Sino-American Partnership Announces E-Reader Product

Jun 01, 2010

American electronics company Marvell joined forces with Hanwang, a Chinese e-reader manufacturer, to produce the Marvell ARMADA166E, a new product intended to provide the global e-reader market with a competitive, low-cost competitor to current offerings.

The ARMADA 166E, due out this fall, features an epaper display and a processing center capable of running the latest Android, Linux, and WinCE operating systems and viewing ePub and PDF files.

Hanwang is the largest e-reader maker in the People's Republic of China, with 66% of market share. According to industry analysts Display Search, China is expected to become the world's largest e-reader market sometime before 2015.