8.1-inch iRex e-book reader will be sold at Best Buy, use Verizon network

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Our own Nicholas Deleon is on his way to the official announcement this morning but here’s the latest on the iRex e-book reader that’s set to be launched in partnership with Barnes & Noble.

  • The screen: 8.1-inch touchscreen
  • Wireless downloads? Yes, via Verizon
  • Where can you buy it? Best Buy, starting next month sometime
  • How much? $399
  • Other features: content from Barnes & Noble digital catalog, over 1,100 periodicals served up by NewspaperDirect, compatibility with the ePub format

That’s about it for now. We’ll get more info from Nicholas this morning.

[via New York Times]

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