New LCD e-reader pops up in Germany

Mike Cane tipped me to this ereader when he somehow managed to find it on It’s from a consumer electronics company I’ve never heard of before, and so far as I can tell this is their first ereader.

The SVP EB701 is based on a 7″ LCD screen. I’m not sure of the resolution, but I’d be surprised if it were more that 800×480. It ships with a microSD card slot, 2GB Flash, and pretty broad ebook support (TXT, HTML, DOC, WORD, PDF, FB2 , PDB, EPUB). It also plays a number of video formats, including; MPEG4, AVI, RMVB. There’s no mention of touchscreen or Wifi, so I wouldn’t assume it has them.

I also found it listed on for $140, curiously enough. I’m not sure I’d recommend it; the Kindle is the same price.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor 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.


  1. Mike Cane18 March, 2011

    Naw, not It was a YouTube vid I pointed you to.

    1. Nate the great18 March, 2011

      And the only thing in the video was a suggestion to click the link to

      1. Mike Cane18 March, 2011

        And you clicked. Suckah. Oh. Wait. Hahahaha.

  2. Ellen21 March, 2011

    Overstock has been selling these for some time now. Different ranges in price depending on the internal memory.


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