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iRex DR800 Reader.

iRex DR800SG / DR800S

  • Made by: iRex
  • Released: Jan 18, 2010 DR800SG: Feb 15, 2010
  • Predecessor: iRex iLiad
  • Languages Supported: English, DR800S supports additional languages (Dutch, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Greek)
  • File Types Supported: PDF, ePUB, eReader, TXT, JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF


Features a touch screen (Wacom) and specialized custom support for Newspapers via NewspaperDirect. Has adjustable text size and portrait as well as landscape orientation.

This 8.1" reader is a member of a new line from iRex called the IRex Digital Reader which also includes a 10" reader.


  • Model: iRex DR800SG [US market] / iRex DR800S [European market]
  • Price: $399 (DR800SG), $599/EUR499 (DR800S)
  • Processor: Freescale i.MX31L
  • Memory: 128M
  • Wolfson Microelectronics' WM8352 power management/codec device
  • SD storage: 2 GB supplied (1500 eBooks), expandable micro-SDHC
  • touchscreen: Wacom Penabled [stylus].
  • Screen Size: 8.1" E Ink
  • Resolution: 160 dpi, 768 × 1024, 16 grayscale
  • Network: 3G Verison/Qualcomm Gobi Module / DR800S have no 3G or other wireless
  • Stores: Barnes and Noble eBookstore, Best Buy, NewspaperDirect, LibreDigital
  • DRM: Adobe
  • Newspaper access: Yes
  • Screen Rotate: Yes
  • Dimensions: 193 × 149× 10.7 mm (7.6" × 5.9" × .4")
  • Weight: 360 g (12.7oz)
  • micro-USB connector - USB 2.0 slave.
  • Battery life: 6'000 pages or several days
  • Battery: Lion rechargeable.
  • In the box:
    • Unit
    • Protective sleeve
    • Stylus
    • Wall USB charger (with appropriate plugs depending on market)


This unit was preceded by the iRex iLiad and the iRex Digital Reader 1000. It is no longer being sold as a consumer product but is being used in the business market. For example the SolidFX FX8 product is sold to the aviation industry as a navigation charting device.

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