The e-reader market has experienced quick growth over the past couple
of years, but even today, only a couple of standouts are well-known.
is easily the most well-recognized e-reader out there,
with most every other one riding shotgun at best. But what the influx
of lower-end, lesser-known e-readers has done is drive down prices
overall, and for those who don't really care about branding or access
to Amazon's specific e-book store, that's great news.
Also, the impending boom in Tablet PCs has left the e-reader market in
an interesting position. E-readers still hold the lead in terms of
readability and battery life, but overall functionality goes to the
. It's clear that e-readers are becoming more and more a niche
device, and while you may not be concerned about them at $200+, the
introduction of the "bargain" e-reader may make you think twice.
has just revealed what might be the most inexpensive
e-reader yet. The EER-051D is a 5" reader with a full-color display
(LCD, not E Ink) and support for a multitude of film formats. It can
also play back music and video files, hold content on the 2GB of
internal storage and store even more material on the SD card slot.
Units will be available soon in a variety of colors, with final
shipments taking place in May for just $129.95. Not bad for a basic
reading device, but don't expect any bells and whistles.
Paradigm Shift Sourcing and Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Bows the World's Most Affordable DRM compatible E-Book Reader Series
Hong Kong Electronics Fair, April 14th, 2010: Hong Kong SAR, China:
Paradigm Shift expands its cutting edge e-reader with FULL COLOR LCD
e-Book Readers able to read all major eBook formats, including Adobe
DRM encrypted eBooks.
EER-051D: Unlike most e-readers on the market, the 5" EER-051D features
full color TFT high resolution display with enhanced contrast panel
designed for ease of reading and long battery life. It also features a
full gamut e-book format compatibility, including: ANSI , UNICODE TXT
,DOC,PDF,HTML,FB2 ,PDB, EPUB (including DRM encrypted books). In
addition the EER-051D is an Mp3 audio and Mp4 video player, has a built
in FM radio and photo viewer and has 2GB built in memory plus an SD
card memory expansion slot. Proposed MSRP: $129.95
5" Units will be available in mass production for OEM clients and
importers in white, pastel blue, pastel periwinkle, pastel pink, black
and silver case colors and will be the end of May, 2010.
Units will be available in the USA through US distributor, Delstar Wholesale Electronics at major retailers everywhere.
Paradigm Shift is seeking OEM brand/ distributors worldwide
About Paradigm Shift, SZ: Paradigm Shift Sourcing, Procurement,
Consulting and Marketing Group, Inc. (PS) was founded on the principles
of providing the latest in technology and a wide product assortment to
a global marketplace while providing the utmost in customer service.
Paradigm Shift (PS) is a progressive company founded by a group of
seasoned industry experts in product design, development and marketing.
Amongst our staff are some of the most experienced in the flat panel
display industry, including the creators of the Luce, Helios, Epoq
brands, sold in the high-end and CEDIA market. This is combined with
proven expertise in the areas of product development, sales and
marketing, distribution channel development, advertising, promotion,
Our clients include some of the most exciting and fast-paced growth
companies in the world from a broad array of industries; from Internet
E-tailers to established leaders in the brick and mortar mass-consumer
retail marketplace. Other channels include: Governments, educational
institutions, hotels, airports, shopping malls and more.
PS revolutionizes the purchase and sales process by providing an
all-in-one solution enabling businesses to optimize their transactions
on demand, such as private label and OEM purchases without large
Key factors of our organization are: our people, our process, and our
partners. These all combine to deliver targeted value to our clients
across a global network of:
- Assigned Account Representatives for sales and purchasing in all global markets
- Experienced Project Managers
- Service Level Agreements
- B2B, B2C, and Auction and eCommerce Portals
PS's primary points of differentiation are its superior trading
relationships the world over and over 20 years sales and marketing
experience representing suppliers and purchasers in domestic and
PS's corporate offices are located in Boca Raton, FL the gateway to N.,
Central, and S. America and Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China, electronics
capitol of the world!
PS's greatest strength is the ability to design and deliver an
exceptional product at a very rapid pace. PS's products are designed to
let consumers enjoy all the benefits of a digital home and a connected