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Onyx Boox Poke 5
Onyx Boox Poke 5
Onyx Boox Poke 5
Onyx Boox Poke 5

Informr score
The Onyx Boox Poke 5 currently has an Informr score of 7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 5 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Screen Size
Screen Size
32 GB
32 GB
Reading Time

What the Critics Are Saying...

Make Use Of
Make Use Of

The Onyx Boox Poke5 provides pocket-sized entertainment for fans of ebooks and audiobooks. It is one of the best eReaders for those who wish to carry their books with them daily.

- Kendra Gerken, Make Use Of

The Onyx Boox Poke 5 is a 6-inch entry-level ereader competing with the likes of the base Amazon Kindle model and the Kobo Clara 2E. From its adorable boot-up screen to the clear display, this ereader is good, but gaining access to the Google Play Store requires you to dig deeper into the device’s s...

- Sharmishta Sarkar, TechRadar
PC Magazine
PC Magazine

The Onyx Boox Poke 5 ereader is compatible with lots of reading apps, but its sluggish performance, high price, and convoluted user interface make it hard to recommend over competitors.

- Sarah Lord, PC Magazine

At the end of the day, the Onyx Boox Poke 5 strikes an excellent balance between affordability and capability. There are surely slightly more affordable E-Readers on the market, but the extra features of Android are worth the price bump, in my opinion – just don’t expect to get work done like you wo...

- Kyle Bradshaw, 9to5Google
How-To Geek
How-To Geek

Ultimately, I think the Onyx Boox Poke 5 is a solid eReader that satisfies many must-haves of anyone looking for a digitized library. While its Android backbone could use a few corrections, Onyx’s steady stream of firmware updates should take care of all the biggest bumps in the road along the way.

- Michael Bizzaco, How-To Geek

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Screen Size

The Onyx Boox Poke 5's screen size is 6 inches with 1072 x 1448 pixels resolution.


There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 1500 mAh battery.

Boox Poke 5 Specs

Release Date May 5, 2023
Regions Available USA, Canada
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm Quad-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.8 x 10.8 x 0.68 cm (5.8 x 4.3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 160 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution 1072 x 1448 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 6 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Page Turn Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC
PC Synchronization No
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported AZW3, CBR, CBZ, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, HTML, MOBI, PDF, RTF, TXT
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