The Plastic Logic Que — Ereader to Go?
Consumers were “wowed” at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with the Plastic Logic Que (pronounced “Q”) handheld eBook reader. In partnership with AT & T 3G network serving as broadband provider, the Que has WIFI capabilities. With manufacturers claiming that it is a truly exceptional device, the Que is the first of its kind that is is said to be the perfect partner for the mobile professional.
With its portability, users will certainly find it handy to carry around
Some may shy away from the Que because of its steep price tag. The WIFI 4GB model will dent the pocket by 650 bucks, while the WIFI 3G 8GB model will have you shelling out 150 bucks more. Why is it so costly? Following suit with other digital readers, the Que lets the users to read their preferred books, magazines, and newspapers.
But on top of these conventional features, they also will also be able to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The 4GB version can store up to 35,000 documents and the 8GB model holds up to 75,000. Finding reports, documents and presentations is simple, and only calls for a few taps. With this technology, you can just about bid goodbye to a briefcase bursting with documents.
This function is truly the reason why it’s most effective for the traveling professional or businessman. Likewise, students could also find the Que a useful device for them. The Que is a sleek and sophisticated gadget, equipped with a 10.7 monochrome screen built into a thin body. It measures 8.5 x 11 inches, similar in size as a standard piece of paper, and doesn’t weigh much. It is easy to bring anywhere, tucked in one’s briefcase or purse.
Stress-free on the eyes, the plastic display is very enticing and the e-ink delivers enjoyable reading. The Plastic Logic Que doesn’t work with a stylus, but a sensitive virtual keyboard. The user can take notes and highlight crucial passage in any document for future reference. The Que comes with a USB port, SD card slot and speaker, and isn’t cluttered with excessive hardware. The only button located on the front is the power button located at the bottom of the reader.
Simply put, it’s a good-looking device! The consumer will have access to their favorite books, magazines and newspapers with the wide selection in the QUE Store. Users can enjoy as well their daily newspaper over breakfast, steal a quick glance at their presentation even in the middle of a meeting, and enjoy accessible information at all times. Consumers will get their hands on the Plastic Logic Que from local retailers in mid-March, or pre-order it at the Que site.