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6.2 out of 10

Bookeen Cybook Opus

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Overall 5

Bookeen Cybook Opus Still Sleek, but Lacks Integrated Store

PC World
5 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Bookeen's latest iteration of its Cybook Opus (originally reviewed last year) puts a little spit and polish on the original, which was one of the...
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Review of the Bookeen Cybook Opus Color

Best Tablet Review
17 February 2011
  • Excerpt: When we heard that Bookeen was releasing a new version of their Cybook Opus eReader, this time calling it the Cybook Opus Color , we were a little giddy. What color screen technology will they be using, we pondered? Maybe they’ve been in talks with Mirasol or Liquavista or Bridgestone to provide a reflective color experience, we hoped. Heck, even a color LCD would probably attract quite a few readers, we deduced.
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Overall 7

Booken Cybook Opus

eReader Central
22 May 2010
  • Summary: Yes, the Bookeen Cybook Opus is definitely a good entry level eReader for people who want to get to know the eBook reader market or for those who value portability above all. It’s small; it’s intuitive; it gets the job done. But at the same price (and sometimes for even less), you can get its fiercest competitor, the Sony PRS-300 Pocket edition, which has much stronger brand recognition, a better design, and a mildly better customer support department.
  • Pros: The most portable device to date, Supports a good variety of file formats, Lots of font sizes to choose from (which is extremely important on a small eReader)
  • Cons: Has only basic eReader functions (no wireless, dictionary, annotation capability), A bit high-priced compared to its direct competitor (the Sony PRS-300 Pocket Edition), Not a strong brand, combined with customer support complaints, smells like trouble
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Overall 7

Bookeen's Cybook Opus wins the featherweight e-reader crown

Good Gear Guide.au
16 January 2011
  • Summary: Although a little expensive, the Cybook Opus is a great, highly portable eBook reader for anyone who doesn't care about frills.
  • Pros: Extremely light, intuitively designed, ePub support ensures plenty of content, lots of font sizes
  • Cons: A bit pricey, lacks extras such as dictionary and annotation
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Overall 8

Bookeen Cybook Opus review

PC Advisor
20 November 2010
  • Summary: If you've been waiting for a no-frills e-book reader that's scarcely heavier than an iPhone, check out the Cybook Opus from Bookeen.
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Overall 5

Bookeen Cybook Opus

23 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Bookeen’s latest iteration of its Cybook Opus puts a little spit and polish on the original, which was one of the skinniest and lightest e-readers available. At 150g, the new Cybook Opus retains the featherweight crown, but the  €167.22 price remains steeper than most.
  • Pros: Sleek and snappy-performing e-reader; light weight makes for easy one-handed operation
  • Cons: No music player or dictionary; pricey; no Wi-Fi; must hook up to PC to get content; no integrated bookstore
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Overall 5
Value for money 3
Features 7
Performance 7

Bookeen Cybook Opus

PC Pro
20 January 2010
  • Conclusion: Small, light and with some nice touches, but the price and menu system kill the appeal
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Overall 6

Auswertung der Testberichte

22 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Der Bookeen Cybook Opus erzeugte bei den Testern gemischte Gefühle. In einem Test erreichte das Gerät ausgesprochen gute Noten, in einem anderen fiel er weitestgehend durch. Optik & Verarbeitung: Mit seinen abgerundeten Ecken wirkt der Bookeen Cybook Opus schon fast ein wenig knuffig. Trotzdem ist er recht stabil gebaut und gut verarbeitet. Display: Das Display des Bookeen Cybook Opus lieferte im Test bei normaler Zimmerbeleuchtung ein gutes Bild.
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Overall 7
Durability 7
Battery performance 9

Cybook Opus

31 August 2010