[CES 2010] We spotted the Fujitsu FLEPia at CES a few days ago, and unfortunately for those of us living Stateside, it won’t be making its way here anytime soon despite being available in Japan already. Initial impressions did seem pretty promising, where it runs on Windows CE and features a relatively much faster scrolling rate compared to its potential rivals, the Amazon Kindle as well as the nook. The 8″ passive matrix touchscreen display can support up to 4096K colors, and despite the fact that there is no backlight, the images look pretty stunning as it was specially designed to reflect back red, green, and blue ambient light. According to Fujitsu, the FLEPia is able to run for up to 40 hours per charge. Among the other hardware specifications available include an USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth as well as Wi-Fi connectivity and an SD memory card slot. It rolled out in Japan last April for around $1,000 after conversion, so that gives you a rough idea of how much it will cost when it arrives at our shores.
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