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Icarus eXceL

Icarus eXceL
alaScore 84

3 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Icarus eXceL. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Icarus eXceL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Icarus Excel Review (Onyx M92)


The Icarus Excel is one of a few E Ink ebook readers with a 9.7" display. These larger-screen ebook readers are much better for reading PDF files than smaller ereaders with 6" screens. They are also better for people with vision problems given the...

9.7-inch E Ink Pearl screen looks great, especially in bright light. Fonts are crisp and dark on the 1200 x 825 pixel resolution screen ; Good for PDFs with lots of zooming options and on-screen handwritten notes ; Tons of software features, including...

In some instances it can be slow to load and to turn pages ; Rather expensive when compared with tablets for the features you get ; Wacom touchscreen is slow to react at times and doesn't always register taps, plus it requires the use of a special...

If you need a large E Ink ebook reader, the Icarus Excel/Onyx M92 is the device to get. There's no question it is a better buy than the Kindle DX, which Amazon has seemingly abandoned. And there really isn't any better options for a 9.7" ereader....

Jul, 2012

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Icarus eXceL review


There are two striking things about the eXceL, which tops Icarus' range of eBook readers. The first is its huge 9.7" E Ink screen, and the second is its eye-watering price; it's four times as expensive as Icarus' own Pocket model.

This huge eReader has some great features, but they aren't all easy to use and it's very expensive

Oct, 2012