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Dasung Paperlike 253 is an E Ink monitor with a 25.3 inch display (crowdfunding)

E Ink displays are most commonly found in eBook readers like the Amazon Kindle. But sometimes they show up in tablets or even phones. And Chinese company Dasung has been selling E Ink monitors for a few years. Now Dasung has introduced its largest E Ink display yet – the Dasung Paperlike 253 is an […]

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E Ink’s new touchscreen tech could be used in next-gen eReaders

Most modern eReaders feature touchscreen displays, but typically that means they combine an E Ink display with a separate touch sensor laminated on top of the display. Now E Ink has introduced new technology that allows touch to be built directly into its electronic paper displays. The company says the end result is screens that […]

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Xiaomi InkPalm 5 is a $91 eReader with a 5.2 inch electronic paper display

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi may be best known globally for its smartphones, laptops, and media streamers, but the company makes a wide range of other products ranging from WiFi routers to smart washing machines. In its home country, Xiaomi also sells a line of eBook readers featuring electronic paper displays. And the latest is a […]

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$50 Watchy hackable e-paper smartwatch goes on sale

Modern smartwatches can sell for hundreds of dollars and run proprietary software or for as little as $25 while running open source code. Watchy is closer to that latter category. It’s a smartwatch with a paper-like monochrome display and open source hardware and software. With a list price of $50, it’s an affordable option for […]

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M5Paper is a 4.7 inch WiFi-enabled E Ink touchscreen display for $70

The M5Paper is a small, programmable E Ink display that sells for around $70. It supports touchscreen input, WiFi and Bluetooth and has a battery, which means you could use the display to make your own eBook reader, smart home remote, or internet-connected news ticker, among other things. While the M5Paper is out of stock at […]

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Lilbits: Color E Ink, Huawei’s new laptops, more trouble for Huawei, and Linux phones

The upcoming Astro Slide 5G from Planet Computers is a smartphone with a 6.5 inch touchscreen display and a slide-out keyboard that lets you use it like a little laptop. First announced last year, the phone has been available for pre-order through crowdfunding and we learned last week that it’s now expected to ship in June. […]

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TCL NXTPAPER tablet with sunlight readable display coming soon

TCL’s NXTPAPER reflective display technology is designed to offer a paper-like viewing experience since the screen is easily visible using ambient light. That means it also consumes less power than a typical LCD or OLED display and doesn’t emit blue light. But it’s also a color screen with a high refresh rate, making it a […]

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Hisense A7 5G smartphone has a 6.7 inch E Ink display, sells for $305 (in China)

Chinese electronics company Hisense has been producing a line of smartphones with E Ink displays for the last few years, making it one of the only companies to do so. Now Hisense has launched the first E Ink phone that I’m aware of to support 5G connectivity. The Hisense A7 is basically what you’d get […]

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Nemeio customizable keyboard with ePaper keys hits Kickstarter

Almost two years after we first went hands-on with a prototype, the Nemeio customizable keyboard with ePaper keys is up for pre-order through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. Super Early Bird backers can reserve one for a pledge of €168 (~$200) plus shipping, and the Nemeio is scheduled to begin shipping to backers in September, 2021. […]

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Onyx launches two new E Ink tablets with 13.3 inch and 10.3 inch displays

Amazon may not make eReaders with screens larger than 7 inches, but a handful of other companies continue to do so – they just tend to be expensive, especially when they also pack features like pen support and lights with adjustable color temperature. The latest examples? Onyx has two new eReaders with large E Ink […]

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TCL NXTPAPER is a paper-like color displays for tablets

Color E Ink devices are starting to arrive, bringing many of the benefits of ePaper displays to eReaders that can display color graphics for digital magazines, comics, books, and other apps. But they tend to have a limited color palette, slow screen refresh rate, and reduced pixel density when displaying color. TCL has an alternate […]