E FUN is preparing to launch a new line of Android tablets known as Nextbook. Within the Nextbook lineup, you'll find the Next2 tablet with a 7-inch TFT color display, Wi-Fi, 2GB of memory, a SD/MMC card slot, and a MP3/photo viewer. The Next2 will also come preloaded with 25 books, as well as videos and music. All of the Nextbook tablets will also have a preloaded Borders eBook Store application. The E FUN Nextbook Android tablet e-readers will launch through HSN in November. The Next2 is expected to cost $199.99.
E FUN Introduces Nextbook Android Tablet Preloaded With Borders eBook Store
Next2 Model Features a 7"Color TFT Touch Screen Display, Wi-Fi and Multimedia Functions
WEST COVINA, CA--(Marketwire - October 28, 2010) - E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and marketer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, is set to introduce a line of sleek, lightweight Android tablets to the US market. The take anywhere/read anywhere Nextbook brand is just that: the next generation of books. Nextbook's Next2 model Android tablet computer with built-in e-reader and Wi-Fi will be launching with HSN this fall. In addition to the Nextbook brand, E FUN is also launching the APEN brand of digital pens.
"Nextbook tablets will soon be a consumer's new best friend," commented Jason Liszewski, Managing Director and VP of Sales for E FUN. "We purposely set out to design and market fun, lifestyle products packed with functionality, and the easy-to-use Nextbook tablets are exactly that. As an added plus, since E FUN Nextbook tablets are paperless, they're good for the environment."
Using the convenient built-in Wi-Fi, Next2 users can browse the Internet, receive and answer e-mails, watch YouTube videos, and listen to Internet music providers like Pandora and RadioTime. The touch-screen feature makes turning pages and choosing applications fingertip easy. Additional functions include a calculator and an alarm clock.
The Nextbook line of tablets feature Google's powerful Linux-based Android operating system. The Next2 has a generous 7" TFT color display, 2GB of memory as well as an SD/MMC card slot for memory expansion, and a MP3/photo viewer. 25 books, as well as videos and music, are pre-loaded into every Next2. Each comes with a stylish protective cover case with magnetic closure to keep it safe.
Every Nextbook model has a preloaded Borders eBook Store application making it easy to purchase and download favorite titles. 'Shopping' for an e-book is like shopping for a printed book, except the book is delivered instantly to your Nextbook. The Borders eBook store offers more than one-million titles, many of which are free. Nextbook owners can choose the latest bestsellers and new releases as well as specific categories such as biography, fiction, romance, etc., right from the comfort of their own home.
Accessories include an AC adapter, manual, USB cable, and pouch.
E FUN Nextbook Android tablet e-readers will be available first on HSN beginning in November. MSRP is a very affordable $199.99 for the Next2.