Boyue Likebook Mars / Icarus Illumina XL6 Unboxing & Hands-on Review

Contents1 Introduction2 Pros and Cons2.1 Pros2.2 Cons2.3 Bottomline3 Specs4 Unboxing5 Hardware5.1 Processor5.2 RAM and storage5.3 Benchmarking5.4 Screen5.4.1 Warm and White lights5.4.2 Normal and A2 refresh mode5.5 Wi-Fi5.6 Bluetooth5.7 Speaker5.8 Battery6 Software6.1 General6.2 Reading6.3 Drawing6.4 Browsing6.5 Video playback7 Shortcomings7.1 Unstable sometimes7.2 Dedicated note taking apps needed7.3 No speakers8 Conclusion Introduction NOTE: The testing device is Boyue Likebook Mars which was purchased in China. Boyue Technology is an e-ink device manufacturer based in China. They have recently released their new e-ink reader called “Likebook Mars” and will be sold as “Illumina XL6″ elsewhere. This 7.8” e-reader is powered by Android OS, and as far as I know, this is the first e-ink … Continue reading Boyue Likebook Mars / Icarus Illumina XL6 Unboxing & Hands-on Review