type of soft-touch (the effect of the rubberized coating). Housing reinforced rib stiffness of magnesium-aluminum alloy. Cost PocketBook A10 will be 12 thousand, novelty sales will begin in late October. In addition, in November will be released on reader PocketBook A7 – A10 close analogue with a 7-inch screen.
PocketBook A10 Specs:
10-inch TFT touch screen, 1024 x 768 pixels, 262K colors
Operating system Android 2.3.4
Processor Texas Instruments OMAP3621, 1 GHz
RAM / ROM – 512 MB / 4 GB
Memory Card SD / SDHC (up to 32 GB)
Speaker / microphone / headset (3.5mm jack)
Front camera 2 megapixel
* Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, 3G (optional)
Document formats – PDF (ADOBE DRM), EPUB (ADOBE DRM), PDF, EPUB, FB2, TXT, DJVU, RTF, HTML, DOC, DOCX
Graphics Formats – JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF
Audio formats – MP3, WAV
Video formats – AVI, MKV, MP4
Battery – 6600 mAh
Up to 6 hours of video playback, up to 6.5 hours in mixed mode
UpDate: And here’s the first reviews of our “troops” with IFA 2011:
The use of poorly suited to the second version of Android tablets company explains the complexity of negotiations with Google. In order to preset the device to any program (eg, reading books), you must first certify them in Google, and this process takes several months.
Call A10 electronic reader, and not just a tablet, allow that the device has separate mechanical buttons to scroll through the pages. Also note the 10 hours of pure reading and 24 languages ??Text-to-Speech.