BOOX Note Air3 Series Unveiled, 10.3-Inch E Ink Android Tablet with Monochrome Display

BOOX International has announced the release of its latest electronic paper tablet, the BOOX Note Air3. The new 10.3-inch monochrome tablet runs on Android 12 and features an E Ink Carta 1200 glass display.

BOOX Note Air3
BOOX Note Air3

The Note Air3 shares a similar premium design to the recently launched Note Air3 C color version, with an aluminum body and thin profile resembling a notebook. However, it utilizes a high-contrast monochrome display instead of the Air3 C’s color panel, aimed at improving concentration.

BOOX positions the tablet as an ideal paper replacement for notes, sketching, reading ebooks, and other creative work. Its E Ink panel aims to reduce eye strain during extended use. Software capabilities highlighted include:

  1. Built-in templates and tools for drawing
  2. Handwriting conversation to text
  3. Linking handwritten notes to other content
  4. Annotating PDFs and ebooks
  5. Text search across notes
  6. File syncing with cloud storage services
  7. Additional productivity features include split-screen apps, fingerprint unlock, adjustable front lights for use in the dark, and
  8. USB OTG host support.

The Note Air3 comes bundled with a protective case and BOOX’s Pen Plus stylus. It will be available internationally this December, priced at $399. (Notice: To the US, The product will be shipped around 29 December )

BOOX also offers the color-screen Note Air3 C as an alternative for $499.

The launch expands BOOX's E Ink Android tablet lineup. The company positions its devices as flexible paper notebook replacements for reading, note-taking and sketching without eye fatigue. Unique software features aim to take advantage of the E Ink display's capabilities.

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BOOX Note Air3 Series Specifications

SpecificationNote Air3Note Air3 C
Display10.3" Carta 1200, Mono, 1404x1872 resolution (227 ppi)10.3" Kaleido 3, Color, 2480 x 1860 resolution (300 ppi B&W/150 ppi Color)
Touch InputStylus (4,096 pressure levels) + CapacitiveStylus (4,096 pressure levels) + Capacitive
ProcessorQualcomm 2.4GHz Octa-coreQualcomm 2.4GHz Octa-core + BSR
64GB Storage (UFS 2.2)
64GB Storage (UFS 2.2)
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac,
Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac,
Bluetooth 5.0
Front LightYes, with CTMYes, with CTM
SensorsGravity rotation sensorGravity rotation sensor
Operating SystemAndroid 12Android 12
Supported File FormatsPDF, EPUB, MOBI, Word, PPT, HTML, images, audio and morePDF, EPUB, MOBI, Word, PPT, HTML, images, audio and more
Battery3,700 mAh3,700 mAh
Dimensions226 x 193 x 5.8mm226 x 193 x 5.8mm
PortsUSB-C, MicroSD card slotUSB-C, MicroSD card slot
Other FeaturesFingerprint sensor, dual speakers, microphone, stylus holderFingerprint sensor, dual speakers, microphone, stylus holder
Included AccessoriesStylus pen, protective caseStylus pen, protective case

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Stylus pen, protective case
Stylus pen, protective case