Category: Onyx

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Onyx Boox E Ink Phone at CES 2020, Boox Max3 Boox Note2 firmware 2.2.2 and more

Posted by Olga – February 8, 2020

This is the second E Ink phone BOOX released. The first one was called BOOX E43 and launched out in 2014 which I helped make famous here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTbkNld0sHE The new phone shown at CES 2020 features a 5.8" E Ink screen with 300PPI. It also has a front light with adjustable color tones, an octa-core processor, dual speakers, a microphone, a front fingerprint, and dual camera lens on the back, dual SIM card slots, or one SIM card and one SD card.

Other Onyx E Ink products are BOOX Max3 and BOOX Note2. BOOX Max3 features a 13.3” large E Ink screen, Octa-core processor, Android 9.0 OS, OTG support, 5GHz Wi-Fi, while BOOX Note2 has similar specs and a 10.3” display with front light.

BOOX also introduced the new firmware 2.2.2 they just released. There were a lot of great new features for its eReaders, such as full-page translation, scribbles on nearly all ebook formats, optimized user interface, and so on. Inspired by the users’ feedback and advice, BOOX gets a great number of ideas and launches a new firmware update for its eReaders every three to six month.

Onyx Boox Note2 10.3″ Qualcomm Front light

Posted by Charbax – October 14, 2019

An overview of the new Onyx Boox Note2, with its new performance.
You can see behind the scenes as they show it to many Chinese media: https://youtu.be/91-ENuLUXzM

Onyx Boox Note2, Max3 with Onyx CEO

Posted by Charbax – October 13, 2019

Onyx presents the new 10.3" Note2 with Qualcomm Octa Core ARM Cortex-A53 platform, responsive, with front-light, battery effecient, probably the most optimized and the most advanced E Ink notepad in the world at the moment. And the new 13.3" Boox Max3 also thinner, lighter, also running on the Qualcomm Octa-core platform on an Android 9 base.

$859 Onyx BOOX Max3, 13.3″ 490gr E Ink e-reader

Posted by Charbax – September 13, 2019

BOOX Max3 13.3" E Ink Tablet available now for $859 at https://shop.boox.com/products/boox-max3?afmc=2a&utm_campaign=2a&utm_source=leaddyno&utm_medium=affiliate uses a Qualcomm Octa-Core CPU, 4GB RAM, runs Android 9, runs Apps, 2200x1650 resolution display, 4300 mAh battery, offers fingerprint authentication for security, with a 10% weight reduction (compared with Max 2) and 10% size reduction too, power button on the top after customers‘ feedback, flat screen using a PMMA filter will provide a friction-feeling such as the one we have when writing on paper, 64GB internal storage, MicroSD card reader for up to 512GB extra storage, synchronizing notes with the cloud (Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote) and a fast QR code fast doc sharing, Type-C port with OTG which can be used to connect a keyboard and mouse (which can be done over Bluetooth too) micro HDMI input to use as secondary device for a laptop or other device source. Max3 supports gray tones besides the black and white, split the screen showing 2 different files at the same time or 2 different pages of the same file, handwriting and speech recognition using the dual Mic rophones for a better speech recognition and an improved recognition of your handwritten notes and 5GHz WiFi too.

Onyx BOOX firmware 2.1.2: sync, speech recognition, definitions, bookmarks, copy/paste and more

Posted by Charbax – July 29, 2019

Here in Barcelona, Andreu Coll Onyx BOOX European Sales and Marketing Representative presenting some of the new firmware features such as the Speech recognition where the BOOX can convert said words in for example a meeting into digital text inside the BOOX note app. When in Side Notes feature, users can highlight word/s and look for the meaning on the Internet. E-Book Bookmarks can now be renamed. Text can be copied from Apps or Internet and pasted in the Note App text input. The the BOOX Sync users can bind their BOOX device with Evernote or Dropbox account for example and all notes can be synchronized and can be found and edited also from other device such as a smartphone or laptop. Also, users can download 3rd party Apps such as OneNote or OneDrive and also upload notes or download documents already on the cloud.

All the available BOOX devices are listed here:
Amazon USA: https://amzn.to/2Mpd3uW
https://shop.boox.com/collections/all
Also available in Amazon Spain, Italy, Germany, UK, France, Canada.

Users, fans and potential customers of BOOX can contact Andreu Coll directly here: andreu@onyx-international.com and he will also check and respond to comments here under the video.

BOOX at EDIX Japan 2019

Posted by Charbax – July 24, 2019

BOOX shows their E Ink tablets/pads at the EDIX Japan Education conference. In this video, BOOX products and BOOX education system platform are introduced at EDIX Japan, these devices can be used in classrooms and are good for kids and adults since are eye-friendly, have a low power battery and weight less than carrying a bag full of books for the small kid.

10.3″ Onyx Boox Note Pro with front light

Posted by Charbax – January 23, 2019

10.3" Onyx Boox Note Pro features warm and cold adjustable front lights, capacitive and Wacom touchscreens, with 4GB RAM, 64GB Flash.

$280 Onyx 7.8″ Boox Nova Pro with front light

Posted by Charbax – January 23, 2019

7.8" Onyx Boox Nova Pro, comes with 2GB RAM, 32GB Flash, color-adjusting frontlight, capacitive screen and Wacom stylus input with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity. Resolution of 1872x1404. Availability will from around April for a price of around $280.

@waschbaerbau Draws on Onyx Boox Max2 and Boox Note at Frankfurt Book Fair

Posted by Charbax – October 15, 2018

Laura of http://instagram.com/waschbaerbau creates several drawings on the 13.3" Onyx Boox Max2 and on the 10.3" Onyx Boox Note at Frankfurt Book Fair. Laura is an arts teacher, check out her drawings at http://instagram.com/waschbaerbau

Onyx Boox 7.8″ Nova, Nova Plus, 6″ Poke, Poke Plus, 13.3″ Max2 Pro at Frankfurt Book Fair

Posted by Charbax – October 14, 2018

Onyx is showing all their new products at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Onyx Boox Nova is a 7.8" E Ink e-reader with edge-to-edge glass, a brand new design, they present 2 different versions, one with a front-light and capacitive touch and the other with Wacom stylus touch, capacitive touch but no front light. The basic one with front-light is hitting the market around November 2018 while the other one with the Wacom stylus touch input comes early 2019 probably. Onyx also introuced Boox Poke, Poke Plus which are 6" E Ink e-readers at the more affordable market segment. Then they also have the white colored 13.3" Boox Max 2 Pro with 4GB RAM and 64GB Flash. This video was filmed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.