Digital note-taking devices with E INK displays are all the rage these days. It offers businesses and schools the opportunity to replace paper and switch to a more environmentally friendly product. Artists will find the drawing apps full of options for characters and environments. Each of the devices on our list are pleasing to the eye, have a long battery life, and have a myriad of options that set them apart from the competition.
ten) Boyue Likebook P10W – The Likebook P10W has a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen with E INK Carta HD e-paper technology. It has a resolution of 1200 × 1600 and 200 PPI. It has 28 LED lights, they offer a combination of white and amber, this is used for front light display and color temperature system. The screen is completely flush with the bezel and has a layer of glass. The great thing about this device is the inclusion of a WACOM display, which supports 4,096 pressure sensitivity levels and features palm rejection technology. The P10W is available on the Good e-Reader Store for $ 319.99 and comes with a free case and stylus.
9) Kobo Sage – The Kobo Sage is a new premium e-reader with a large eight-inch screen. This is a dedicated ebook reader with new audiobook functionality, the Kobo Store has a new audiobook section, which customers can buy and listen to right on the device. This is accomplished through Bluetooth technology, so it is quite easy to use a wireless headset or an external speaker. The Sage is also compatible with the Kobo Pen, so you can take notes in eBooks, manga, and PDFs. There is also a dedicated note-taking app for freehand drawing or solving complex math equations. It costs CAD $ 299.99.
8) Onyx Boox Note Air 2 – The Onyx Boox Note Air 2 has many advantages over the original model. It uses a new writing film that helps provide better interactions with the stylus, so you don’t feel like you’re writing on a glass panel. The processor, RAM and internal storage have been increased and it comes with a new stylus of better quality and better design. It can magnetically attach to the Air side with magnets. Android 11 and Google Play are also great. It has a 10 inch screen and costs $ 499.99.
7) Reinkstone R1 – Reinkstone is a very innovative product and the company makes very compelling reasons to open your wallet and support them on Kickstarter. The R1 uses a new type of electronic color paper, a technology never seen before. It runs Android 11 and users can load their own apps. Most importantly, it is a 10.1 inch digital note-taking device, which allows you to freehand draw, take notes, and edit PDF files.
6) Butterfly Topjoy 7.8 – The Topjoy Butterfly features a 7.8 inch screen using DES Slurry color electronic paper technology. It has a black and white resolution of 1872 × 1404 and 300 PPI, the color will be displayed at 150 PPI. It has an EMR layer, which is compatible with a number of styluses, but Topjoy provides theirs and it has 4096 degrees of pressure sensitivity. There’s a robust note-taking app, where you can choose from dozens of colors, brushes, pens, pencils, or highlighters. This will give users the option of freehand drawing, sketching, or handwriting on the screen. There is an illuminated screen up front with a series of LED lights at the bottom of the bezel, which cast the light evenly across the screen. You can control the brightness with the drop-down menu via a scroll bar. This machine uses DES Slurry color electronic paper, instead of E INK. This device is currently in crowdfunding.
5) Pine forest 64– Pine64, a Hong Kong-based electronics maker, has introduced one of the most powerful e-paper devices to date. Priced at $ 399, the E Ink tablet is called PineNote and runs a customized version of the Linux operating system. It will support proprietary EMR styli (sold separately) and third-party Wacom EMR styli as soon as they are released. The PineNote features a 10.3 inch 1404 × 1872 (227 DPI) E-ink panel with an aspect ratio of 3: 4 and is capable of displaying 16 levels of gray. There is an adjustable front light which can display cool to warm light tones. This device is currently in crowdfunding.
4) Kobo Elipsa – Kobo is doing something that doesn’t suit them at all, with the advent of the Elipsa. This is partly e-note and partly e-Reader. It comes with a capacitive stylus designed to edit eBooks, PDFs, and freehand drawings. Complex math equations can be solved automatically and they also feature an advanced handwriting-to-text engine. Of course, the Elipsa taps into the entire Kobo digital content ecosystem, you can read all of your favorite books, comics, or graphic novels. Overdrive integration ensures that you can log into your local library branch and borrow eBooks. It’s also Pocket, for reading your favorite blog posts and Dropbox for saving your PDF files and edited drawings. It has a 10.3-inch screen and sells for between $ 350 and $ 500.
3) Fujitsu Quaderno A4 – 2nd generation – The second generation Fujitsu Quaderno is the best 13.3-inch digital note-taking device on the market. This product is designed for viewing and editing PDF files, freehand drawing, and taking notes. This is simply the most responsive electronic note ever released and this is mainly attributed to the display of the exposed electronic paper. The device also uses the all new E INK technology, which makes it fast, responsive and an absolute pleasure to use. This product is only available in Japan, but has an English option. The second generation of Fujitsu Quaderno A4 uses a brand new E INK Carta 1250 e-paper display. It is the first product in the world to use this new display technology. It was originally developed both black and white screens, but also color electronic notes. This version has a thinner film and faster ink, allowing for faster page turns. This is really evident on large PDF files, whether they are textbooks, RPG manuals, graphic novels or manga, they all light up quickly, faster than any electronic note we have. never examined. When using the stylus, 1250 also has less latency, you can expect less than 30 milliseconds. You can buy it internationally from Good e-Reader for $ 779.99.
2) Remarkable 2 – Remarkable is one of the most popular brands in the world. Many people turn to this device because the user interface and menu system is in English which allows millions of people to use it. The hardware of the second generation model has been improved, with a better processor, more storage and additional RAM. The stylus has been redesigned and they also have a new premium stylus. One of the advantages of Remarkable in general is that they keep introducing new features and improvements. The operating system is based on Linux, so it is really stable. Having only two products in their portfolio can speed up software development. Companies like Onyx, Boyue and a myriad of others all use Android to varying degrees making support for older models impossible and they always tend to release updates for whatever they are currently selling. . Remarkable has recently been criticized for its subscription program. This 10.3-inch model sells for between $ 350 and $ 699, depending on which case or stylus you want.
1) Onyx Boox Max Lumi 2 – The Onyx Boox Max Lumi 2 is a 13.3 inch digital note-taking device designed to read A4 documents, so it is ideal for PDF files, comics, magazines, manga and newspapers. There are some key features that really make this the best electronic note money can buy. It uses one of the latest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage, so you can load tons of content. It runs Google Android 11 and has full access to the Play Store, so millions of free and paid apps are available. The Lumi 2 really shines when used to draw and edit PDFs and eBooks. Onyx has one of the best drawing apps in the industry, more advanced than Remarkable. It costs $ 879 and is available in the Good e-Reader store.
This is the official list of the 10 best electronic readers from Good! Peter on our YouTube channel also made his own Top 10 list, which is quite different. If you want a different perspective, you can take a look at it below.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for twelve years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post, and The New York Times. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.