ONYX BOOX Amundsen

ONYX BOOX Amundsen is a device for reading electronic books and is part of a series dedicated to the great travelers and discoverers. This model is designed for those who are planning to use it primarily for reading and who don't need a variety of additional functions. Its great high-contrast E Ink Carta screen makes reading comfortable and not tiring even during long usage. 8 GB of internal memory allow the user to store a vast library in one device.

What is E Ink Carta?

E Ink Carta is the latest development of E Ink company. This display is made on the "electronic paper" technology and allows you to read as comfortably as on ordinary paper pages. Compared to previous generations of ePaper, this screen has a lighter base and higher contrast.

E Ink Carta screen

The screen of the latest generation E Ink Carta with a diagonal of 6" has a lighter base and higher contrast than other screens of the type. It makes the text readable in bright sunlight and has a high rate of a screen refresh. The absence of shimmering light and the principle of image formation with the E Ink method makes reading comfortable for your eyes.

Format support

The BOOX software allows the user to open files of various text and graphic formats. When reading you can change font style and size, disposition of pages, insert bookmarks, add your own fonts and zoom documents at your will.

Format support in ONYX BOOX Amundsen
Built-in dictionaries of ONYX BOOX Amundsen

Built-in dictionaries

There are pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries in this model. To translate an unknown word just choose it in the text.


ONYX BOOX Amundsen reprogramming option

Reprogramming option

The model allows the user to write personal software using the Android 4.2 options.

Continuous work

Low power consumption of E-Ink displays and battery capacity of 3000 mAh provides up to a month of autonomous work.

Continuous work work of ONYX BOOX Amundsen
Language support of ONYX BOOX Amundsen

Language support

The BOOX allows the user to read documents in different world languages.Amongst them there are such languages as Russian, English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Swedish, Chinese, Japanese and many others.

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ONYX BOOX Amundsen is a device for reading electronic books and is part of a series dedicated to the great travelers and discoverers. This model is designed for those who are planning to use it primarily for reading and who don't need a variety of additional functions. Its great high-contrast E Ink Carta screen makes reading comfortable and not tiring even during long usage. 8 GB of internal memory allow the user to store a vast library in one device.

Display6", E Ink Carta, 16 levels of grey, contrast ratio 14:1, 758 × 1024 dpi
Processor1 GHz
RAM512 MB
Internal memory8 GB
Expansion slotFor micro SD/microSDHC cards
USB interfaceUSB 2.0
Supported file formatsText: TXT, HTML, RTF, FB2, FB2.zip, MOBI, CHM, PDB, DOC, DOCX, PRC, EPUB
Graphic: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Others: PDF, DjVu
BatteryPolymer Li-on, 3000 mAh
Operating systemAndroid 4.2
Size170 × 117 × 8,7 mm
ColorBlack, grey, white
Weight182 gr
KitONYX BOOX Amundsen electronic reader
User's manual
USB cable
Warranty card
Warranty period1 year

Note: Since a part of the Flash memory size is system software, the portion available to the user is less than the total size of the memory chip.

The device is designed primarily for reading electronic books, but has some additional features which are defined by the installed software. For example, the current firmware has functions such as calendar, dictionary, access to the Internet, and others.
The device is freely reprogrammable on request of the user who can install, delete and create programs.
The device has a battery that provides long, autonomous usage.

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По сравнению с аналогами других производителей у Onyx Boox Amundsen есть два несомненных достоинства, это качественный экран и хорошее ПО – ну а для пользователя это означает простоту использования и настройки. Смело можно покупать маме или папе.

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