ONYX BOOX Darwin 7

ONYX BOOX Darwin 7 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 2 system with color temperature control and with no flickering. 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. Thanks to the standard audio output, you can listen to music and audiobooks on the reader. The built-in software allows you to configure almost any text parameters at your request. The Android operating system allows you to install third-party apps for 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.

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Screen frontlight

Screen frontlight system

The MOON Light 2 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 and, thanks to the use of Flicker-Free technology, the front-light system is perfectly smooth.

Capacitive Multi-touch screen

E Ink Carta Plus 6" 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 2?

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 2 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. The Flicker-Free technology completely eliminates shimmering of the LEDs used in this screen frontlight system. This is due to the use of a DC power supply.The Flicker-Free technology significantly reduces discomfort for sight and eye fatigue and decreases the chances of headache, caused by long use of the eReader.

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 will.

Format support
Built-in dictionaries

Built-in dictionaries

There are pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries in Darwin 7. To translate an unknown word just choose it in the text.

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
New library

New library

The library sorts ebooks by author, title and series. Convenient search and filters allow you to find quickly any needed book by genre, language, date of publication etc. In addition, standard folders, created on PCs, are supported.

Handy recording of ebooks into the memory

In addition to the standard way of copying ebooks with the help of a USB cable, you can transfer them via Bluetooth or a Wi-Fi channel when connected to the Internet. Also a new cloud PUSH service "Send2boox" is available.


Reprogramming possibility

Reprogramming possibility

Darwin 7 allows the user to write personal software using the potentials of the Android platform.

Long-lasting work

Low power consumption of the E-Ink display and battery capacity of 3000 mAh provides long-lasting autonomous work.

Long-lasting work
Language support

Language support

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 7
ONYX BOOX Darwin 7
ONYX BOOX Darwin 7
ONYX BOOX Darwin 7

ONYX BOOX Darwin 7 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 2 system with color temperature control and with no flickering. 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. Thanks to the standard audio output, you can listen to music and audiobooks on the reader. The built-in software allows you to configure almost any text parameters at your request. The Android operating system allows you to install third-party apps for 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 2
Processor4-core, 1,2 GHz
Audio3,5 mm output
RAM1 GB
Internal memory8 GB
Expansion slotFor micro SD/microSDHC cards
USB interfacemicro-USB
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 7 eReader
User's manual
Smart cover
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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