The Japanese manufacturer's color-rendering Flepia e-book reader is available for preorder in Japan for $1,000 and is scheduled to ship on April 20.
Tech-On reports that Fujitsu is currently conducting a test of the Flepia mobile information terminal in Tokyo, Japan at the Termina Kinshicho Fujiya Restaurant.
Fujitsu has just launched the first full-colour ebook reader in Japan, with Wi-Fi, mobile connectivity and wireless ebook downloading
While Jeff Bezos was busy explaining Thursday why Amazon doesn't release sales numbers for the Kindle, he mentioned that a color-screen Kindle was still a distant dream.
Sales of e-paper displays--primarily used in e-readers for now--are predicted to soar from 22 million units this year to 1.8 billion in 2018.