Mobile phones

New e-paper device:Hisense A7

The Hisense A7 is an Android smartphone that use a 6.7-inch 300 ppi E Ink display with touch input and front-light. Other features include 5G connectivity, Octa core chipset (Unisoc Tiger T7510), 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and a dual camera setup.

Hisense A7 photo

The A7 is now shipping in China for 1,999 Yuan (around $300).

Read the full story Posted: Dec 23,2020

New e-paper device:HiSense A5C

HiSense's A5C is an Android smartphone with a 5.84" 1440×720 (278 PPI) color E Ink display. This is the world's first color E Ink smartphone. Other specifications include a Snapdragon 439 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage and a 4,000 mAh battery that can last up to 62 hours of continuous reading.

HiSense A5C photo

The HiSense A5C is now shipping in China, starting at around $250.

Read the full story Posted: May 02,2020

New e-paper device:NTT DoCoMo Card Keitai

NTT DoCoMo's Card Keitai is the company's lightest phone ever at only 47 grams, and it features a single 600x480 E Ink display. It's a feature phone (cannot add applications) that supports simple functions.

NTT DoCoMo Card Keitai photo

The Card Keitai will ship in Japan by the end of November 2018 for around $280.

Read the full story Posted: Oct 18,2018

New e-paper device:HiSense A6

The HiSense A6 is a dual-screen smartphone that features a 6.1" 2160×1080 AMOLED display on the front and a 5.6" touch E Ink Carta HD screen on the back. Other features include a snapdragon 660 chip-set, 6 GB of RAM, 64/128 GB of storage and a dual-sensor 12Mp camera. The E Ink display can mirror the front display, which can then be used to run an e-reader application or any other application.

HiSense A6 photo

The HiSense A6 is now shipping globally from China starting at around $350. Here's a nice video review of this phone.

Read the full story Posted: Oct 02,2018

New e-paper device:Light Phone 2

The Light Phone 2 is a simple 4G (LTE) phone that is based on a large E Ink display. The Light phone 2 is based on the company's own OS and supports messaging, phone calls and more simple functions.

Light Phone 2 photo

The Light Phone 2 was funded in a crowdfunding campaign (which reached its goals very quickly). The phone will cost $225 as part of the campaign, with a $400 target retail cost. It will ship by April 2019.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 02,2018

New e-paper device:Hisense A2 Pro

The Hisense A2 Pro is a dual-display Android smartphone that features a 5.2-inch 960x540 E Ink display on the back. The front (and main) display is a 5.5-inch FHD OLED display. Other features include an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, microSD slot, 12 MP camera and Dual-SIM.

Hisense A2 Pro photo

The Hisense A2 Pro will launch soon in China, pricing information is not available yet.

Read the full story Posted: Sep 26,2017

New e-paper device:YotaPhone 3

The YotaPhone 3 is the 3rd-generation dual-screen smartphone. The YP3 features a 5.2" E Ink display on the back and a 5.5" FHD AMOLED as the main display. Other features include a Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64/128 GB of storage and a 13MP camera.

YotaPhone 3 photo

YotaPhone will start accepting pre-orders in early September 2017, with the 64GB priced at around $350.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 26,2017

New e-paper device:HiSense A2

HiSense's A2 is a dual-screen smartphone that features a 5.5" FHD AMOLED screen on the front and a 5.2" 960x540 E Ink screen on the back side. Other features include Android 6.0, 1.4Ghz octa-core CPU, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64 GB of storage, finger print sensor, a microSD slot and Dual-SIM.

HiSense A2 photo

The A2 was launched in January 2017, but HiSense did not yet reveal the release date or price of this new phone.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 23,2017