Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Bookeen Cybook Orizon

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views about the price.

usability, performance, design, screen, portability

price

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 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 4 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 4 of 4 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (18)

Expert review by:

Bookeen Cybook Orizon review

 

Bookeen is no newcomer to eReaders, and this is the third Cybook we've reviewed. We praised the Cybook Opus for its lightness and its accelerometer, which allowed you to read in portrait or landscape mode.

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

Expert review by:

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...

Expert review by:

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. ®

ADVERTISEMENT

Consumer review by:

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

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT