Pre-order Sony's 10.3-inch Digital Paper e-ink tablet now for $599.99; device launches June 21st

Pre-order Sony's 10.3-inch Digital Paper e-ink tablet now for $599.99; device launches June 21st
The Sony DPT-CP1 is a 10.3-inch Digital Paper e-ink tablet. With the included stylus (and various stylus tips), you'll feel like you're writing on paper. The device has a touchscreen, 16GB of internal storage (11GB available to users) and connects via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. 

As you might imagine, battery life is sensational, with a single charge lasting up to one week with Wi-Fi enabled, or as long as three weeks with Wi-Fi disabled. And with the Digital Paper app for iOS and Android, documents and files can be wirelessly transferred between the Digital Paper tablet and a smartphone. The Digital Paper desktop app shares documents between the tablet and your desktop PC. And with the AES 128 data encryption standard, personal information remains secure. A dual-page view allows users to read two pages at once. Turning pages is done with the swipe of a finger, just like turning the pages on a real book.

The Sony DPT-CP1 can be pre-ordered from Amazon or B&H for $599.99. You can use it to read eBooks, take notes in school and in the office, doodle and more. Any situation where you would normally write on paper, use Sony's Digital Paper e-ink tablet instead.

source: Sony 



1. Neoberry99

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 30, 2015


2. iPhoneFanboy

Posts: 286; Member since: Apr 21, 2018

Looks awesome

3. CecicliaGarcia

Posts: 27; Member since: May 08, 2018

Seems good

4. KyleRiemen

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 29, 2014

Intel Core 2 Duo CPU ????

8. notfair

Posts: 776; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

why do you need more power? it's a writing tablet not a porn browser.

13. perry1234

Posts: 654; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

TBH porn browser also does not require anything more than an Intel Core 2 Duo ...

16. japkoslav

Posts: 1553; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Power? ... Really, the power is your point? Not that you won't cool it or that battery would last in minutes ... the power is the "issue" here. There is no way a Core 2 Duo would be in this device ... Marvell IAP 140.

5. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Too expensive! With competition selling at some $300, $599 isn't something attractive.

7. mixedfish

Posts: 1570; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

The competition doesn't have one month of battery, feather light weight and most importantly a screen that doesn't spaz up like a madman just because you turn the page or take 1 whole second lag to follow where your pen tip is writing. Without those features, it may as well be a useless brick or get a normal tablet.

9. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2525; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

The competition is the reMarkable tablet which is also priced at $599. This isn’t the same as a regular tablet, as e-ink displays are the closest thing to real paper, so you can’t compare this to a Galaxy Tab or iPad. Also, e-ink displays are expensive to produce hence the $599 price tag. There’s a reason why even Amazon with a 6 inch e-ink Kindle still sells at $120 (and that’s without the built in light).

23. Icent55

Posts: 82; Member since: Nov 02, 2017

You forgot Samsung already introduced something similar earlier

6. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2284; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

There are apps in the App Store that can do this on iPad Pro...

11. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Is there an app that can make your iPad pro last for a week?

10. Vokilam

Posts: 1453; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

wait.. why would i buy this over the 2018 regular ipad.. I can get one for about 300+100 for pencil (without doing some shopping around) or get new pencil from, like, ebay for $50. Plus i can still use the best app ecosystem, watch movies, take photos (silly but still), and whatelse...

14. SyCo87

Posts: 331; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

If you are wondering why people should buy this over a conventional tablet, than you don't understand the purpose of this product and what it offers.

18. skips

Posts: 490; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

what is the purpose then

22. sgodsell

Posts: 7621; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Well if you leave the wifi off, then you can get a month of using it as an ebook reader, with books, PDFs, or other documents, or as a note pad to take notes on something that looks and feels like paper for a display. If you leave WiFi on all the time, then you only get a week. But still that display is on all the time. It's eink. It's not lcd or OLED, which need to be powered on all the time in order to see what is on the screen. Whereas eink doesn't need to have power constantly running it. I hope it's one of those multi-color eink displays. Now I would drop $599 if it had colour, for sure.

24. Vokilam

Posts: 1453; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

Sorry I triggered you with my “iPad” comparison word. I meant any conventional tablet. There’s just so much more value in a tablet vs this. It’s great that it lasts that long, but honestly not worth the price for such a limited device. Hopefully they find enough consumer to sell these to make substantial profit. Sorry, bro, you’re not wrong. But personally I don’t see a use for this at this price.

12. Fellwalker

Posts: 545; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

Sadly Sony, small storage. I once bought a Sony tablet and within an hour of doing so had to return it because it had run out of storage space.

15. peace247 unregistered

gadget for hipsters.... just use a real pen and paper... it'll last forever....and buy an ipad....

20. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Thats where you are wrong, pen and paper won't last for ever, you have to keep buying more and more, this you don't and will last year's if taken care of.

17. Cat97

Posts: 2027; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Looks very nice !

19. libra89

Posts: 2338; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Ooh I didn't even know that Sony was doing this. I'm very curious.

21. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

This sounds nice, but should have had at least 32gb storage, not 16gb

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