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Icarus Go

Icarus Go
alaScore 79

38 reviews

May, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Icarus Go. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability, whereas some have doubts about the durability.



We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Icarus Go is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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The Icarus Go is available from eBook specialists Green Reader and like most non-Amazon devices, it relies on Adobe's Digital Editions software and authentication to manage purchased eBooks. It's one of the lightest eReaders available at 169g, and...

A simple, no-frills device with good format support and the ability to play music, the Go is one of the lightest eReaders available, but it feels flimsy and doesn't have Wi-Fi or a built-in shop

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black


Color of product:Black


Color: No
Display Diagonal:6
Display Resolution:800 x 600
Gray scale levels:16
Technology:E Ink
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery Life:6000
Battery performance:1400
Battery recharge time:5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


MP3-player: Yes
Rotating: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Document formats supported:ePub, FB2, HTML, MOBI, PDF, RTF, TXT
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG
Video compression format: No
Video formats supported:Not supported


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: No
Headphone out:Y
Interface Type:USB 2.0
Wi-Fi: No


Battery Capacity:1400
Battery Life:6000
Battery recharge time:5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Operating system installed:Linux

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

MP3-player: Yes
Rotating: Yes

Weight & Dimensions