2013’s Big Device Combines E-Reader And Phone In One
YotaPhone is a dual purpose gadget, which has an LCD display on one side and an E-Ink display on the other.
Russian mobile communications company Yota Devices has unveiled a new Android-based smartphone with two 4.3″ Gorilla Glass displays. The YotaPhone integrates a full-color LCD on one side and an E-Ink display on the other, which are linked together and offer more functionality.
On the LCD display, the YotaPhone lets users watch videos, play games and perform other functions. On the E-Ink display, they can view content that requires longer reading time, like a book or magazine. It also keeps important information visible without draining the battery, and displays it even if the battery dies. The E-Ink is also the user’s personal space for receiving notifications, linking to social media, reading news, or displaying favorite pictures. Yota Devices CEO, Vlad Martynov, said: