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iRex Digital Reader 800S DR800

iRex Digital Reader 800S DR800
alaScore 80

9 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of iRex Digital Reader 800S DR800. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance, whereas many are negative about the price.

screen, performance, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the iRex Digital Reader 800S DR800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

iRex DR800S ebook reader review


On first impressions, the DR800S (on sale from does an uncanny impression of a paperback. It's got an 8-inch screen – that's only a couple of inches bigger than the 6-inch norm, but it hits the sweetspot; it has almost twice the...

8-inch screen, comfortable to read, fast page turns, file compatibility, well designed

Expensive, delay in loading some files, 3G model will sell later in 2010

Easy to operate with the best screen we’ve seen on such a device, the iRex DR800S is a great read, though something of a luxury: that excellent E-Ink screen comes at a high cost

Mar, 2010

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iRex - iRex DR800S Digital Reader


E-book readers used to be a rarity, with only one or two products to choose between. Now there are plenty to evaluate, and we are at the stage in the product development cycle where extras augment ...

There is nothing really wrong with the iRex DR800S in terms of how it functions and its basic e-reading capability. It is, though, a rather clunkily designed beast, we really can't see the reason for the stylus, and it seems expensive.

Apr, 2010