Aluratek released two new Wi-Fi eBook reader in their Libre line. The Libre Air and the Libre Touch are available now and provide 100 free eBooks and feature extended battery life, MP3 and photo support.
The Libre Air features a 5-inch reflective light LCD screen with “e-paper” technology to eliminate flickering during page turns, as experienced with most e-readers. The absence of a backlight makes it soft on the eyes, removes glare in direct sunlight and also increases battery life. Weighing only six ounces, the Libre Air can hold up to 50,000 books with the expanded micro SD card slot.
The Libre Touch boasts a 7-inch color Touch Screen LCD display for maximum clarity when reading, viewing photos, videos or checking email. The Libre Touch also offers a full Web browsing experience to keep you connected with your favorite social media sites. For videos, the Libre Touch supports: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG 4(Xvid), Divx, H.263, H.264, RM/RMVB, WMV7/8/9, MKV, MOV, VOB, FLV.
The Libre Air has an MSRP of $119 while the Libre Touch is available for $149. Kobo is the eBook provider on the Libre eReader. Both new Libre eBook reader are available on the Aluratek site. The Libre eBook readers have been regularly featured in Black Friday ads last year for under $100.