Taking up less space than even a single book, jetBook is a complete, universal library that puts thousands of titles in the palm of your hand. You will never again suffer the agonizing decision over which books to take and which to leave behind when traveling. With jetBook you can take them all! Allowing access to thousands of pages of technical literature, reference works, and even the latest bestsellers, jetBook lets you read in low light situations – anytime, anywhere.


Now you can say goodbye to paper forever. Read what you need for work or school and translate the words you don't know into another language all in the same device. Helping you to get more out of any text, the pre-loaded dictionaries will translate and supply you with English definitions of words for a truly seamless reading experience. The advantages are almost limitless when you have everything you need in one convenient and easily navigated device. You will always find just the information you need waiting in the palm of your hand. What’s more, jetBook is the world’s only eBook Reader to offer a multilingual interface that includes German and a pre-loaded German dictionary as standard.


jetBook now comes pre-loaded with premium travel titles to make any trip you take more memorable. The CIA World Factbook provides includes maps, flags, and comprehensive geographic, economic and political information for over 270 countries and is one of the most authoritative geographic resources in the world.


Once you discover the comfort that comes with jetBook, you'll never pick up an old-fashioned printed book ever again. jetBook is more comfortable than a paperback because it does not need to be held open, allowing you to set it down and read hands-free. Those readers who have difficulty seeing conventional print will appreciate the adjustable text size and choice of fonts that reduce eyestrain. And anyone who has ever carried a bag full of books will immediately understand the advantages of this ultra-portable, super-light handheld.
  • Easy to read, high-resolution, 5-inch grayscale display
  • Palm-sized housing
  • Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian and other European languages, additionally, jetBook supports Arabic, Farsi, Vietnamese and Hebrew.
  • Bidirectional dictionaries for certain European languages are available
  • Support for eBook contents in Russian, Polish, English, Spanish and other popular languages
  • Supports books in all popular, widely used formats (.TXT, .PDF, .FB2, .JPG, .EPUB, .MOBI, .PRC, Adobe DRM and .RTF)
  • Pre-loaded with CIA World Factbook
  • jetBook is fully compatible with both Mac and Windows-based PCs
  • Turn pages automatically and add bookmarks
  • View text to nearly 180°
  • Choice of font and size
  • Read in either portrait or landscape modes
  • Built-in MP3 player for background playback
  • SD card slot
  • Internal Li-ion polymer battery
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JetBook Features

Large Display

jetBook uses a huge, state-of-the-art 5-inch VGA reflective monochrome TFT screen to provide readers with an easily viewed display that is kind on the eyes. The revolutionary display reflects light without the need for backlighting which tires the eyes when reading for long periods. So easy to see and read, jetBook can be used anywhere - in the bright midday sun or the subdued lighting at home.

A Whole Library In Just 7.5 oz.

Weighing an easy to carry 7.5 oz., jetBook is one of the lightest eBooks in the world. Slimmer than even a standard paperback, it easily fits in the palm of your hand for an incredibly comfortable reading experience. The built in flash-memory allows you to store your favorite books to read whenever and wherever you like. An SD slot accepts interchangeable SD/SDHC cards (purchased separately) of up to 16 GB in size so that you can increase your portable library almost without limit.

Multilingual Support

jetBook comes complete with its own collection of books pre-installed so you will already have a head start on building your new library. Allowing you to quickly and easily download and add content from different sources, jetBook displays .txt , .pdf, .epub, .prc., .rtf and .fb2 files as well as .jpg. It is also able to display books in a number of the world's most popular languages including Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian and other European languages! A multilingual interface that includes German and a pre-loaded German dictionary make jetBook unique in the world of eBook Readers.

Designed For Comfort

jetBook is the most comfortable 'book' you will ever own. Not only is it smaller and lighter than a standard paperback, it also offers numerous different ways for you to read its content. With control buttons located on both its side and face for instant access to all of its advanced features, support for 'portrait' and 'landscape' display modes, adjustable font and type size and a viewing angle that lets you set the book down and still be able to read it, it is truly the world's most easy to read book.

Fast And Accurate Searches

With jetBook it is easy to search the contents of your e-library. Using a sophisticated search engine, you will get a list of every instance of a word found in the book's contents when you enter a search term. Then simply choose the reference you want and the jetBook will take you there instantly.

T9 Text Input

jetBook uses the advanced T9 text input method that refers back to its pre-installed dictionaries to complete words as you type them. The comfortable alphanumeric keypad familiar from mobile phones makes entering the word you want quick, easy and accurate.

Bookmarks And Auto Page-turn Functionality

jetBook makes it easy to add bookmarks and find the pages you need instantly. An advanced auto page-turning function makes reading an effortless experience. Set the auto turn to your average reading speed and simply sit back and enjoy your book. Of course you can always switch the page-turning feature off and 'turn' the pages manually as you like.

Built-in Dictionaries

jetBook comes equipped with a selection of pre-loaded translating dictionaries to let you quickly find translations or definitions of words you are unfamiliar with. Bidirectional dictionaries for certain European languages are available.

More Than Just A Good Book

jetBook incorporates SD Card expandability (cards available separately) in addition to the built-in 112 MB flash memory so that you can easily store not only a complete library but your favorite music files and pictures too. With its USB mass storage capability, simply connect the jetBook to your PC with a USB cable and add new content or backup what you already have on the device instantly. jetBook displays .jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp formatted images.

Adjustable Typeface and Size

jetBook features a choice of 6 different font sizes and several popular typefaces so that you can customize your reading experience. Even those who have difficulty reading a conventional book will find it easy and enjoyable to read with jetBook.

Screen Rotation Support

jetBook offers a choice of 'landscape' and 'portrait' screen display orientation so that you can use your eBook in the manner you find most comfortable and most suitable to the text you are reading.

Extended Battery Life

jetBook is powered by a special rechargeable Li-ion polymer battery which supplies you with over 20 hours of continuous, active use. That's enough for even the longest plane journey. And with a quick recharge time using an AC/DC adapter or by connecting it to your laptop device via a special USB cable, you will always be ready to read.

What's comes with your ECTACO jetBook?

  • Power adapter
  • Dual USB cable
  • Storage Pouch
  • User's Manual
  • Bonus CD

Manuals for ECTACO jetBook eBook Reader

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