SolidFX announces 2 new e-readers!

As you can see from the picture, they're not actually new. Instead, SolidFX will be loading their flightplan app on the latest Irex ereaders. The FX10 is based on the Irex DR1000 and the FX8 is based on the DR800SG. SolidFX is offering the FX8 both with and without the 3G connection.Please take a moment and look at the picture.  The hand looks much to big, IMO. Is it just me, or does that look photoshopped?

They're being marketed to pilots as chart readers. They come with reader software that supports the Jeppeson chart format. But they also come with the original Epub and PDF support, and from what I can tell, they're not locked down. You should be able to install other apps (like FBReader).

The list price is $1,195 for the DX8 and $1,595 for the DX10. Yes, that is indeed $800 more that the retail versions.

FX8 product page

source (AINonline)

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