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Bookeen Cybook (3rd Generation)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Bookeen Cybook (3rd Generation). The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. People really like the size and performance. The screen and portability are also mentioned favorably. The reliability and price get critical views.

usability, portability, screen, performance, size

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Bookeen Cybook (3rd Generation) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Bookeen Cybook GEN3


The Cybook is an ultra-light reading device based on E ink screen technology. Its screen possesses a paper-like high contrast appearance and is readable even under direct sunlight. This unique device offers an impressive battery lifetime of 8,000 page...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Bookeen Cybook Gen3 e-book reader - Pocket-lint


The Amazon Kindle might be the e-book reader that everyone knows, but as it is not available to anyone outside the US, readers in the UK have got to use

Light and compact, readable, long lasting battery, change font size and type

2.5mm rather than 3.5mm headphone jack, no page numbers on non-PDF files

So is it a page turner? Well the Cybook Gen3 has its pros and cons just like any other gadget we review here at Pocket-lint, although it has the ability to carry around 10,000 books, you're unlikely to dip in and out of books the same way you do music.

Jul, 2008

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Bookeen Cybook Gen3 review


The Cybook Gen3 looks like a stripped-down version of the BeBook, with a similar matt black finish.

Nov, 2008


Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (

Bookeen Cybook Gen3


eBooks are set to make a big impact in 2008. Is the Cybook Gen3 the most usable e-reader yet? Updated with video review.

Of all the dedicated eBook readers I've seen this is definitely the best. Slim and portable it is very ergonomic to use and doesn't try to do too much. Sure, I have some niggles, but none of them are deal breakers. This is the first eBook reader I've...

Nov, 2008

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Bookeen - Cybook Gen3


Ebook readers aren't everybody's cup of tea, but if you are drawn to this class of device then you can't do better than the Cybook Gen3. It is a great little appliance that gets a lot ...

I'm a sucker for books and have been testing ebook readers on PC, handheld and as standalone devices for as long as I can remember. The Cybook Gen3 is simply the best standalone option I have seen. This doesn't mean it is perfect. But it is one piece...

Mar, 2008