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Boox
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BooxA60
Manufacturer Onyx International / official Onyx BOOX retail store
Type E-book reader
Media ePub, PDF, MOBI, HTML, TXT, DOC, DOCX, CHM, RTF
Operating system Linux
Display E Ink Pearl screen
Connectivity USB

Onyx Boox or BOOX is a brand of e-book reader produced by Onyx International Inc. Like most e-book readers, the Boox uses electronic paper technology.

Devices[edit]

i63ML Newton[edit]

The Onyx Boox i63ML Newton device is the first eReader with access to Google Play.[1] It has a 1 GHz processor, 512Mb DDR and 8 Gb internal storage memory.

i62ML[edit]

Onyx Boox i62ML (Moon Light) (also called "Firefly", "Angel Glow" or "Aurora" depending on the country it is sold in) is a device with 800 MHz Cortex A8 CPU, 128Mb DDR, 4Gb internal memory, a 6-inch E Ink Pearl HD infrared touch screen, with 1024×758 resolution, 16 level grey scale and built in front-light technology called Moon Light.[2][3][4][5][6]

M92[edit]

Onyx Boox M92 is a device with a 9.7 inch E Ink Pearl screen with electromagnetic touch, 1200×825 resolution and 16 level grey scale. It supports the Hanvon stylus for touchscreen navigation and note taking. It was released in November 2011.

E43[edit]

An Android-based (2.3) smart phone and e-reader, the primary screen of which will be a 4.3 inch e-Ink display. The specs indicate it will be a tri-band device and will lack the 850 MHz band that is needed in the USA.

C65HD/C65ML[edit]

The Onyx BOOX C65 is an Android-based (2.3) device with a 6-inch E Ink HD EPD multi-touch capacitive touch screen with 1024x758 pixel resolution at 212 ppi and 16 grey levels. It comes in two versions, the C65HD "Storia" (burgundy) and the C65ML "AfterGlow" (graphite), the latter with a Modern Front-Light system. Specifications for the device include a 1 GHz Cortex A8 CPU, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB flash memory, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, and a MicroSD card slot. Weight: 186 g (6.6 oz), Size: 170x117x8.7 mm (6.7x4.6x0.3 in).[7]

C67ML[edit]

The Onyx BOOX C67 is an Android-based (4.2) device with a 6-inch E Ink HD EPD multi-touch capacitive touch screen with 1024x758 pixel resolution at 212 ppi and 16 grey levels. It comes in two versions, the C67ML (no Google Play store support) and the C67ML "Afterglow 2". Specifications for the device include a 1 GHz Cortex-A9 dual core cpu, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB flash memory, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, and a MicroSD card slot. Weight: 186 g (6.6 oz), Size: 171x117x9 mm (6.7x4.6x0.3 in).[8]

T68[edit]

The Onyx BOOX T68 is an Android 4.0 based e-reader/tablet with 6.8 inch E Ink Pearl HD (1440 x 1080) screen. It runs on a 1Ghz Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 processor. It comes with 512MB RAM, 4GB of storage, a microSD card slot, audio jack, wifi, bluetooth, can use Google Play Books and the Amazon Kindle Store and has a text-to-speech capability when a bluetooth speaker is used.[9]

i86[edit]

The Onyx BOOX i86 is an Android 4.0 based e-reader with 8 inch E Ink Pearl 1600x1200, infrared touchscreen and runs on a 1Ghz Cortex A9 processor. It comes with 512MB RAM, 4GB of storage, a microSD card slot, audio jack, wifi, bluetooth.[10]

Release Dates[edit]

Date Model Number Operating System Screen Size Predecessor
2011
November M92 Linux 9.7" (825x1200) Pearl
December i62 Linux 6" (600x800) Pearl
2012
October i62ML
"Firefly",
"AngelGlow" or
"Aurora"
Linux 6" (758x1024) Pearl
2013
September C65
"Storia" or,
"AfterGlow"
Android 2.3 6" (758x1024) Pearl i62ML
2014
June T68 Android 4.0 6.8" (1080x1440) Pearl
June E43 Android 2.3 4.3" (480x800) Mobius
July M96 Android 4.0 9.7" (825x1200) Pearl M92
November C67ML
"AfterGlow 2"
Android 4.2 6" (758x1024) Pearl
November i62A Android 2.3 6" (600x800) Pearl i62
2015
May i86 Android 4.0 8" (1200x1600) Pearl
under
development[11]
 ? Android 4.4 13.3" (1200x1600) Mobius

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