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BOOX Note Air3 launches as a monochrome-only e-reader with style

The Note Air3. (Source: BOOX)
The Note Air3. (Source: BOOX)
The latest addition to the BOOX Note Air3 is touted to deliver distraction-free note-taking or reading thanks to its black-and-white only display. Nevertheless, its new Carta 1200 display is packaged in the same kind of light, thin and "elegant" chassis as its predecessors, thereby helping the user to take a versatile "paperlike screen" anywhere.

BOOX' new version of the Note Air3 is more of a classic e-reader than its C variant, as it drops color reproduction support for a black-and-white (B&W) e-ink screen. Accordingly, the OEM suggests that this might be preferable for users who would like a more 'traditional' reading or writing experience.

Accordingly, its 10.3-inch Carta 1200 display is rated for a 227 PPI pixel density and "close-to-paper" feel. Nevertheless, it still has BOOX' "game-changing" Smart Scribe feature touted to boost note-taking (or annotating) activities by "refining" shapes or lines drawn, converting hand-writing to text or helping users erase mistakes.

On that note, the plain Note Air3 OS is based on Android 12, although it still supports 17 different e-reader formats and supports functions such as split-screen functions, not to mention apps and custom BOOX tools such as Onyx Cloud.

The e-ink device is also backed to be extra portable and comfortable to hold with a wide grip integrated into a "premium aluminum shell" just 5.8mm high. The Note Air3 is available only from BOOX for now at $399.99 with a free magnetic case and spare tips for its stylus, whereas the Air3 C can also be ordered on Amazon for its starting price of $499.99

The Note Air3. (Source: BOOX)
The Note Air3. (Source: BOOX)


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Deirdre O'Donnell, 2023-12-12 (Update: 2023-12-12)