Onyx Boox Max3 vs Notice Professional Comparability Overview (Video)

The Onyx Boox Max3 is Onyx’s newest new system, their first to run Android, and it comes with some good upgrades, however is it actually price $300 greater than the Onyx Notice Professional?

Each units are largely the identical from a software program standpoint (particularly as soon as Onyx updates the Notice Professional to Android The principle variations are associated.

To begin with, the Onyx Notice Professional has a 10.Three-inch display and the Max3 has a 13.Three-inch display, each E Ink Mobius Carta shows.

The Max3 has a PMMA-based entrance display and the Notice Professional has a glass entrance display.

The plastic display on the Max3 has a bit extra friction when writing with the stylus, and it isn’t fairly as reflective because the glass display, however the variations are minor.

A giant benefit for the Notice Professional is the frontlight with adjustable colour temperature; the Max3 has no gentle.

The Max3 comes with some upgrades over the Notice Professional, together with a fingerprint sensor, dual-band WiFi, and USB OTG help. Plus it has a micro HDMI port to make use of the system as a secondary monitor.

The Max3 additionally options an octa-core processor, however the Notice’s quad-core processor appears to be simply as quick if not quicker when evaluating each side-by-side. Maybe the brand new processor has different benefits.

Each have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of space for storing. Each have Bluetooth for connecting issues like audio system and keyboards.

Each units have capacitive touchscreens and Wacom touchscreens, and each include a stylus pen. The Notice Professional comes with a black stylus that has a aspect button to set off the eraser. The Max3 comes with a thicker white stylus that has no aspect button, however you’ll be able to nonetheless erase with the other finish. Onyx sells them on Amazon for round $50 every, and whereas they are saying the white one is just for the Max3 it really works completely high-quality with the opposite fashions.

At present the Onyx Max3 runs Android and the Onyx Notice Professional runs Android, however Onyx has stated the Android fashions with get up to date to Android 9 so that they’ll quickly be working the identical software program.

Nonetheless, Onyx makes use of their very own custom-made software program so the Android model makes little distinction and is just about unnoticeable from a consumer perspective. It’s principally only a advertising tactic at this level.


Each units are mainly mirror photographs of one another with reference to software program options. All of it comes right down to the variations, which measurement display you like, how vital a frontlight is, and if the additional options on the Max3 are price spending $300+ greater than the Notice Professional.

Personally I’m going to stay with the Onyx Notice Professional as a result of I like having a frontlight, and for me a 10.Three-inch display is completely enough for the PDFs I learn, however the bigger display on the Onyx Max3 has some benefits when viewing two paperwork directly in panorama mode and when utilizing the sidenote function, and whereas the monitor mode operate is a bit laggy it may nonetheless be helpful for sure issues.

Onyx Notice Professional Overview
Onyx Max3 Overview Overview (Pending)
Onyx Nova Professional Overview

Onyx Max3
Onyx Notice Professional
Display screen
13.Three″ E Ink, 2200 x 1650, 207ppi with plastic entrance
10.Three″ E Ink, 1872 x 1404, 227ppi, with glass entrance
Qualcomm Octa-core 2.0GHz
Cortex-A17 Quad-core 1.6GHz
4300 mAh
4100 mAh
64GB and 4GB
64GB and 4GB
490 grams
390 grams
309.eight x 227.eight x 6.8mm
249.5 x 178.eight x 6.8mm
Sure, with heat and funky colours
Sure, micro HDMI port
OTG help
Fingerprint sensor
$859 at Amazon
$549 at Amazon

Video Overview Comparability

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