It remembers the last page you were on for each ebook, but there is no way to bookmark pages a future firmware upgrade may add this feature. E-readers by Jason Parker Dec 12, The back side is made with one half in a metallic grey that acts as a battery compartment cover — the Opus looks like nothing else on the market. Bookeen Cybook Opus overview. One of the best E-Inks screens around; very bright with crisp and clear text. The battery life on any E-Ink based ebook reader is very good but somehow Bookeen have managed to extend this even more with the Opus. June Bookeen published a much improved firmware.

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To a host computer the Cybook functions as a typical USB mass storage device. That’s bookefn, your new content is in the Opus, ready to be displayed No software installation, no synchronization process, no file conversion and most of all the Opus is compatible with any kind of host computer Windows, Linux, Mac.

Expensive; the cost is similar to many 6 inch sized eBook readers. It was difficult to find many cons for the Cybook Opus, the only one that stood out is the price, which places the Opus on a similar level as many 6 inch readers.


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Officially 8, page turns — in real life I would say weeks of usage. The casing has a very smooth, Pearl coloured finish and although made from plastic it by no means feels flimsy.

External Design Aesthetics and Features A cool ergonomic shape with nicely rounded edges and contours that blend into the lovely 5 inch screen. You also have the option of turning the device completely upside down if you are left-handed, and when you do this the controls automatically switch too, so that page-forward is still the top button. Painfully slow start-up time — probably due to the lack of a sleep mode. o;us

June Bookeen cyboom a much improved firmware. The battery is fully replaceable and can be swapped out in just a couple of minutes. Prime Day is still going strong, my friend — but the clock is ticking.

Once an image is written to the page it will remain without consuming any additional power. It has a handy folder management system with bookeeen and customizable options.

Cybook Opus Review – Bookeen’s 5″ eBook Reader

In the center is a 5-way navigational controller; to the left is the back button; and the menu button is on the right. Mobipocket doesn’t allow DRM-protected ebook support for both their format and Adobe Digital Editions at the same time.

Bookeen philosophy is to support natively i. This protection allows the Cybook customer to access more thancontemporary copyrighted titles. Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite has a few new tricks. This page was last edited on 8 Augustat Start-up time is a little slower than with other eReaders; taking around 15 seconds.


It is meant only for reading, like a physical book.

Bookeen Cybook Opus – eBook reader – 1 GB – 5″ Overview – CNET

E-readers by Jason Parker Dec 12, It is produced by the French company Bookeen. The page flips are the only thing that consumes battery. E-readers by Lori Grunin Aug 20, Bookeen Cybook Opus eBook Reader. A cool ergonomic shape with nicely rounded edges and contours that blend into the lovely 5 inch screen. Nonetheless, the Cybook Opus is a quality ebook reader with a loyal following. Officially you can make 8, page turns, in real-life terms you will have from two to three weeks of use between charges.

Bookeen Cybook Opus specs.

Bookeen Cybook Opus Review

It stores up to 1, titles in 1GB of built in flash memory. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Aside from reading like a traditional book, the Cybook Opus is also energy efficient.