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Fujitsu FLEPia Color eBook Reader Has Finally Arrived, Yours For $1000

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Remember the FLEPia – Fujitsu's eBook reader that would trounce all other readers by displaying color? After years of waiting, it's now out and available in Japan!

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The FLEPia promises an 8-inch 1024x768 XGA touchscreen that can display 260K colors, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, an SD card slot capable of holding up to 4GB of storage, and a battery that can take 40 hours of continuous use.

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It'll be able to display PDF, TXT, HTML, Word, Excel and PowerPoint files, XMDF ebook formats as well as virtually all image formats. You can pre-order it online on Fujitsu's site, though it only starts shipping on April 20.

The price? A jaw dropping $1000. And you thought the Kindle was expensive. [Engadget Japanese]

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kingofhearts589
Kingofhearts589

Analog Books for life. You can't curl up in front of a fire and get that same warm, cozy feeling with an ebook reader.

Also, just wondering, are there music ebooks... for like piano?