Xiaomi Mi Reader with 6-Inch e-Ink screen, built-in light, USB Type-C port announced

Xiaomi has introduced Mi Reader, the company’s first eReader with a 6-inch (1024 x 768 pixels) and e-Ink screen with 212PPI pixel density. There is 24-level adjustable front-lit LED reading light that can achieve more than 90% brightness uniformity comfortable to read in bright or dark light environment.

It has an anti-glare finish, so the overall reading experience is similar to reading an eBook. The eReader weighs 178 grams for easy one-handed grip. Powered by Allwinner B300 quad-core processor with up to 1.8GHz clock speed, it runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), packs 1GB RAM and 16GB of storage that can store about 5000 e-books.

This also supports Baidu cloud and multi-view cloud one-click login and download. It supports.txt, .epub, .pdf and Office documents. It packs a 1800mAh battery with Type-C charging and can be used for several weeks on a single charge.

The Mi Reader comes in white front with dark gray back, is priced at 579 yuan (US$ 82 / Rs. 5,920 approx.) and will be available through Mi Crowdfunding starting tomorrow, November 20th.


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