At this point it’s not the the hardware is all that bad on all the random ebook readers leaving Asia. It’s just that they simply lack a digital delivery system or are too similar to products already on the market from household brands.
These two are no different. Both use SiPix panels with have multitouch-compatible capacitive touchscreens. They also both use a 400MHz Samsung ARM9 CPU and have 2GB of memory, along with 802.11b/g, an SD card slot, and optional EV-DO, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA 3G wireless. Both models also have an optional QWERTY keyboard. The A6 uses a 600×800 6-inch display while the A9 has a 768×1024 panel.
No word on pricing or availability yet — not that it really matters.