With a price tag of $599.99, the new jetBook Color Deluxe might be one of the most expensive eReaders available. But it also offers a number of features you won’t find on other devices.

jetBook Color Deluxe

The jetBook Color Deluxe has a 9.7 inch, 1600 x 1200 pixel Triton color E Ink display, which makes it one of the few eReaders with a low power color ePaper screen. But that’s true of the original jetBook Color which only costs $500.

What makes the Deluxe model different is the included C-Pen text scanner.

It’s a handheld scanner that can capture text line by line. Unlike a flatbed scanner or form-feeding scanner, you can also capture text on curved or otherwise uneven surfaces… although it will be slow going since you have to wave the C-Pen over text a little bit at a time.

Still, it’s a mobile solution that lets you scan just the words or passages that you need, and it can recognize a variety of fonts and languages.

When paired with a jetBook eReader, the C-Pen lets you scan text from a physical book into your jetBook Color eReader which is an interesting way to take and organize notes. Imagine it as a high-tech highlighter.

via GoodEReader

Support Liliputing

Liliputing's primary sources of revenue are advertising and affiliate links (if you click the "Shop" button at the top of the page and buy something on Amazon, for example, we'll get a small commission).

But there are several ways you can support the site directly even if you're using an ad blocker* and hate online shopping.

Contribute to our Patreon campaign

or...

Contribute via PayPal

* If you are using an ad blocker like uBlock Origin and seeing a pop-up message at the bottom of the screen, we have a guide that may help you disable it.

Subscribe to Liliputing via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,536 other subscribers