Sharp PW-GT570/ PW-AT770 Worlds first Electronic dictionary with backlit display

Sharp has released two new models- PW-GT570 and PW-AT770 of Papryus Electronic dictionary for Japanese market. While model PW-AT770 is available in three colors-silver, black and red, model GT570-PW is available in white. Pink and blue. The new models feature 5.5 inch high-resolution LCD monochrome HVGA display. For the first time the new models feature backlit display for easy reading in dark. The secondary backlit touch screen display with handwriting recognition for traditional “Japanese” and “English” In addition, “Chinese (simplified)” and “Korean (Hangul)” is also recognized. Model PW GT570 is suitable for high school students. The text to speech engine contains more than 50,000 words.

Sharp Papryus electronic dictionary PW-AT770 will be available in Japan from January 26th and PW GT570 from February 9. Powered by two AAA alkaline batteries with 120 hrs of continuous use,the dictionary measures 146 mm × 105.3 mm × 21.2 mm and weigh about 290g (Inclusive battery and card).