Midia InkBook 8 review: This could have been a versatile e-reader had it not been built on such low-end hardware

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Ventures off the beaten path sometimes lead to the discovery of a gem, but not this time.

With its low display resolution, sluggish performance, and questionable app security, you’d do well to avoid this Android-powered e-reader.

Kết quả hình ảnh cho Media InkBook 8

The Midia InkBook 8 has similar dimensions to Kobo’s Aura One, measuring 6.5 by 1.3 by 8.9 inches and sporting an eight inch e-ink display. It weighs just a bit more than its Kobo counterpart, coming it at just under nine ounces. In exchange for the e-reader’s extra heft, you’ll gain a microSD card slot that can use cards with a maximum capacity of 32GB.

Upgradeable storage on an e-reader isn’t a feature we see often, these days; probably because most people just don’t need it. The 8GB of internal storage the Aura One provides, for example, can hold five to six thousand ebooks. E-readers like the Aura One, Kindle Paperwhite or Kindle Oasis are one-trick ponies: their operating systems and UIs are designed to read electronic periodicals, side-loaded documents, and books from a proprietary store. Period.

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