PocketBook Pro 912

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The PocketBook Pro 912 is a 9,7" eReader, with Wi-Fi, Wacom touchscreen, specs like PocketBook Pro 903 but no 3G.

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PocketBook Pro 903

Overview

9.7" E Ink screen, Touch, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, microSD/SDHC slot, G sensor.

Specifications

  • Display: 9.7" (246 mm) E-InkĀ® Vizplex, 1200x825 pixel resolution (4:3).
  • OS: Linux (kernel 2.6.28)
  • CPU: Samsung ARM 533 MHz.
  • RAM: 256 MB.
  • Internal memory: 2 GB.
  • 3G support (Sim Card Slot)
  • passive Touchscreen (Stylus)
  • Expansion Memory: microSD/microSDHC card up to 64 GB.
  • Wireless: WiFi (802.11 b/g) + Bluetooth.
  • G-sensor.
  • USB Port: Micro-USB Type B x 1.
  • Speaker: "0.5 W x 2.
  • Earphone jack (Audio out): 3.5mm stereo x 1.
  • Battery capacity: 5.5W, 3.7V/1530 mAH (Li-Polymer).
  • Battery life cycle: Up to 7000 page flips on one charge.
  • Supported e-Book formats: FB2, TXT, PDF, DJVU, RTF, HTML, PRC, CHM, EPUB, DOC, TCR.
  • Supported picture formats: JPG, BMP, PNG, TIF.
  • Supported audio formats: MP3.
  • Software: Games, Text-to-speech.
  • Size: 193x263x11.5 mm.
  • Weight: 581 g.
  • Colour: dark silver

History

This is the high end-level of the large screen readers from PocketBook. It's similar to the PocketBook Pro 902 but offers additional touchscreen and 3G. Release date: November 1, 2010.

Questions, Answers and Features

  • Feature: automatic shortcuts in navigation popup to allow jumping to last four opened pages. See forum entry, video documentation
  • Question: how is it in regards to open source? Pocketbook is pretty much closed. Not possible to flash custom firmware. Incomplete sources. See forum post

See Also


CPUInfo

# cat /proc/cpuinfo
Processor       : ARMv6-compatible processor rev 6 (v6l)
BogoMIPS        : 530.84
Features        : swp half thumb fastmult edsp java
CPU implementer : 0x41
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant     : 0x0
CPU part        : 0xb76
CPU revision    : 6 
Hardware        : SMDK6410
Revision        : 0000
Serial          : 0000000000000000

Dealers

Germany

Israel

Available Screen Size

There is a bottom menu always present. The height of the menu is 30px. So in portrait mode the visible area is 825x1170px. Use this size for best result to trim/crop/resize your pdf files.

This was visually checked using a custom made pdf:

convert -size 825x1170 xc:white -fill white -stroke black -draw stroke-dasharray 5 5 path 'M 0,0 L 825,0 -draw stroke-dasharray 5 5 path 'M 0,1169 L 825,1169 lines-1_1170.pdf

BUGS

Using software version: sw_20120411_912_NA_obreeysync_br_2.1.3_0_user.zip

It is impossible to use the device for studing pdf files.

- In AdobeViewer the dictionary function does not work - In pdfviewer the highlight function (in the note menu) is not present

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