Today, the Chinese company Xiaomi has released the official details of its upcoming e-book reader device, known as the Mi reader Pro, which is said to come with a 7.8″ display. It will have an adjustable backlight that is useful during the daytime and can also be read at a dim or a low lit room ambiance without causing much straining in the eyes.
This electronic book reader comprises 1872 × 1404 pixels and a PPI of 300, alongside 24 levels of brightness. It is further aided by a processor embedded with four cores and 4GB RAM, whereas the built-in storage comes as 32GB.
In terms of connectivity, the Mi Pro reader comes with 2.4 / 5 GHz of dual-band WiFi adaptation and 5.0 Bluetooth connectivity.
Powered by Android 8.1 Oreo as the system software, we find a battery capacity of 3200 mAh, which can offer a pleasant reading duration without disruption of rapid battery drainage. Moreover, it is loaded with an inbuilt EPDC hardware controller, enabling a quick and smoother transition from one page to the other.
One of the biggest perks we find here is the voice search button for easy location of keywords, or quicker searching and easy typing. This is quite beneficial for certain communities of specially-abled people who have lost their voice, to access these functional properties hassle-free.
Currently, the device is built and comes with many compatibility options with files like Office documents or pdfs alongside .txt or epub versions. For now, however, the leaked image specifies a single color variant of black and is supposedly priced at 1099 yuan (US$ 167 ) or Rs. 12,340 approx.