While color powerless LCDs are still nowhere to be seen (obviously because that technology still has a long ways to go), Paradigm Shift intros color e-readers with low-voltage LCDs that could temporarily satisfy your early-adaptor fix.
Delstar will be releasing the products soon meaning this could end up in your retail stores.
Paradigm Shift Sourcing and Manufacturing Co. LTD Bows 5″ and 7″ Color E-Book Reader Series
CES 2010 January 7th, 2010: Las Vegas, Nevada: Paradigm Shift expands its cutting edge Techno-Gadget Line with two FULL COLOR LCD e-Book Readers.
EER-051: Unlike most e-readers on the market, the 5″ EER-051 features full color TFT high resolution display with enhanced contrast panel designed for ease of reading and long battery life. It also features a full gamut e-book format compatibility, including: ANSI , UNICODE TXT ,DOC,PDF,HTML,FB2 ,PDB, EPUB (non DRM encrypted). In addition the EER-051 is an Mp3 player and photo viewer and has 1GB built in memory plus an SD card memory expansion slot. MSRP: $149.95
EER-071WF: Step up model EER-071WF, features a 7″ full color TFT high resolution display with enhanced contrast panel designed for ease of reading and long battery life; plus adds Windows CE OS, a full touch screen interface and integrated WIFI. It also includes the a full gamut e-book format compatibility, including: ANSI , UNICODE TXT ,DOC,PDF,HTML,FB2 ,PDB , EPUB (non DRM and OPTIONALLY, DRM encrypted). In addition the EER-07WF is a full UMPC/ Tablet PC with Windows CE OS offering software support for Word Documents, Excel Files, and PDF reader plus such features as an Mp3 and MP4 player, and a photo viewer. Additionally, there is Flash Video player for You Tube and E-Buddy for cross-platform instant messaging. It also includes 2GB internal memory, plus a T-Flash memory expansion slot. MSRP: $199.95
5″ Units will be available in white, pastel blue, pastel periwinkle, pastel pink, black and silver case colors and the 7″ will be available in black and white case colors. Both begin shipping the end of February, 2010.
Units will be available in the USA through US sole distributor Delstar Electronics at major retailers everywhere.
Paradigm Shift is seeking OEM brand/ distributors in Europe and South America