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7.3/10
Informr score
The Onyx Boox Nova 3 Color currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Screen Size
7.8"
Storage
32 GB
3G
No
Reading Time
-


What the Critics Are Saying...


Android Police

The Onyx Boox Nova3 Color is an excellent e-reading device, especially for Android and e-reader tinkerers. For the first time in a long time, I'm excited to see what Android can do in an entirely new realm. I've been a big fan of physical e-readers ever since the first Nook, and the use of Android O...

- Matthew Sholtz, Android Police
TechRadar

Color E Ink is here. It’s not as sharp as mono and a high price makes this one for early adopters, but a colorful screen, an open Android 10 OS and editing options galore makes this an ereader to watch.

- Jamie Carter, TechRadar
Business Insider

There aren't many products like this. If you find the combination of an E Ink display with a degree of color support compelling, and want to have that on a full Android operating system, then this product is worth it. It may be a bit overkill if you're looking for a simple color e-reader just for re...

- Mark Knapp, Business Insider
Make Use Of

The Boox Nova 3 Color combines great hardware (for an eReader) with backlight-free color technology. Unfortunately, it comes just as two other reflective color panels near release: TCL's NxtPaper transflective LCD panel and E Ink's potentially game-changing Gallery 4100 technology. Both panels may m...

- Kannon Yamada, Make Use Of
PC Magazine

The Onyx Boox Nova3 Color ($419.99) makes the best of its color e-ink screen, juggling full-color comics, magazines, PDFs, and news apps with aplomb. Unfortunately, the beautiful display suffers from a ghosting problem so bad that it's probably a dealbreaker. Onyx may eventually be able to improve t...

- Sascha Segan, PC Magazine


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Screen Size
7.8"

The Onyx Boox Nova 3 Color's screen size is 7.8 inches with 468 x 624 pixels resolution.

Backlight
Yes

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

Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

3G
No

This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
-

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3150 mAh battery.

Boox Nova 3 Color Specs

Overview
Release date March 6, 2021
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
No
SIM card size No
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
ROM No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English, French, Spanish, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable, Stylus
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3150 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 40 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Dark Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.73 x 13.7 x 0.77 cm (7.8 x 5.4 x 0.3 in)
Weight 265 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology E-ink
Colors 4k
Resolution 468 x 624 pixels
Pixel density 100 pixels
Size 7.8 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare No
Additional Display Features
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
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, WAV
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported BMP, DOC, EPUB, HTML, JPEG, MOBI, PNG, RTF, TIFF, TXT
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