Freescale have announced their latest System-on-Chip product, the i.MX508 e-Book Reader. The new e-book comes at you for a price of only $99 per unit. It is powered by a CortexA9 ARM processor along with a Vizplex controller, making it ideal for e-reader products.
The i.MX508 comes with a Vizplex E-ink display like most e-book readers. The e-book also comes with integrated flash memory, dual USB controllers and support for DDR2 RAM. Freescale expects overall product savings to be around 50% and hopes to aid manufacturers in their quest for product differentiation.