New e-paper device: Sharp WG-PN1

Sharp's WG-PN1 is an electronic notebook that features a 6" 800x600 E Ink display. It can store up to 7,000 handwritten pages and has a battery that lasts up to 10 days of use.

Sharp WG-PN1 photo

The WG-PN1 will ship in Japan in November 2019 for 23,000 Yen (around $210).

e-paper tablet maker Remarkable raises $15 million

Remarkable, the company behind the reMarkable 10.3" 1872 x 1404 E Ink tablet has closed another financing round, raising $15 million from Spark Capital. This follows its $10 million seed rounds, and the company will use the new funds to accelerate its growth and launch R&D to develop future products.

Remarkable photo

The reMarkable's display is relatively fast (55 ms) and supports pen input. The device is based on a Linux OS and features include 8GB of storage, 512MB of RAM, a 1Ghz ARM A9 CPU, 3,000mAh battery and ePub and PDF file support. The reMarkable is now shipping for $599 (note: affiliate link to Amazon.com)

An introduction to e-paper displays video

e-Paper displays offer exciting features, such as great image quality, low power consumption (bi-stability), sunlight visibility and more. Here's our new short video that introduces e-paper display technology and the current market status:

New e-paper device: Kobo Libra H2O

The Kobo Libra H20 is a high-end waterproof e-reader that features a 7" 1680x1264 (300 PPI) E Ink Carta Display, 8 GB of storage and adjustable color temperature front lighting.

Kobo Libra H2O photo

The Kobo Libra H20 will launch by the end of 2019 for $169.99.

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