YotaPhone Dual Screen Android Marries LCD Display with E-Ink Reader

Russia’s Yotaphone made an impressive appearance at CES this year with its dual screen technology – an e-ink display on the back of an Android LCD phone.

The company just signed a production contract with Singapore’s OEM Hi-P international so it’s on track for a launch later this year. The manufacturer has produced hardware for Apple, Blackberry, and Amazon eReaders so the phone could see vast improvements with additional research and development.

Yotaphone’s target user would be an avid eReader, with multiple devices or one that can’t commit to having multiple devices with different technologies.

YotaPhone is an Android with a high-resolution liquid crystal display on one side and an electronic paper display on the other. It allows you to effortlessly stream information to the electronic paper display, without draining battery power or having to wake up the phone. The electronic paper display (EPD), which is your personal space for information, images and interaction you always use and always need.

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