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The Green Book: World’s Lightest E-Reader Unveiled
Posted By Ariel Schwartz On June 8, 2010 @ 5:00 pm In green gadgets,Innovation | No Comments
Want an e-reader  that’s lighter, smaller, and more streamlined than either the iPad  or the Kindle? You can have one — if you speak Chinese. Taiwanese company Green Book Inc. recently unveiled the Green Book — the world’s lightest e-reader — at the Computex Taipei trade show.
The pocket-sized Green Book weighs just 0.4 pounds, compared to the iPad ‘s 1.5 pounds. Green Book offers a tiny six inch screen and 32 gigabytes of memory, or enough memory to store 30,000 books. The device can read 8,000 pages per full battery charge — more than enough for a week’s worth of reading sessions.
But despite the Green Book’s impressive portability, Amazon and Apple  won’t have too much to worry about in the English-speaking world. Unlike the Kindle and iPad, Green Book is intended primarily for Chinese-language titles.
Via Physorg 
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URLs in this post:
 e-reader: http://inhabitat.com/2010/05/27/sony-unveils-plans-for-new-e-reader-to-challenge-apple-in-japan/
 iPad: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/01/conde-nast-to-roll-out-ipad-versions-of-wired-gq-and-other-magazines/
 iPad: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/01/27/how-green-is-apples-ipad/
 Physorg: http://www.physorg.com/news194763615.html
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