Instead, it looks like the Sharp Galapagos e-reader has finally trickled out of Asia, gracing us with its Linux-based, large format design. If you're looking for an oversize Nook Color, minus the core
Android features, this could be just the thing.
To my eye, though, the design looks too polished to be cheap, and the features seem too limited to justify a high price. The addition of a Dell Streak-size 5-inch model doesn't get my blood moving, either.
Considering the timing just ahead of CES 2011, we'll likely have a clearer opinion in the next few days. In the meantime, check out the photo gallery with images from its FCC debut.
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