A mazon had a few weeks ago introduced a new premium model of its ebook reader (Kindle Voyage) to the high price of 189 euros and a variety of new tablets. Now the German book trade attracts around Thalia, worldview, Bertelsmann and Co. after: At the Frankfurt Book Fair, the new ebook reader Tolino Vision 2 was introduced
Waterproof Ebook Reader
The Tolino Vision 2 has as its predecessor a backlit e-ink display (six inches), which you can read in the dark easily. Although the current Carta technology is used, the font can appear sharp razor – in terms of resolution of the new Kindle Voyage is better placed. He manages 300 pixels per inch (ppi), the Vision 2 must be 212 ppi content. How much notice the difference in everyday life, a comparison test must show. The display illumination can be changed by holding down the light button.
Optical Vision 2 looks confusingly similar to its predecessor. The dimensions are identical, but the new model is four grams lighter (174 grams instead of 178). There are two major innovations: The Tolino Vision 2 is waterproof, so the E-Reader also an accidental dunk survives in the tub. A real plus point compared to the Kindle. Some competing models such as the Kobo Aura H2O offer but also waterproof Readers
On the other hand, there are in addition to the touch-screen operation, the new Tap2Flip function. Tapping with your finger tip on the back of the unit , the unit turns over. This allows a better one-handed operation. Amazon is the Kindle Voyage on two pressure sensors (Page Press) in the right and left edge of the case, with which you can easily turn the pages.
Tolino Vision 2 comes in November
The Tolino Vision 2 has two gigabytes of storage space – provides enough for thousands of books. In addition, the memory can be expanded via microSD card up to 32 gigabytes.
The battery life is estimated at up to seven weeks, and this value is achieved in our experience, only with a full backlight . But even with a bright screen maturities of two to three weeks will loose achieved.
The Ebook Reader will be available in November commercially and probably costs 129 euros.
Tolino Table 8: iPad challenger Made in Germany
In addition to the Tolino Vision 2, the new multimedia tablet Tolino was presented Table 8. The screen has shrunk from 8.9 to 8 inches compared to its predecessor, so that the device will be a direct competitor of Apple’s iPad Mini.
It is significantly thinner (7.9 instead of 9 , 8 mm) and lighter (308 instead of 550 grams) than the previous model. The resolution remains the same (1920 x 1200), by the smaller screen, the pixel density increases but from 254 to 283 ppi.
The operating system is the latest Android version 4.4 running Kitkat. There is 16 GB of storage, which can be expanded up to 32 GB.