CES: Skiff shows bendable 11.5 inch e-book reader
In two days the CES will begin in Las Vegas. There manufacturer Skiff wants to introduce a slim and bendable e-book reader.
According to Skiff the new e-book reader is going to be very thin and bendable at the same time. The device will be introduced to the public at the CES for the first time. First information has been revealed by Skiff via a press release.
With an 11.5 inch display and a resolution of 1200 x 1600 pixels the e-book reader is supposed to compete with the market's current top dog: The Kindle from Amazon. Since no glass is used and the devices is equipped with a new metal foil (developed by LG Displays) it is even bendable. Besides that Skiff's product is only six millimeters thick and weights 500 grams.
Further features are UMTS and WLAN by which the reader is able to connect to the Skiff databases and download many newspapers, books and magazines. This is made possible due to the cooperation with the American telecommunication provider Sprint.
The market introduction in the USA is supposed to be made in 2010. Information about pricing or a possible release in Europe has not been revealed, yet. PC Games Hardware will keep you up to date. In our gallery you can find some pictures of Skiff's e-book reader.