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Booq Reader

Booq Reader

  • Made by: Star TIC Innovación, S.A
  • Released: 2010
  • Predecessor:
  • Languages Supported: Spanish, English, French, more
  • File Types Supported: PDF, ePUB, TXT, RTF, DOC, FB2, MOBI, BMP, JPG, GIF, MP3


This is a Spanish company and the focus is for Spanish users. It has ADE support for PDF and ePUB including DRM support. It comes with 350 classic eBooks preloaded.

Hardware is basically the Netronix EB-600 with a few custom features. It is available in 6 colors, Black, silver, red, blue, violet and pink. Software is modified for the Booq.


  • Dimensions: 188 mm x 118 mm x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • Battery: user replaceable Li-ion 1000 mAh, 8,000 pages per charge
  • Display: 6" Vizplex 800 x 600 pixel 167 ppi, 8 level grayscale
  • Processor: Samsung S3C2440 ARM9 400 MHz.
  • Internal Memory: 1GB SLC (the fastest on the market) extensible with an
  • Expansion Memory: SD card to 4 GB.
  • Text Formats: .pdf, .epub, .txt, .phpl, .fb2 and mobipocket.
  • Image Formats: .bmp and .jpg.
  • Audio: .mp3
  • Includes Sudoku
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Accessories included: USB cable, AC charger, Neoprene pouch.
  • Operating Temperature: 0 - 40 C.
  • Storage Temperature: -10 ~ 70 C.


This is the first release of the Booq Reader


Firmware upgrade

Features in 2.0 booq OS 2.0 includes new functionalities:

  • Date and time on home screen
  • Favorite book section: choose your favorite books and open them with a single click.
  • Reading history: see what books you have been reading and how much you have read.
  • Your current page number and the total number of pages in the book
  • Adjust to page function: adjusts the size of the text to the size of the screen.
  • Full-screen option
  • Built-in dictionary
  • Change the device name (for example: Peter’s booq)
  • Bookshelf - Graphic GUI with icons.
  • adds: DOC, RTF formats and GIF

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