Sony had officially announced its latest, second-gen Digital Paper E Ink tablet

Tokyo, May29:Sony had officially announced that its latest, second-gen Digital Paper (model DPT-RP1) is set to arrive in the US markets sometime in June. The 13.3-inch E Ink tablet is expected to be priced at around $700.

The company took to its official website to make the announcement. The E Ink tablet comes along with a bunch of improvements including a higher resolution (1,650 x 2,200). In comparison to its predecessor, the second-gen Sony Digital Paper is going to be lighter and will sport a thinner design as well. Users can use to tablet to read and annotate documents. Sony has specifically targeted professionals and students who have to handle complex documents such a research papers with its latest innovation.

“Digital Paper has proven to be a better way to read and write in a range of professional applications,” said Bob Nell, director, Digital Paper at Sony Electronics.  “Now, an array of new features and improved performance broadens its appeal and expands our potential audience beyond the professional markets that have already embraced Digital Paper. With this second generation, it truly is – paper perfected,” he added.

The Digital Paper offers 16GB of internal storage that can carry up to 10,000 PDF documents and it further enables up to 3 weeks of use on a single charge using rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

Users, through the use of the Digital Paper companion app on a PC or Mac, can enable a two-way transfer of single or multiple files to and from the tablet via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or USB. It also enables auto sync and document sharing from document management services such as Dropbox, Box and Google Docs. The “Print to Digital Paper” function lets users print from any Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PDF document.

No word on when the Sony Digital Paper will arrive in other markets, has been out yet.