updated 04:30 pm EST, Fri February 26, 2010
eDGe delays simplified, to offer 16-hour reading
More information has been gleaned about the Entourage eDGe we had a chance to play with at CES thanks to an interview with the company's President and CEO as well as the VP of Marketing. Speaking to E-ReaderInfo, President Asghar Mostafa and Doug Atkinson have revealed that their device, which has both an E-Ink screen and a traditional LCD, has a 16-hour battery life when operating with the paper screen itself.
When both the LCD and E-ink screen are used in conjunction, or the LCD itself, battery life is set at 6 hours, Atkinson said. This, and the E-Ink display's nature, makes reading on the eDGe much easier than of comparable products, such as Apple's iPad, which exclusively offers an LCD screen.
Atkinson also clarified that the recent delay will have any new orders for the eDGe shipping in March, with those placed by January 12th shipping today.