ONYX BOOX Amundsen E Book Reader

ONYX BOOX Amundsen E Book Reader

ONYX BOOX Amundsen E Book Reader


ONYX BOOX Amundsen is a device for reading electronic books and is part of a series dedicated to the great travelers and discoverers. This model is designed for those who are planning to use it primarily for reading and who don't need a variety of additional functions. Its great high-contrast E Ink Carta screen makes reading comfortable and not tiring even during long usage. 8 GB of internal memory allows the user to store a vast library in one device.

E Ink Carta screen

The screen of the latest generation E Ink Carta with a diagonal of 6" has a lighter base and higher contrast than other screens of the type. It makes the text readable in bright sunlight and has a high rate of a screen refresh. The absence of shimmering light and the principle of image formation with the E Ink method makes reading comfortable for your eyes.

Format support

The BOOX software allows the user to open files of various text and graphic formats. When reading you can change font style and size, disposition of pages, insert bookmarks, add your own fonts and zoom documents at your will.

Built-in dictionaries

There are pre-installed English-Russian and Russian-English dictionaries in this model. To translate an unknown word just choose it in the text.

Language support

The BOOX allows the user to read documents in different world languages. Amongst them there are such languages as Russian, English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Swedish, Chinese, Japanese and many others. 

Package Contents:

  • ONYX BOOX Amundsen electronic reader
  • User's manual
  • USB cable
  • Warranty card


Display 6", E Ink Carta, 16 levels of grey, contrast ratio 14:1, 758 × 1024 pixels
Processor 1 GHz
RAM 512 MB
Internal memory 8 GB
Expansion slot For micro SD/microSDHC cards
USB interface microUSB
Supported file Text: TXT, HTML, RTF, FB2, FB2.zip, MOBI, CHM, PDB, DOC, DOCX, PRC, EPUB
Graphic: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Others: PDF, DjVu
Battery Polymer Li-ion, 3000 mAh
Operating system Android 4.2
Size 6.7x4.6x0.3 in
Weight 6.42 oz
Warranty period 1 year

Note: Since a part of the Flash memory size is system software, the portion available to the user is less than the total size of the memory chip.

The device is designed primarily for reading electronic books, but has some additional features which are defined by the installed software. For example, the current firmware has functions such as calendar, dictionary, access to the Internet, and others.

The device is freely reprogrammable on request of the user who can install, delete and create programs.

The device has a battery that provides long, autonomous usage.