2. Inkplate Features

2.1. Inkplate Comparison

feature Inkplate 10 Inkplate 6 Inkplate 6PLUS Inkplate 6COLOR Inkplate 2
Screen size 9.7” 6” 6” 5.8” 2.13”
Resolution 1200x825 800x600 758x1024 600x448 202x104
Pixels 990,000 480,000 776,192 268,800 21,008
All-in-one Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Low-power Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchpads Yes Yes No Yes No
Touchscreen No No Yes No No
MicroSD Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Grayscale Yes Yes Yes No No
Partial update Yes Yes Yes No No
Refresh time 1.61s 1.26s 1.27s 12s 21.8s
Refresh per px 1.62μs 2.63μs 1.63μs 45μs 1ms

2.2. Inkplate 6

2.2.1. Front-Mounted Components:

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2.2.2. Rear-Mounted Components:

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2.2.3. Other Technical Specifications

Physical Interface: three capacitive touch pads, hardware power switch, one LED battery indicator and hardware reset button
Connectors: Micro USB, easyC, and GPIO
Wired Connectivity: USB, I²C, and SPI
USB to UART converter: CH340C
Storage: MicroSD card reader
Power Management: based on Texas Instruments (TI) TPS65186, MCP73831 lithium battery charger with a standard JST connector
Temperature Sensor: Internal TPS65186

2.3. Inkplate 6PLUS

2.3.1. Front-Mounted Components:

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2.3.2. Rear-Mounted Components:

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2.3.3. Other Technical Specifications

Physical Interface: touchscreen, backlight, hardware power switch, one LED battery indicator and hardware reset button.
Connectors: Micro USB, easyC, and GPIO.
Wired Connectivity: USB, I²C, and SPI.
USB to UART converter: CH340C.
Storage: MicroSD card reader.
Power Management: based on Texas Instruments (TI) TPS65186, MCP73831 lithium battery charger with a standard JST connector.
Temperature Sensor: Internal TPS65186.

2.4. Inkplate 10

2.4.1. Front-Mounted Components:

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2.4.2. Rear-Mounted Components:

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2.4.3. Other Technical Specifications

Physical Interface: three capacitive touch pads, push button for power and additional user button, form factor that is optimized for custom enclosures.
Connectivity: a USB Type-C port for programming and power, plenty of additional GPIO pins and support for I²C, SPI, and easyC/Qwiic connectivity.
Integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) support thanks to the on-board ESP32 module.
USB to UART converter: CH340C
Storage: MicroSD card reader
Power Management: based on Texas Instruments (TI) TPS65186, MCP73831 lithium battery charger with a standard JST connector
Temperature Sensor: Internal TPS65186

2.5. Inkplate 6COLOR

2.5.1. Front-Mounted Components:

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2.5.2. Rear-Mounted Components:

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2.5.3. Other Technical Specifications

Physical Interface: three capacitive touch pads, push button for power and additional user button, form factor that is optimized for custom enclosures.
Connectors: USB type C, easyC, GPIO and battery.
Wired Connectivity: USB, I²C, and SPI.
USB to UART converter: CH340C.
Storage: MicroSD card reader.
Power Management: onboard SPD1656 Chip on Glass (also used as Active Matrix EPD Display Driver) for power supply, MCP73831 lithium battery charger with a standard JST connector.

2.6. Inkplate 2

2.6.1. Front-Mounted Components:

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2.6.2. Rear-Mounted Components:

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2.6.3. Other Technical Specifications

Physical Interface:GPIO pins, reset button and form factor that is optimized for custom enclosures.
Connectors: USB type C, easyC, GPIO and battery.
Wired Connectivity: USB, I²C, and SPI.
USB to UART converter: CH340C.
Storage: 4MB internal flash memory for user data.
Power Management: onboard Chip on Glass (also used as Active Matrix EPD Display Driver) for power supply, MCP73831 lithium battery charger and pads on board to solder battery.