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enTourage Pocket eDGe

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of enTourage Pocket eDGe. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the sound. The durability is also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the price. The keyboard and battery get negative opinions.

durability, sound

portability, performance, usability, battery, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the enTourage Pocket eDGe is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Jen Edwards (TabletPCReview.com)

enTourage Pocket eDGe Review

 

The Pocket eDGe is a mini Android-based tablet computer with two screens, one 6-inch eInk eBook screen and one 7-inch color LCD touchscreen. It includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless networking, 3 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, a USB port,...

Two screens offer a lot of versatility ; Sturdy hinge folds all the way back when desired ; Very good performance/responsiveness ; Excellent sound quality from external speaker ; Good battery life

Relatively bulky compared to similar devices ; Keyboard difficult to use unless you use the stylus ; eInk touchscreen much less responsive than the LCD; the stylus is a must ; Disappointing camera ; High price

If it weren't for the very high price tag, I could recommend it more strongly, but if you're able to find one at a good price it would make a worthy purchase for your parents or grandparents -- anyone who would like a fully featured, well performing,...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: (best-ereaders.com)

Entourage Pocket Edge

 

Though the Pocket Edge retains the twin screen form factor of its older sibling, the device is scaled down to 7.5 x 8.2 x 1 inches. It also shed some weight, and is a lot lighter at 1.35 pounds. Instead of a trackball, the device now sports an optical...

The Pocket Edge comes with many preloaded apps such as projector, calculator, calendar, alarm clock, file explorer, contacts, and notepad. There’s also a built-in PDF converter. Pocket Edge owners also get a 1-year complimentary subscription to Wired...

The first thing you’d notice about the Pocket Edge is its size. It is about 4 times as thick as the Kindle 3 and about as twice as heavy. It feels more like a netbook than an eReader. Holding the device while lying down is a lot of muscle work for the...

The Entourage Pocket Edge Reader has a lot of promise as a textbook replacement, but Entourage has to iron out several issues including frustrating touchscreen, slow writing experience, poor battery life, and hefty form factor. For those who want a...

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Color

Color of product:Black

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Color: Yes
Diagonal:6
Display Diagonal:6
Display Resolution:800 x 600
Gray scale levels:16
Technology:E Ink
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

Battery life (max):11
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous reading time:6

Features

Rotating: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
Document formats supported:ePub, PDF
Video compression format:3GP, AVI, H.264, MOV, MP4, WMV
Video formats supported:3GP,AVI,H.264,MOV,MP4,WMV

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:3

Packaging Content

Stylus pen: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Interface Type:USB 2.0
Microphone in: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g

Power

Battery life (max):11
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous reading time:6

Software

Bundled software:Google Android
Operating system installed:Linux

Technical Details

Rotating: Yes