ONYX BOOX Prometheus 2 is a device with the 9.7" E Ink Carta having the MOON Light system, SNOW Field function and touch controlling. The given model can be the perfect choice for those who often have to read academic or technical literature. Its large and comfortable for the eyes display with lighting, a powerful processor in combination with 1 GB of RAM are optimal tools for reading PDF and DjVu files. A built-in Wi-Fi module allows one to use the device for full Internet browsing and pre-installed Google Play greatly expands its functionality.
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.
The screen of the latest generation E Ink Carta with a diagonal of 9.7" 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.
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.
Outstanding technical specifications
The Freescale processor with a 1 GHz clock rate and 1 GB of RAM ensures comfortable work with any even the most difficult documents. 16 GB of nonvolatile memory and a microSD-slot supporting memory cards up to 32 GB allow the user to store voluminous documents in PDF and DjVu formats.
The Prometheus 2 eReader has pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries. Want to translate an unknown word? Just touch it!
The model has the pre-installed Google Play app which gives access to hundreds of thousands of third-party Android programs, including free ones. This opportunity significantly expands the functionality of the device and gives you a large number of additional variants of its usage.
The Prometheus 2 model allows the user to write personal software using the Android 4.0.4. options.
Low power consumption of E Ink displays and battery capacity of 3000 mAh provides up to a month of autonomous work.
Support of languages and dictionaries
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 Prometheus 2 eReader
- User's manual
- Power adapter 220 V
- Warranty card
|Display||9.7", E Ink Carta, 16 levels of grey, 825 × 1200 pixels, touch, with the SNOW Field function|
|Lighting ||MOON Light||Processor||Freescale i.MX6, 1 GHz
|RAM ||1 GB|
|Internal memory|| 16 GB|
|Expansion slot||For micro SD/microSDHC cards|
|Supported file ||
Text: TXT, HTML, RTF, FB2, FB2.zip, MOBI, CHM, PDB, DOC, DOCX, PRC, EPUB|
Graphic: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Others: PDF, DjVu
|Wireless interface||Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n|
|Battery||Polymer Li-ion, 3000 mAh|
|Operating system||Android 4.0.4|
|Size ||10.2 x 7 x 0.37 in (258,2 × 177,3 × 9.5 mm)|
|Weight|| 15.87 oz |
|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.