Icarus has just announced a brand new e-reader that is apart of their Illumina product line. This device has a flush screen and bezel and has Google Play to download all of your apps. You will also be able to read at night via the front light.
The Icarus Illumina E654BK features a six inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 and unfortunately it doesn’t have a 300 PPI screen. Underneath the hood is a 1GHz dual-core processor, 512 MB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot.
This e-Reader is powered by Android 4.2.2 and has Google Play built into it. This will allow you to download all of your favorite apps. The Icarus Illumina is available for pre-order for 119.95€ from the main Icarus website.
Michael Kozlowski has written about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. Newspapers and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times have picked up his articles. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.