Wexler FlexOne eReader Gets Abused (video)

You probably recall how LG’s new plastic backed E-ink screen is more durable than previous screens, but it wasn’t until today that I got the chance to prove it. One early reviewer in Russia already has the FlexOne and he posted a video where he tried to kill it.

His attempts are only half-hearted, but a couple of the hits taken by this ereader would definitely have killed any other E-ink screen.

In the past I’ve shown you another flexible screen, but I believe that one used a metal foil back, not plastic. So far as I know that screen hasn’t hit the market yet, and I don’t expect it to. It looks like LG went with the plastic backed screen instead.

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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. Andrei3 May, 2012

    Haha, in Soviet Russia eReader does not hit the market, the market hits the eReader!

  2. […] filmarne uno (che curiosamente non era esposto presso lo stand LG) per alcuni minuti, confermando le ottime impressioni avute settimane prima. Wexler FlexOne è un dispositivo abbastanza semplice, senza touchscreen e […]

  3. […] FlexOne looks just like the unit shown in the abuse video I posted a few weeks back. It is indeed that […]

  4. […] which LG Display developed in 2011 and 2012. I’ve mentioned this flexible screen once or twice, and so far as I know it was only used on the FlexOne. It was going to be used in the Earl […]


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