Pocketbook Touch Lux 5 Ships Soon in Europe, Costs 125 Euros

Pocketbook has just announced its newest entry-level ereader.

The Pocketbook Touch Lux 5 features a Carta E-ink screen. It runs Pocketbook’s software on a dual-core CPU with 512MB RAM and 8GB RAM. Its 6″ display sports a capacitive touchscreen, color-changing frontlight, and a screen resolution of 1024 x 758.

In addition to supporting a wide variety of file formats  (ACSM, CBR, CBZ, CHM, DJVU, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, EPUB(DRM), FB2, FB2.ZIP, HTM, HTML, MOBI, PDF, PDF (DRM),  RTF), the Touch Lux 5 ships with a number of apps builr in, including a dictionary, Dropbox, a web browser, ReadRate, Calculator, Notes, RSS News, Chess, Klondike, Scribble, Sudoku.

The device also integrates into Pocketbook’s online services such as Send-to-Pocketbook and Pocketbook Cloud, and it comes with ABBYY Lingvo translation dictionaries in 24 language combinations.

Retail is 125 euros.


  • Display: 6″ Carta E-ink screen, 758 × 1024 resolution
  • Touchscreen: Capacitive
  • CPU: dual-core 1GHz
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Storage: 8GB, microSD (32MB cards supported)
  • Battery: 1.5 Ah
  • Dimensions: 161.3 × 108 × 8 mm
  • Weight: 155 grams

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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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