ONYX BOOX Volta 2

ONYX BOOX Volta 2 is a device for reading electronic books with an "electronic paper" E Ink Carta screen and a built-in flicker-free MOON light 2 system with color temperature control. A Wi-Fi module allows the user to connect to the Internet. The software of this eReader allows you to configure almost any text parameters at the user's will. The Android operating system, on which the device is based, allows a user to install third-party programs for reading. The battery of 3000 mAh provides long-lasting autonomous work in a reading mode. The device is made in a new compact ergonomic body and comes with a cover case.

What is E Ink Carta

E Ink Carta is the newest development of E Ink Company. This is a display made on the "electronic paper" technology. Reading on such a screen is as comfortable as on ordinary paper. Compared to previous generations of ePaper, this screen has a lighter base and higher contrast.

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.

ONYX BOOX Volta 2

US$159 *

Screen frontlight

Capacitive Multi-touch screen

E Ink Carta 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.

Screen frontlight

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.

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 512 MB 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 Volta 2 has pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries. Want to translate an unknown word? Just touch it!

Case cover with IDE Control technology

The device comes with a smart cover which not only provides effective protection of the screen, but when closed turns automatically the device into a sleep mode. On its right side there are comfortable scrolling buttons.

Case cover with IDE Control technology
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 a Wi-Fi channel when connected to the Internet. Also a new cloud PUSH service "Send2boox" is available.


Reprogramming option

Reprogramming option

ONYX BOOX Volta 2 allows the user to write personal software using the potentials of the Android 4.4 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

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.

* The apps requiring Google services (including Google Books) will not work.

ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2
ONYX BOOX Volta 2

ONYX BOOX Volta 2 is a device for reading electronic books with an "electronic paper" E Ink Carta screen and a built-in flicker-free MOON light 2 system with color temperature control. A Wi-Fi module allows the user to connect to the Internet. The software of this eReader allows you to configure almost any text parameters at the user's will. The Android operating system, on which the device is based, allows a user to install third-party programs for reading. The battery of 3000 mAh provides long-lasting autonomous work in a reading mode. The device is made in a new compact ergonomic body and comes with a cover case.

Display6", E Ink Carta, 16 levels of grey, contrast ratio 14:1, 758 × 1024 dots, capacitive Multi-touch screen and the SNOW Field function
Front lightMOON Light 2
Processor4-core, 1,2 GHz
RAM512 MB
Internal memory8 GB
Expansion slotFor micro SD/microSDHC cards
USB interfacemicroUSB
Supported file formatsText: TXT, HTML, RTF, FB2, FB2.zip, FB3, MOBI, CHM, PDB, DOC, DOCX, PRC, EPUB, PDF, DjVu
Graphic: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Others: CBR, CBZ
Wireless interfaceWi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
BatteryLi-on 3000 mAh
Operating systemAndroid 4.4
Size156 × 112,5 × 8,8 mm
ColorBlack
Weight160 g
KitONYX BOOX Volta 2 E Reader
Case cover
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.

* The apps requiring Google services (including Google Books) will not work.

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