Amazon Kindle 2 has got one more competitor called Cool-er ebook reader. This e-book reader main attraction perhaps is the colorful choices, unlike Kindle’s sole white porcelain color. You can actually turn your Kindle into a colorful ebook reader via Colorware magnificent works, but you have to pay a good price for it.
Cool-er ebook has a 6-inch screen similar to Kindle 2. Below is the full specifications taken from Geeky-Gadgets Post:
Dimensions: 7.2 inches by 4.6 inches by .43 inches (HWD) Weight: 6.2 ounces Screen size: 6 inches DPI: 170 pixels per inch Levels of greyscale: 8 Type: E Ink Vizplex Touch screen: No Manufacturer: PVI Operating system: Linux Storage: 1GB Memory: 128MB (internal) Processor: Samsung S3C2440 ARM 400MHz Battery: Li-Polymer battery (1000 mAh) Battery Life (single charge): 8,000 pages Memory Expansion: SD (up to 4GB) Wireless: No Formats: JPEG, PDF, EPUB, TXT, MP3 (2.5mm headphone jack with a 3.5mm converter included for standard headphones) Languages: 8 Bookstore (titles): more than 750,000
You may find this Cooler ebook reader selling around $250 (way cheaper than Kindle 2) at the end of this May 2009. I can say it’s a pretty good alternative anyway!
(via Geeky Gadgets)