Hanvon N618 clears the FCC

This is an oldie but a goodie. Mike Cane tipped me to a FCC filing that I missed at the time.

One of Hanvon's new 6" ereaders cleared the FCC back in January. The N618 is based on E-ink Vizplex screen, not Pearl (but that might have changed). It has 4GB Flash storage, microSD card slot, a Wacom touchscreen sensor, and Wifi.

The N618 has been floating around for a while now. I saw it last year at DEA 2010, and it first appeared at CeBit a few months earlier. Hanvon had planned to get it on the US market last fall, but the ereader price war in June might have cooled their ardor.

P.S. I should probably clarify that the touchscreen isn't actually made by Wacom. Hanvon make their own digitizer, but the technology functions quite similar to Wacom's.

via FCC

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. 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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