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This minimalist device simulates the experience of writing or drawing on paper with a stylus and 10.3-inch E-ink display that produce a familiar sense of friction. “Even the sound is a delightfully tactile scratching.”
Sony Digital Paper
“Consider this the Swiss Army knife of virtual paper tablets.” Available in two sizes, Sony’s sleek E-ink notepad lets you do nearly anything: highlight reports, scribble notes in the margins, even toggle between documents created on multiple synced devices.
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Onyx Boox Max2
The Onyx uses the same big 13.3-inch screen as the larger version of the Sony tablet, but distinguishes itself with extras: a browser, a headphone jack, and Android app compatibility—useful when the Onyx is doubling as an e-reader.
Wacom Bamboo Slate
Think instant carbon copier: Place ordinary paper on the Slate’s face, and the marks you make with the Slate pen will be saved as a transferrable file. The device records the sensitivity of your pen strokes—“a godsend if you’re drawing.”
Built like a spiral notebook, the Rocketbook has 32 endlessly reusable synthetic pages. You snap photos with a companion app to file your notes, then wipe each page clean with a damp cloth.