ONYX BOOX Vasco da Gama is a device for reading electronic books with the latest "electronic paper" E Ink Carta screen and built-in MOON light system. The reader has outstanding technical specifications: a high-performance 2-core processor, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. 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. In addition, the device supports network libraries. Connecting to the Internet via Wi-Fi, you can get access to hundreds of thousands of free books with a convenient search by title, author, genre, or series.
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 in dark rooms is being generated.
Capacitive Multi-touch screen
The 6" E Ink Carta display has a lighter base and higher contrast than any other screens of this 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. A capacitive Multi-touch screen enables easy controlling while reading a document: scrolling, zooming, making notes in the text and using additional functions.
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 your will.
Vasco da Gama has pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries. Want to translate an unknown word? Just touch it!
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.
ONYX BOOX Vasco da Gama 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 Vasco da Gama eReader
- User's manual
- USB cable
- Warranty card
|Display||6", E Ink Carta, 16 levels of grey, contrast ratio 14:1, 758 × 1024 dots, capacitive Multi-touch screen|
|Processor||dual core, 1 GHz|
|RAM ||512 MB|
|Internal memory|| 8 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 4.2|
|Size ||6.7 x 4.6 x 0.34 in (170 × 117 × 8,7 mm) |
|Color ||Black, white|
|Weight|| 6.42 oz (182 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.