Txtr Beagle is an e-Reader is a 5 inch e-reader that pairs by bluetooth to your Android devices, not excited? What if I told you it was only 10 Euros or $13? Txtr has just set the e-reader market on its head with its 5mm thick accessory.
Txtr Beagle sports a 5-inch, 800×600 E-ink screen that has 4GB of built-in storage, you don’t discover the books on your Beagle, you grab them from your smartphone then transfer them via the free Txtr App that is available on Google Play. The app does require Android 4.0 which will slowly become less and less of a restriction.
They are able to keep the cost down by using the brains of your smartphone to download and discover the books. Txtr Beagle is a smart display that runs on 3 AAA batteries that are meant to will last you for 1 year of regular reading.
There are no ports or features apart from reading books, no 3G or Wifi to drive up the price. Txtr is putting the power of EBooks into the hands of everyone. The no frill attitude towards reading has also kept the weight down to just 4.5oz (128 grams).
No official word on release dates but they are planning on a global release. The Txtr is being manufactured in Taiwan, so we’re working on getting our hands on a review unit for you.