ONYX BOOX Darwin 6

ONYX BOOX Darwin 6 is a device for reading electronic books with the E Ink Carta Plus screen of the latest generation, which has a higher definition and contrast, built-in MOON light+ system with color temperature control and the SNOW Field function. The reader has outstanding technical specifications: a high-performance 4-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. A Wi-Fi module and a built-in browser allows the user to browse the Internet. The Android operating system thanks to its rich choice of programs allows you to open text files of almost any formats and to configure settings of the text for more comfortable reading.

What is E Ink Carta Plus

E Ink Carta Plus is the latest generation of screens made by "electronic paper" technology. Compared to the previous models, this screen has a higher definition and contrast. Pixel density of the screen is 300 dpi that is a record for this type of E Ink screens and corresponds to the high-quality paper printing. Reading on such screens is as comfortable as on regular paper pages.

What is SNOW Field?

SNOW Field is an operating mode of the screen, allowing to reduce the number of artifacts on the screen within partial refresh. If this function is on, full refresh of the screen is not needed.

Screen frontlight

Screen frontlight

The MOON Light+ technology enables one to use the device in the dark or under poor lighting conditions. When this function is in use, soft luminescence of the screen comfortable for reading in dark rooms is being generated. It also has a color temperature control.

Capacitive Multi-touch screen

E Ink Carta Plus display has a lighter base and higher contrast than other screens of this class. It allows one to read in bright sunlight and has a high rate of screen refresh. Absence of a shimmering light and the principle of image formation with E Ink method makes reading comfortable for eyes. Capacitive sensor, supporting a Multi-touch function, provides an easy control with fingers.

What is MOON Light+?

The latest researches have shown that blue light prevents the production of melatonin (daily rhythms regulator), which is necessary for a person to sleep. Therefore, after reading on a glowing screen of an ordinary tablet or smartphone, it is often difficult to fall asleep.

MOON Light + allows you to adjust the brightness of cold and warm LED lights independently, choosing at will white light for reading during the daytime, and more yellow for reading before sleeping.

High performance

High performance

A quad-core processor with 1,2 GHz clock rate and 1 GB of RAM ensures comfortable work with difficult documents. And 8 GB of nonvolatile memory and a microSD-slot supporting memory cards up to 32 GB allows the user to store a whole library.

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
Built-in dictionaries

Built-in dictionaries

ONYX BOOX Darwin 6 has pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries. Want to translate an unknown word? Just touch it!

Smart cover

The eReader comes with a smart cover which not only provides effective protection of the screen, but when closed turns automatically the device to sleep mode.

Smart cover

Reprogramming option

Reprogramming option

ONYX BOOX Darwin 6 allows the user to write personal software using the potentials of the Android 4.4 platform.

Continuous work

Low power consumption of E-Ink displays and battery capacity of 3000 mAh provides long-term autonomous work.

Continuous work
Language support

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.


ONYX BOOX Darwin 6
ONYX BOOX Darwin 6
ONYX BOOX Darwin 6
ONYX BOOX Darwin 6
ONYX BOOX Darwin 6

ONYX BOOX Darwin 6 is a device for reading electronic books with the E Ink Carta Plus screen of the latest generation, which has a higher definition and contrast, built-in MOON light+ system with color temperature control and the SNOW Field function. The reader has outstanding technical specifications: a high-performance 4-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. A Wi-Fi module and a built-in browser allows the user to browse the Internet. The Android operating system thanks to its rich choice of programs allows you to open text files of almost any formats and to configure settings of the text for more comfortable reading.

Display6", E Ink Carta Plus, 16 shades of grey, contrast ratio 14:1, 1072 × 1448 pixels, capacitive Multi-touch screen and the SNOW Field function
Front lightMOON Light+
Processor4-core, 1,2 GHz
RAM1 GB
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
Wireless interfaceWi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
BatteryLi-on 3000 mAh
Operating systemAndroid 4.4
Size170 × 117 × 8,7 mm
ColorBlack
Weight182 gr
KitONYX BOOX Darwin 6 eReader
User's manual
Smart cover
USB cable
Power adapter 220 V
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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