The expansion of the multi-year list of the Taiwanese Hyread continues, which recently announced the new ebook reader Gaze Note Plus, capable of also acting as a block notes (even for dictation).
In the world of e-readers, there is not only space for the well-established Kindles of Amazon and Kobo / Tolino of Rakuten: among the many small emerging brands, there is also the Taiwanese Hyread which, active for several years, has announced the new Gaze Note Plus e-reader, available for purchase on its official store, at a price of 9,450 Taiwanese dollars (to date, equal to about 302 euros).
The Gaze Note Plus has a classic design, with very thick edges at the top and bottom, for a more comfortable grip, but also to protect the device in case of falls: in the middle, a 7.8-inch panel appears, with E technology. -INK Paper, resolved at 1404 × 1872 pixels, with a pixel-per-inch density of 300 PPI. Compared to most of the competitors’ products, under the screen there is a level with a WACOM digitizer, which allows the recognition of 4,096 pressure levels, in favor of the stylus included in the package, with which perhaps you can compile documents in PDF, provided that you do not want to take notes on ebooks, managed in the formats Epub, Mobi, PDF, Doc, RFT, Txt, HTML / HTM, FB2, DJVU / DJV.
Prepared for web browsing, the Gaze Note Plus e-reader benefits from the “A2” mode, ideal for reading comics or consulting web pages, which reduces the flickering phenomenon when updating pages, increasing the sensation of fluidity of perception visual. If, on the other hand, you have a predilection for podcasts or audiobooks, you can use Bluetooth 4.2 to connect headphones or earphones, bearing in mind that there is still a powerful mono speaker. Because of the microphone, it is also possible to dictate notes or engage in audio communications.
An unspecified processor with four cores and a clock speed of 1.8 GHz, flanked by 3 GB of RAM, can count on 32 GB of storage, expandable by 512 GB maximum, thanks to the microSD slot. Still on the subject of hardware specifications, in the Gaze Note Plus there is a 3,200 mAh battery, which can be recharged in 2.5 hours, in order to ensure a long autonomy, passing through the microUSB Type-C, which can also be used to transfer your files.
The latter can also be downloaded online, not only from the proprietary HyRead store including more than 100 thousand titles, but also from Amazon, for example, since the Android 11 operating system allows you to download all the apps you want.