Monday, July 11, 2011

iriver Story HD Google eBooks integrated e-reader

Google has announced that on Sunday July 17, 2011 the iriver Story HD e-reader will be for sale in Target stores and on The iriver Story HD is the first e-reader integrated with the open Google eBooks platform, through which you can buy and read Google eBooks over Wi-Fi.

The iriver Story HD is similar in cost to the Nook and Kindle at $139.99 and is a slim and lightweight device with a high-resolution e-ink screen and a QWERTY keyboard for easy searching. It includes over-the-air access to hundreds of thousands of Google eBooks for sale and more than 3 million for free. With the Story HD you can now browse, buy and read Google eBooks with your e-reader through Wi-Fi.

Iriver Story HD Specs
Model: Wi-Fi
Storage: 2GB
Dimensions: 7.5" x 5.01" x 0.37"
Weight: 7.30 ounces
Connection Type: USB 2.0
Internal Memory: NAND Flash
External Memory: SD (up to 32GB)
Network: Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
Keyboard: Full Qwerty, Way Controller, Home/Option/Enter/Back Key
Battery Life: Reading 14,000 pages / Waiting Time approximately 6 weeks
Display Type: 6" XGA E-ink Display
Resolution: 768 X 1024 Pixel (XGA)
Color Depth: 16 Greyscale
E-Book supported files: PDF, EPUD, TXT, FB2, DJVU
Office View supported files: PPT, PPTz, XLS, XLSx, Doc, DOCx, HWP
Comic viewer supported files: Zip (JPG, BMP, PNG, GIF)
Battery: Lithium Polymer (1800mAh)
Charging Time: 4.5 hours
OS: Windows 2k / Windows XP / Vista / 7 (32bit, 64bit)
Included: Story HD, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide