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E Ink explains improvements in its Kaleido Plus color displays

Companies have been releasing eBook readers with E Ink digital paper displays for nearly two decades. And for most of that time they’ve shipped with black and white displays limited to showing up to 16 shades of gray. Last year the first devices with E Ink Kaleido color displays began shipping, bringing support for up […]

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Onyx BOOX Nova3 Color is a 7.8 inch E Ink Color Android tablet and eReader with pen support

There are a growing number of devices available with E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology which allows the company’s electronic paper displays to show up to 4,096 colors while offering the benefits of E Ink including low power consumption, sunlight visibility, and reduced eye strain. Most of those devices have been designed primarily for […]

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Sony adds color E Ink display to its new 10.3 inch DPT-CP1 Digital Paper tablet

Sony has been selling a line of Digital Paper tablets with large E Ink displays for much of the past decade. Now the company is jumping on the latest trend in E Ink devices: color. According to a report from Good e-Reader, the new Sony DPT-CP1 v2 is an upgraded version of a 10.3 inch grayscale device Sony […]

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Hisense A7 CC Color E Ink smartphone now available globally for $510

The Hisense A7 CC is an Android smartphone with a 6.7 inch display, an octa-core processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and support for 5G wireless networks. It’s also one of the first smartphones to feature a color E Ink display. First launched in China last month, where the phone sells for about $370, […]

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Hisense A7 5G CC is a $380 smartphone with a color E Ink display (for China)

About a month after launching the new HiSense A7 5G smartphone with a 6.7 inch grayscale E Ink display, Hisense has added a color model to the lineup. The new Hisense A7CC has the same basic features as its black and white sibling, including an octa-core processor, support for 5G networks, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of […]

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PocketBook’s Color E Ink eReader is now available for $229

The first eReaders with color E ink displays are starting to arrive. Earlier this month the Onyx Boox Poke2 Color went on sale for $299, and now there’s a more affordable option. Newegg is selling the PocketBook Color for $229. Both devices feature 6 inch displays that use E Ink’s Kaleido display technology that uses a […]

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Lilbits: Color E Ink comes at a cost, a high-power Linux laptop, and more

The first eBook reader with color E Ink displays have arrived and they’re… a mixed bag, apparently. Nathan from  The eBook Reader has posted a video comparing the display on the Onyx BOOX Poke2 Color and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: We already knew that E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology had some trade-offs: they […]

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Now you can buy an eReader with a color E Ink display (Updated)

After years of false starts, eBook readers with color E Ink displays are finally here. This year a handful of companies have introduced eReaders with E Ink’s new 4,096 color Kaleido display technology. And now you can buy one. The Onyx Boox Poke2 Color is available for $299. Update: Shortly after going on sale, the […]

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More details about E Ink’s new color displays for eReaders (and maybe smartphones)

Several companies recently announced plans to release eReaders with color E Ink displays this year, and at least one smartphone with a color E Ink screen is set to go on sale in China next week. But so far we haven’t seen many details about the technology used in those color displays. Now we know […]

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Hisense launches A5 smartphones with color E Ink displays in China for under $300

Chinese electronic company Hisense is introducing a new line of smartphones featuring color E Ink displays. The Hisense A5C is a budge Android phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, 4GB of RAM. But its standout feature is the phone’s 5.84 inch color E Ink display. The Hisense A5C  goes on sale in China August […]