Plastic Logic’s e-reader has a name now. The QUE proReader will be unveiled at CES January 7, 2010. Competing with Amazons Kindle, the Sony Erader and perhaps Barnes and Nobles rumored reader, it will be superlight device with the verticals largest screen, about the size of an 8.5 x 11 paper, thinner than 1/3-inch. The target clientele for the wireless reader will be the power business user. Books, newspapers, and magazines as well as attachments in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF formats will be supported
“The QUE brand stands for a premium reading experience”, said Plastic Logic CEO Richard Archuleta. “The QUE proReader enhances business performance and gives you a competitive edge. More than an eReader, QUE means business. QUE will use E Ink Vizplex technology, and run for days on one charge. With Wifi and AT&Ts 3G network, users will wirelessly connect to content and download from the QUE store, jointly run with Barnes & Noble”. Plastic Logic says the QUE proReader includes special technology that makes the device shatterproof, so you can read e books without worrying about dropping the unit.
Price and availability: full details to be announced at CES.