Aldi to sell eReaders

Aldi to sell eReaders e-Reading Hardware Aldi to sell eReaders e-Reading Hardware Do you want to know how to tell when a market niche has gone mainstream? Well, one sign is that the discount grocery store chain Aldi start carrying it.

According to ereader nieuws, Aldi stores in the Netherlands will soon be selling the ProMedia ereader for 229 euros. If the picture is correct then this ereader was made by Benq, and you can find it elsewhere in Europe for 260 to 330 euros.

This ereader has a touch screen, 2GB Flash, a microSD card slot, web browser, and supports Adobe DRM.

 

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  1. […] by Aldi. I know of a model with a 7" LCD screen which was sold in Australia in 2012, and Aldi also sold a 6" ereader in the Netherlands in […]

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  3. […] European branches of Aldi have been slapping the Aldi brand on other company's ereaders since 2010. Last year it was an unidentified model from an unknown Chinese company, but this year Aldi is […]

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