Tagus Lux is a Rebranded Onyx eReader, Now Available in Spain

Tagus Lux is a Rebranded Onyx eReader, Now Available in Spain e-Reading Hardware Spanish retailer Casadellibro is now carrying several ereaders, including the premium Tagus Iris, the budget Tagus Tactil, and the Tagus Lux.

The Lux is a 99 euro ereader which was originally developed by Onyx. It tuns an unnamed OS on a dual-core 1.2GHz CPU with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage.

This ereader sports a  6" Carta E-ink screen (1024 x 758 resolution) with touchscreen and frontlight. It also has Wifi, page turn buttons, a headphone jack, and a microSD card slot.

Weighing in at 180 grams, the Tagus Lux packs in a 1.7Ah battery and measures 8.7 mm thick.

All in all it's not a bad ereader, but if you need more storage or a bigger battery then you should consider the Tagus Iris. According to the spec sheets the two ereaders are functionally identical aside from the internal storage (4GB vs 8GB) and the battery (1.7Ah and 3Ah).

The Tagus Iris costs 30 euros more than the Tagux Lux, but I don't think it is worth it. It doesn't even have a sharper screen, and there's no mention of an OS like Android which means you can't expect to install apps.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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