Onyx BOOX AfterGlow 2 [~$140.00] is a 6" front-lit touchscreen eReader that runs Android 4.2 and comes with Google Play.
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Pro Runs Android 4.2
The Onyx BOOX AfterGlow 2 uses Android 4.2 as it's OS.
Pro Google Play Store compatable
With the Google Play Store coming pre-installed the Onyx BOOX AfterGlow 2 can utilize any app from the store making this device possibilities almost endless.
What is superb about this feature is that the user can choose to use on of the many available e-Reader apps on the Play Store as their main eReading app. This means Amazon Kindle app, Kobo app, Google Play Books app, and a huge assortment of others.
Pro 3.5mm headphone jack
There is a 3.5mm headphone jack on the device so users can listen to music or voice reading.
Pro Capacitive screen
The Onyx Boox AfterGlow 2 features a capacitive screen that can utilize multi-touch gestures.
Pro Page turn buttons
There are physical page turn buttons on the sides of the device.
Pro 8 week battery life
Pro Device can read a huge assortment of file types
The Onyx Boox AfterGlow 2 can read a large assortment of file types including epub, mobi (only non DRM versions) and RTF.
Pro Assortment of pre-installed apps
There is a large assortment of pre-installed apps available for the device including the Google Play Store, a Music Player, Internet Browser, the Midiapolis News Reader and many more.
Pro MicroSD slot
The available MicroSD slot is expandable up to 32GB.
Con Pearl eInk display
Being that this is a newly released device is is a little disheartening to see it using old eInk technology such as the Pearl display. Most new eReaders such as the Kobo H20 and the Kindle Voyager are now using the Carta.
Con Mainly sold in Europe
Support and shipping may be troublesome being that this company is based in Europe.