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Bookeen Cybook Orizon

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Bookeen Cybook Orizon. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. Comments about the storage and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good views. Some have doubts about the price and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Bookeen Cybook Orizon is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Bookeen Cybook Orizon review


Being the slimmest isn't an advantage when the Orizon is so heavy. It's laggy in use and is expensive, too

Compared to the

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Techworld (

Bookeen Cybook Orizon review


Ultimately the lack of a good integrated bookstore and a reasonably speedy browser made the Bookeen Cybook Orizon a non-starter for me. If you're going to invest in a Wi-Fi-equipped e-reader, the shopping procedure shouldn't send you scurrying for a...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Tony Smith (

Bookeen CyBook Orizon


Review Should you be considering Bookeen's CyBook Orizon as your new e-book reader, the only question you really need ask yourself is, do you want to pay an 80 quid extra for a touchscreen.

Bookeen has tried too hard to bridge the gap between e-book readers and tablets. As nice a reader as the Orizon is, the result is a gadget with unnecessary touchscreen text that has pushed up the price too far. ®

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Bookeen Cybook Orizon


Battery power, no more than 2 hours of reading within a week and battery dead although it get switched off every time I finish reading. The screen went mad yesterday after it has been packed with my laptop on a plane journey. I thought that I will...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Wendy (

Bookeen Cybook Orizon


Had all latest features, and a nice design

Could not connect to any PC. Asked for help from Bookeen, had a reply a week later, by which time I had given up in frustration and returned it

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Xahne (

Bookeen Cybook Orizon


This Cybook is nice and light - lighter than a paperback book. With the SD card, you can carry many thousands of books right in your normal handbag. No more running out of things to read on the train ; Unlike the Kindle, you are not tied to Amazon to...

I can't really think of any 'bad points ; There are extras that I would like to be able to purchase, like a case-with-a-light, as you can buy for the Kindle, but that is all