For you ebook readers who can’t turn the pages fast enough, iRiver unveiled the world’s first 6” XGA (768×1024) eBook reader with 63.8% more pixels and faster page turns than the competition. This LG and iRiver collaboration guarantees “high performance with an advanced i.MX508 eReader applications processor from Freescale Semiconductor based on ARM Cortex technology and automatic built-in Wi-Fi.”
“The slim and lightweight e-reader features the signature; sleek, iriver style, QWERTY keypad, a curve with two-tone colors at the front and back for easy grip and slim design. The Story HD has buttons located from the side to the center of the keypad, featuring the up/down layout instead of the right/left design to make the unit more user friendly than other eBooks – other models feature the right/left buttons for flipping pages.The iriver Story HD has a 3-week battery life, making it ideal for travel, and supports Adobe EPUB and PDF formats with DRM.”
Will be “competitively priced” and available in the 2nd quarter of this year. Keep tabs on it at iRiver.