Hands-on pics of Spring Design's Alex e-reader appear

Spring Design announced its Alex e-book reader just a day before Barnes & Noble introduced its Nook device, but until now, the Google Android-based device hasn't been seen in public.

Alex e-reader
Spring Design's Alex e-reader features a color lower touch screen with a 6-inch electronic paper display. Maximum PC

Spring Design announced its Alex e-book reader just a day before Barnes & Noble introduced its Nook device , but until now, the Google Android-based device hasn't been seen in public.

That's no longer the case.

The folks at Maximum PC have taken photos of the dual-screen, 6-inch electronic-paper-display gadget in the flesh, and it's just as strangely proportioned as the original mockup promised.

Read more of "Hands-on photos of Spring Design's Alex Android-based e-reader appear" at ZDNet's The ToyBox.

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    Andrew Nusca is the editor of SmartPlanet and an associate editor at ZDNet. He has written for New York, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics, and Money. He is based in New York.

     

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