Kindle 2 vs Ectaco Jetbook

Here’s a tabular comparison between Kindle 2 and the Etac Jetbook:

FEATURES

ECTACO Jetbook

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KINDLE2

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Display

  • 5 inch diagonal VGA, Reflective TFT, high-contrast
  • 640 x 480 pixels
  • 16-level gray scale
  • orientation -landscape’ and ‘portrait’
  • 6 inch diagonal E Ink
  • 600 x 800 pixels
  • 16-level gray scale
  • orientation – portrait only

Size

  • 6.0″ x 4.3″ x 0.5″
  • 5.3″x 8.0″ x 0.36″

Font

  • 2 type faces – 6 sizes ea.
  • 1 type face- 6 sizes

Weight

  • 7.4 oz
  • 10.2 oz

Capacity

  • 1000 books internal memory.
  • 1500 books internal memory.

Expansion

  • 2GB Expansion card for up to 10,000 more books.
  • No expansion slot
  • Language

    • English, Russian, Polish, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Swedish, Finnish Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Serbian, Albanian, Croatian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and other European languages.
    • English.

    Format

    • TXT
    • PDF
    • FB2
    • ePub
    • Mobi
    • PRC
    • RTF
    • JPG
    • GIF
    • PNG
    • BMP
    • MP3, free format
  • Microsoft Word (.DOC)
  • HTML
  • JPEG
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • BMP (through conversion)
  • PDF
  • TXT
  • AZW
  • Unprotected Mobipocket books (.prc, .mobi)
  • AAX
  • MP3
  • RTF
  • Wireless

    • None
  • Free wireless expanded to 50 states
  • Content Delivery time

    • As fast as internet connection and USB cable transfer will allow.
  • Less than a minute when done wirelessly.
  • Content

    • 30 popular WEB sites hold at least 500,000 FREE access books and audiobooks.
    • More than 275,000 books available at Amazon store.
    • U.S. newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post; top magazines including TIME, Atlantic Monthly, and Forbes
    • Top international newspapers from France, Germany, and Ireland.
    • More than 250 top blogs.
    • Email your Word documents and pictures (.JPG, .GIF, .BMP, .PNG) to Kindle for easy on-the-go viewing.
    • Free book samples.
    • Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy

    Power Supply

    • Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
    • AC Power : Optional AC Charger requires 120 Volts 60Hz
    • AC Power adapter
    • Long Life Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery.

    Special Features

    • T9 text input method complete words as you type them.
    • Auto page-turning function.
    • Pre-loaded translating dictionaries
    • Screen rotation
    • Text-to-Speech feature allows Kindle to read every book, blog, magazine, and newspaper out loud to you.
    • New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases $9.99.
    • New 5-way controller.
    • Images and  can be zoomed to the full size of the screen.
    • 50,000 audio titles from Audible.com
    • New Whispersync technology allows you to switch back and forth between your Kindle devices
    • Basic Web browser reads simple, text-centric Web sites
    • Transfer MP3 files to Kindle as background music while you read
    • Free book samples
    • Built in dictionary
    • Search within books

    Accessories

    • USB 2.0 cable
    • Storage Pouch
    • User’s Manual
    • Bonus CD
    • Power Adapter – USB cable combination.

    Tech support

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    One Response

    1. What comes with your ECTACO jetBook?

      * Power adapter
      * USB 2.0 cable
      * Storage Pouch
      * User’s Manual
      * Bonus CD

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