Bigme Read - Dedicated book Reader
Bigme has just released their first dedicated e-reader, the Bigme Read. This device has a 6-inch E INK screen and full access to the Google Play Store. This product is designed to compete against the Barnes and Noble Nook Glowlight 2e, Kobo Nia and the entry level Kindle.
The Bigme Read features a 6-inch E INK Carta HD e-paper display panel with a resolution of 1024×758 and 212 PPI. It has 36 warm and cool LED lights to provide a front-lit display to read in the dark. The colour scheme is black and it has a physical home button on the bottom of the display.
Underneath the hood is a quad-core 1.8GHZ processor, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There is an SD card that is capable of up to 1TB of additional storage. There is WIFI for connecting up to the internet, Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless headphones and dual speakers to listen to audiobooks, podcasts or music. A microphone is available to take advantage of voice communication apps, such as Teamspeak, Zoom, Chime or Discord. You can transfer your own audiobooks or ebooks to the reader via USB-C and it supports TXT, EPUB, PDF, FB2, ZIP, PRC, MOBI, RTF, OEB, Mp3 and more. The device is powered by a 1,300 mAh battery and the dimensions are 122x90x5mm and weighs 170g.
The Read has Google Android 11 operating system and full access to Google Play Services and the Google Play Store. You can immediately login and start downloading your favourite apps. Bigme is one the only brands that has Google Play on their entire lineup. Despite the proportional pictures being in Chinese, it has full English support and number of other popular European languages.