AAPL Stock: 118.03 ( -0.85 )

Printed from

SunBook netbook brings Pixel Qi display for use in sunlight

updated 10:20 pm EST, Mon January 31, 2011

New display raises price up to $795

Clover Systems has introduced a new netbook, the SunBook, featuring a 1024x600 Pixel Qi display that can be viewed in direct sunlight. In bright ambient lighting without the backlight activated, the Pixel Qi display takes on an appearance similar to that of e-book readers with grayscale electronic-paper displays. When the backlight is used under dim lighting or dark environments, users can then view content in full color.

Aside from the display, the SunBook offers a standard set of netbook features components including an Atom 1.66GHz CPU, 1GB of DDR2 memory, multi-touch trackpad, and a 250GB hard drive. Windows 7 Starter comes standard, while users can add an optional 3G/4G modem.

The company suggests users can expect the battery to last up to 12 hours when the backlight is not activated, though the time will likely be cut significantly when the device is used in dark conditions.

The SunBook is now available directly from the company for $795.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented