Pandigital ships second Pandigital Novel eReader device, has integrated Barnes & Noble eBookstore

Pandigital has just rolled out its second Pandigital Novel eReader device that will come with built-in Barnes & Noble eBookstore access, letting you get started right out of the box. This new reader will also come with a 7-inch full color touchscreen LCD display, where it will be known by the model number PRD07T20WBL1. The Novel eReader will be equipped with a high-gloss black bezel (fingerprint magnet warning here), tipping the scales at just 11.8 oz, while carrying 2GB of internal memory (double that of its predecessor) that can be further expanded thanks to an SD/SDHC memory card. With the integration of Barnes & Noble’s eBookstore, the new Pandigital Novel will enable customers access more than one million eBooks, newspapers and magazines for their reading pleasure. It will retail for $199.99 with a one year limited warranty- no price cut here, but you should be able to pick one up from select national retailers next month onwards. Will this have Amazon quaking in their boots? Hardly, but it does offer another option to those who are looking for eBook readers. What you see above is still the older model which is white in color.[Press Release]

  • Full color TFT LCD matte display with 800 x 600 resolution
  • Responsive touch-screen and intuitive user interface for navigation
  • Stylus offers option for touch-screen navigation
  • Convenient reader features including highlighting, changing fonts, and creation of multiple bookmarks
  • Built-in dictionary and word/character search function
  • Night-read mode inverts the text and background colors for more discrete viewing
  • A virtual keyboard for making notes, emails, and other entries
  • Compact and sleek design – measures 5.2” (w) x 7.2” (h) x 0.5” (d) and weighs only 11.8 ounces
  • 2GB of shared internal memory
  • Orientation sensor for automatically adjusting between portrait and landscape mode when the device is tilted
  • Supports popular eBook formats PDF & EPUB
  • Long battery life of up to six hours in reading mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and web browser
  • Expandable storage through its SD/SDHC memory card slot (supporting up to 32GB cards)
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (via AC adapter)
  • Built-in mini-USB port provides an option for easy transfer of files between the device and a computer (Mac and PC compatible)
  • Android operating system and ARM 11 mobile processor

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