Bookseller Waterstone’s has slashed the price of its colour ereader to £69.99 – a saving of £30 on the Elonex manufactured device’s previous selling price.
The 5″ reader supports the ePub files protected by Adobe DRM and is also capable of playing MP3s and movies. Waterstone’s claims a 6 hour battery life when the device is used as an ereader, significantly below that of greyscale ink screens.
- 5″ TFT colour display with wide-screen
- 2GB internal storage with SD memory card slot (up to 32GB)
- Supports Adobe’s ePub, the most popular eBook download format
- 5 adjustable font sizes so no need for reading glasses
- MP3 player to play music and audio books
- Photo viewer allows you to create albums and slideshows
- Video and movie viewer
- Up to 20 hours battery life (6 hours when reading)
- Weighs just 190 grams
Earlier this month UK supermarket Asda announced a £52 colour device which is widely believed to be the lowest priced reader available in the UK.