E Ink stands out as
a screen technology with characteristics that distinguish it from the more
commonly used LCD and LED screens. In this article, we will introduce some
valuable tips on safeguarding and preserving your E Ink screen during your
daily activities, so that you can better enjoy the benefits that it brings us.
Why Should You Take Good Care of the E Ink Screen?
E Ink (short for
"electronic ink") is the technology behind electronic paper displays
commonly used in eReaders and ePaper devices. It simulates the appearance of
ink on paper and provides a reading experience that is easy on the eyes and has
low power consumption.
traditional LCD and LED screens, the basic building block of an E Ink display
is tiny microcapsules, which are sandwiched between two transparent layers.
This unique structure renders the E Ink screen highly sensitive, setting it
apart from other tablets and smartphones which many may assume to have the same
However, there are
some sources of potential damage that users should be mindful of:
Sudden Impact: Accidental drops and
scratches can lead to significant damage to the E Ink screen and the device's
Inadvertent, Uneven External Pressure:
Small objects like keys and pens that are often carried alongside the device
can exert pressure on the screen when placed together.
Internal Pressure: Extreme environmental
temperatures can cause internal pressure changes within the device, potentially
affecting its components, including the E Ink screen.
The Reinforced Screen Design
additional protection and minimize impacts that is directly applied to the
screen, we have already employed various crafting techniques in the
manufacturing process for each device when incorporating the E Ink screen. For
the Note Air2 Plus, the vertical pressing of the display, screen layers, and
aluminum case creates a robust and sturdy structure. Similarly, with the Tab
Ultra, the full-laminated display design and the use of a 50% thinner touch
layer showcase an optimized screen construction with improved light
Even with our
efforts to reinforce the screen, it is still important to adopt proactive
measures to protect the E Ink screen in your daily life due to the fragility of
How to Protect Your Device in Daily Life?
#1 – Use a Protective Case
BOOX offers a wide
range of accessories including official protective cases for each model.
Crafted from premium and durable materials, they provide a highly effective
solution to shield the devices from impacts and accidental drops while
maintaining a lightweight and sleek profile.
#2 – Store in a Cushioned Compartment
When stowing your
device in a purse or backpack, we highly recommend placing it in a separate
compartment that is equipped with additional cushioning or other protection.
This helps to avoid direct contact with any sharp edges or pointed items, such
as keys, pens, etc., which could potentially scratch or dent the device's
screen or body.
#3 – Handle with Extra Care
When holding your
device, exercise caution to prevent any accidental impacts or drops that may
result in damage. Furthermore, please note that the majority of BOOX devices
are not waterproof, so it is essential to be cautious of any potential exposure
to water, such as unexpected splashes or spills.