InkCase Plus, Case for smartphone with E-ink display, goes on sale this month

The company begins selling Gajah InkCase Plus this month. The device, which the company Medgadgets already wrote a blog , is a universal case with E-ink display. Display wirelessly connected to the smartphone, and it is possible to deduce any information while the main display turned off.

Furthermore, InkCase Plus can be used as a standalone reader. At the recently concluded fundraising campaign is assembled more than 200 thousand dollars, which is enough to run the device in mass production in October.

package price InkCase Plus + FitCase (universal cover) can be purchased for US $ 139 (pre-order on Kickstarter the same could be done for $ 79). The company plans to produce 10 models cover the most popular Android-smartphone, including the Google Nexus 5, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, and Note 3 and the HTC One M7 and M8.

In addition, there is a universal cover that is compatible with all other models of phones.

Why do it?

E-ink display is positioned not only as a reader, as a means to conserve battery phone: all the necessary information can be displayed on the secondary display, while, as the main display of the phone is switched off. Resolution InkCase Plus is 360 * 600 pixels. As with all E-ink devices, energy is spent only during the change of the screen image. In this case the battery in your InkCase Plus, its capacity is 400 mAh. It is approximately 5 days of battery life.

How does it work?

Connect the device via Bluetooth, using a special application for InkCase Plus. Developers rightly point out that most of the applications that smartphone users are working every day, do not need a color display.

This may be an application for a fitness bracelet, eReader, email, and other applications.


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