Elipsa, the newest e-reader from Kobo, options a big 10.3-inch display screen you can draw on with a stylus.
The Elipsa takes the e-reading expertise to the following stage by permitting customers to take notes, mark up books and extra, all on one gadget. For anybody that reads quite a lot of non-fiction on an e-reader, that is more likely to be a helpful addition.
Overall, this looks as if a cool idea, however I’ll have to attend till I’m going hands-on with the digital pocket book/e-reader gadget to see if it actually feels pure to write down on it. Kobo says that the stylus is pressure-sensitive, so the writing expertise ought to really feel much like utilizing a pen.
Beyond simply having the ability to write within the margins of printed books, the Elipsa features a pocket book operate that permits you to jot down notes on the go. There’s even some software program that permits customers to transform written phrases to textual content. You can again all these as much as Dropbox, too, giving customers entry to their notes and marked-up PDFs anyplace.
The gadget is full of first rate specs, together with 32GB of unusual and a 227 pixels per inch (ppi) display screen, so it ought to have a look at least reasonably crisp. It additionally options an adjustable backlight and 1GB of RAM.
The Elipsa begins at $499 and comes with a sensible cowl and a stylus. You can pre-order the gadget now and it begins transport on June twenty fourth.