ONYX BOOX Monte Cristo 2 is a device of premium quality for reading electronic books. This model is equipped with the latest E Ink Carta Plus screen with MOON Light system and SNOW Field function. Compared to previous models, its screen has higher definition and contrast. Pixel density of the screen is 300 pixels which is a record for this type of E Ink screens and corresponds to high-quality paper printing. The model is made of high quality materials and has a thin aluminum alloy casing and an ASAHI protective glass. In addition, the reader is equipped with a high-performance 2-core processor, 512 MB 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 set of programs allows you to open text files of almost every format and to configure settings of the text for more comfortable reading.
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.
The unique 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 is being generated.
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.
Additional screen protection
Protective glass from the famous Japanese manufacturer ASAHI is located atop the E Ink screen and protects it from scratches and other damage. This new glass allows to avoid additional frames, so the screen is flush with the body of the device. This makes the e-book more comfortable and it looks more modern. In addition a special coating reduces the glare of the screen.
A dual-core processor with 1 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 up to 35000 books.
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.
There are pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries in Monte Cristo. To translate an unknown word just choose it in the text.
Google Play store
The model works on the Android 4.2 operating system and has a pre-installed Google Play app. This feature significantly expands the functionality of the device and allows the user to install a large number of additional programs.
The kit comes with a smart cover which not only provides effective protection of the screen, but when closed turns automatically the device to sleep mode.
Monte Cristo 2 allows the user to write personal software using the potentials of the Android 4.2 platform.
Low power consumption of E Ink displays and battery capacity of 3000 mAh provides up to a month of autonomous work.
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 Monte Cristo 2 e-reader
- User's manual
- USB cable
- Power adapter 220 V
- Warranty card
|Display||6", E Ink Carta Plus, 16 shades of grey, contrast ratio 14:1, 1072 × 1448 pixels, pixel density 300 ppi, with the SNOW Field function|
|Touch screen ||Capacitive Multi-touch|
|Lighting ||MOON Light|
|Processor||Dual-core, 1 GHz|
|Protective glass ||ASAHI|
|RAM ||512 MB|
|Internal memory|| 8 GB|
|Expansion slot||For micro SD/microSDHC cards|
|Wireless interface ||Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n|
|Supported file ||
Text: TXT, HTML, RTF, FB2, FB2.zip, MOBI, CHM, PDB, DOC, DOCX, PRC, EPUB|
Graphic: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Others: PDF, DjVu
|Battery||Polymer Li-ion, 3000 mAh|
|Operating system||Android 4.2|
|Housing material ||Aluminum magnesium alloy|
|Size ||6.3 x 4.5 x 0.3 in (158,9 × 114 × 8 mm)|
|Weight|| 7.2 oz (205 g)|
|Warranty period|| 1 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.