Hanlin V60 shows up in Russia

The Ukrainian ereader distributor Lbook have just unveiled their latest ereader, the V60.  This is a Kindle clone with a 6″ E-ink screen, Wifi, 2GB Flash storage, SD card slot, optional 3G, and a headphone jack. Format support includes FB2, EPUB, PDF, DOC, DJVU, RTF, TXT, HTML, PPT.

A similar ereader is already on the market in India, where it is called the Wink. Also, I reviewed a close relative if this ereader, the Hanlin A60. The big difference between the A60 and the V60 is that the first has a Sipix screen with a capacitive touch screen.

I thought the hardware was nice and usable.

My source has a pretty extensive set of photos of the V60. It looks like Lbook didn’t use the stock firmware but instead wrote their own. This is great; I can see that they made a number of interesting changes.

It should be out next quarter. Retail has not been set.

Lbook via The-eBook.org

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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