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Bookeen Cybook Orizon

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Bookeen Cybook Orizon. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. People really like the screen and design. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the price and portability.

performance, usability, size, 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 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

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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

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: 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