One has to choose between ePub or Mobi due to Amazon contract restrictions , but you can swap Mobi and ePUB firmware as often as you wish and as sensible. It also does not have Wi-Fi access, text-to-speech support nor the possibility of listening to music while reading. Amazon is having a one-day sale on both its popular Paperwhite e-reader and the entry-level Kindle. Mobipocket doesn’t allow DRM-protected ebook support for both their format and Adobe Digital Editions at the same time. Running on the Boo Reader software there are two basic interface modes, list-all and folder mode, both of which are very straightforward to use. June Bookeen published a much improved firmware. A cool ergonomic shape with nicely rounded edges and contours that blend into the lovely 5 inch screen.
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There are 12 different font sizes and a zooming options. It has an accelerometer that allows it to hookeen from portrait to landscape mode automatically if the option is enabledwhich will appeal equally to left and right-handed readers.
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You can also select from three different fonts; Courier New, Georgia and Verdana. Image formats black and white: That’s it, your new content is in the Opus, ready to be displayed No software installation, no synchronization process, bkokeen file conversion and most of all the Opus is compatible with any kind of host computer Windows, Linux, Mac.
The screen acts like a paper page made of tiny ink particles which can bookwen and modify the layout of your screen in less than a second The Opus screen is viewable under a wide range of lighting conditions, including direct sunlight, and possesses a paper-like high contrast appearance. June Bookeen published a much improved firmware.
Bookeen Cybook Opus Review
It’s designed to fit in either hand comfortably, and has a long battery life of about pages. External Design Aesthetics and Features A cool ergonomic shape with nicely rounded edges and contours that blend into the lovely 5 inch screen.
This could be due to the support for DRM protected e-books, which probably require third party libraries. Expensive; the cost is similar to many 6 inch sized eBook readers. It is not the best E-Ink screen available, as it supports only 4 shades of gray compared with the 8 or 16 shades on some other readers.
Bookeen includes a nice chunky leather-like slip case with the reader fitting nice and snug, giving solid protection yet without adding any extra weight to the reader itself. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, The E Ink display technology is thus energy efficient and drastically reduces power consumption Optimized Form Factor The Opus dimensions are very close to the ones of a paperback.
If you’d rather your device support MOBI files you can go with Mobipocket and choose fromtitles on their website. Miscellaneous Included Handheld Accessories. E-readers by Lori Grunin Aug 20, Huge Cyber Monday Amazon e-book sale happening now: To charge the device, you use the same included USB cable that you use for transferring content to it either via free Adobe Digital Editions software or by dragging and dropping to storage.
Officially 8, page turns — in real life I would say weeks of usage. Aside from reading like a traditional book, the Cybook Opus is also energy efficient.
The Reader also cyook a fast start-up time that brings you directly back to the last page you read. Although I initially thought this was a cool feature, I must admit that after the first week of use I turned it off as it was getting quite annoying.
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We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Bookeen recently updated the firmware and added several color options for the Opus: The main concern was to make it small and lightweight, ycbook that one can read for hours without discomfort. See any errors on this page?
The two long buttons on the side of the screen are page-forward and page-back buttons. Doesn’t have a cover; it has a leather opue instead. Running on the Boo Reader software there are two basic interface modes, list-all and folder mode, both of which are very straightforward to use.
Replaceable Battery User Interface and Features Running on the Boo Reader software there are two basic interface modes, list-all and folder mode, both of which are very straightforward to use.