It features a 6″ Pearl HD e-ink touch screen display with a 1024×758 resolution and built-in front-light with 8 levels of illumination. As well as being able to use the touch screen to navigate and turn pages, Icarus has also added physical page turn and control buttons.
It’s powered by a 1 GHZ processor and 512 MB of RAM, with 4 GB of internal storage (upgradable to 32 GB via the Micro SD).
Where the Illumina HD shines over rivals is the inclusionof a 3.5mm headphone jack with support for MP3, FLAC, AAC, WMA, WAV, and OGG Vorbis. Meaning you can listen to audiobooks as well as music. eBook format support includes EPUB, Mobi, PDF, TXT, RTF, FB2 and HTML.
The Illumina is due to be released next week for around €100.