In May, we learned of Pandigital's entry into the eReader market. Now, Pandigital is now offering its second Pandigital Novel eReader. The latest Pandigital Novel 7-inch Color Multimedia eReader (model PRD07T20WBL1) comes with integrated Barnes & Noble eBookstore. It also has a high-gloss black bezel and a matte touchscreen display for easy navigation. The Pandigital Novel 7-inch Color Multimedia eReader weighs 11.8 ounces and has 2GB of internal memory for storing books, periodicals, movies, music, and more. For additional storage, the device accepts SD/SDHC cards up to 32GB in size.
The Barnes & Noble’s eBookstore ensures users have quick and easy access to more than one million eBooks, newspapers and magazines, a wide variety of free eBooks, and more than half a million free classics. In addition, users can share many eBooks with friends and family for 14 days using Barnes & Noble’s LendMe feature.
Some of the features of the Pandigital Novel 7-inch Color Multimedia eReader include:
- A full color TFT LCD matte display with 800 x 600 resolution
- Responsive touch-screen and intuitive user interface for navigation
- Stylus offers option for touch-screen navigation. Stores securely on side of product.
- Convenient reader features including highlighting, changing fonts, and creation of multiple bookmarks
- Built-in dictionary and word/character search function
- Night-read mode inverts the text and background colors for more discrete viewing
- A virtual keyboard for making notes, emails, and other entries
- Compact and sleek design - measures 5.2” (w) x 7.2” (h) x 0.5” (d) and weighs only 11.8 ounces
- 2GB of shared internal memory
- Orientation sensor for automatically adjusting between portrait and landscape mode when the device is tilted
- Supports popular eBook formats PDF & EPUB
- Long battery life of up to six hours in reading mode
- Built-in Wi-Fi and web browser
- Expandable storage through its SD/SDHC memory card slot (supporting up to 32GB cards)
- Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (via AC adapter)
- Built-in mini-USB port provides an option for easy transfer of files between the device and a computer (Mac and PC compatible).
- Android operating system and ARM 11 mobile processor
The black Pandigital Novel 7-inch Color Multimedia eReader will cost $199.99. It will be available at retailers next month.