Prestigio releases Prestigio App 3.0 for Android devices

Prestigio, a developer and manufacturer of electronic devices, including devices for reading electronic books, has released a further update to its application for downloading and reading electronic books – the Prestigio eReader 3.0. ASBIS Africa is the sole distributor of Prestigio in South Africa. 
The first version of the application was announced in March of last year and over the past year, the company has released two upgrades, which have won increasing popularity among more than 130 000 users worldwide.
“The new version of the Prestigio eReader differs from the previous one in that it supports Adobe DRM technology, which in turn allows its users (without any additional actions) to read books from leading online shops such as Amazon,” says Juri Antoshkin, Prestigio executive director.
“These books are usually protected with DRM technology to prevent the copying of their products. Moreover, in contrast to other applications with similar functionality, the Prestigio eReader 3.0 is available for installation absolutely free.”
Main advantages of Prestigio eReader 3.0:
* Direct access to one of the largest online shops of electronic books Prestigio Plaza (, which contains more than 620 000 e-books in 17 categories in 22 languages;
* Support of HTML, PDF, EPUB, FB2, RTF, TXT, PDF formats with Adobe DRM;
* Support for 22 languages – English, Russian, Croatian, Hungarian, Latvian, Romanian, Slovak, Serbian, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Greek;
* Texts font optimisation – style, size, text colour and background colour;
* Intuitive navigation via turning pages or clicking on display;
* Setting up a personal collection in four parameters, by author, by title, by tags or according to the latest read book;
* Ability to create several private collections and rename, add, delete and move books from one collection to another;
* Ability to select text and to send it by SMS, e-mail, Facebook or other services;
* Ability to translate stand-alone words and selected passages with the built-in dictionary; and
* Setting up and switching night/day reading modes.
“Prestigio’s goal is not so much about offering the market modern and stylish devices on which to read, but more about the solutions developed for these devices, with which our users can easily adapt in the world of digital content, create personal libraries and comfortably spend time reading their favourite books. So we will continue to make every effort to meet their expectations,” says Antoshkin.
The Prestigio eReader 3.0 application with support of the Adobe DRM format is available for download free from Prestigio at and the Google Play Market catalogue.

Comment on This Article

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About Us

ASBIS Africa, founded in October 2004, is a specialist information and communications technology component distributor which focuses on building demand, market share and revenues for carefully selected vendor brands. ASBIS Africa is a proudly empowered South African business.

Our commitment is to growing a strong channel by offering unmatched pre- and post-sales support, product availability, logistical competence and product warranty for our reseller base.

This commitment starts with building exclusive distribution relationships with vendors which manufacture products of the highest technological specifications and quality. We believe that a concentrated  focus on selected products allows us to give better attention to these. We thus concentrate on representing fewer lines better.

In the price competitive ICT components market, ASBIS Africa is able to leverage off the buying power of one of the world’s leading component distribution specialists, ASBIS Enterprises Limited, giving us the ability to achieve massive economies of scale. This puts our products on the reseller’s shelves at highly competitive international price points.

ASBIS Africa matches the quality of its products with a guaranteed no-quibble replacement policy across all ranges. This support programme is the cornerstone upon which our resellers can deliver an outstanding end-user experience.

The success of our resellers is the yardstick by which we measure our own performance.

read more

Contact Us

Tel: +27 11 848 7000

Fax:+27 11 848 7030


Sithabile Technology Services

Unit 8 Cambridge Commercial Park

22 Witkoppen Road







Web site:

read more

Our People

Wade Calenborne CEO of Asbis Africa

Sharon Leu Shing, Marketing Manager of ASBIS Africa

Dean Prinsloo, Sales Manager of ASBIS Africa

read more