OKPad merges color IPS panel and e-ink display into a single, convertible 2-in-1

Bluegen’s OKPad, a 2-in-1 convertible with IPS and e-ink screens, features a Snapdragon Kryo 250 CPU and costs $249 on Kickstarter.

: Bluegen, a Hong Kong-based startup, has introduced the OKPad, a dual-screen device with an 8.9-inch IPS display and a 7.8-inch e-ink panel. Powered by a Snapdragon Kryo 250 CPU, the OKPad boasts 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, and a 7,000 mAh battery. Priced at $249, it has already raised nearly $100,000 on Kickstarter ahead of its August release.

Bluegen, a tech startup from Hong Kong, has launched the OKPad, a versatile 2-in-1 device combining an 8.9-inch IPS display with a 7.8-inch e-ink screen. The device has a convertible design, featuring touch-enabled screens and comes with a stylus for the e-ink panel.

The OKPad is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Kryo 250 CPU, accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. Additional features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, dual 1W speakers, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a 7,000 mAh battery providing up to 10 hours of usage.

Despite its capabilities, the OKPad's older CPU and Android 10 operating system suggest performance limitations. Nevertheless, its $249 price and successful Kickstarter campaign, having raised nearly $100,000 from 369 backers, show strong initial support ahead of the August shipping date.