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I would recommend this reader if you are looking to separate yourself from the herd or if you are always reading PDF documents. No true ebook collection management in your library Default store is weak Battery trontlight lasts around a month. Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.

Review of the Cybook Odyssey HD

A single press will call up the menus and a double tap will turn on the front light. Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi. The device can connect to WiFi. Sony PRS He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years.

Review of the Cybook Odyssey HD

Battery life is also very solid with the mAh, which will normally provide up to a month of battery life. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b and g.

Has an e-paper display? Bookeen has confirmed with us they have a new patch in development and cybok be issuing it soon. The battery can be recharged and used over again. You can turn Reflow on and it disregards all of the images and just gives you the text.


One of the coolest elements of this e-reader is the inertia in the way you can switch the orientation from landscape to portrait mode. These normally produce enhancements and new features and sometimes can be arduous in setting up. Front Lite technology is still rather new and there are only a few models that are currently on the market. They continue to find new ways to stand out from the competition and bring an interesting hardware design to the table and new software features like inertia and a great internet experience.

If you tap on the left or right hand side, you will get a seamless transition and will experience a full page refresh every six pages. The hardware is perfectly adequate for an e-reader and navigating the menu and opening books occurs very quickly.

There are around 10 different pre-loaded fonts cybool to choose from and they are ideal to mess around with if you have your own particular favorite. Has a white e-paper display?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

Bookeen Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight

You can tap on fit to screen, height, or width depending on what orientation you are reading the PDF on. The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Small glitches in the review: A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight. About the only thing you can do is establish the default website that loads up.


Top 10 e-readers 1. The cover art has a twist that immediately captivates you with a unique experience.

Bookeen has released its second generation Cybook Odyssey e-reader and has incorporated a front lite technology and a high resolution display. I honestly like it this way! By default it is dealing with the Bookeen eBookstore, but you can get them to tie it into whatever free source of paid or free ebooks that you want to. If you hold downwards on one of the margins, you will very quickly scroll throughout the book.

How does this rank up against the other popular brands out there like the Kindle Paperwhite and Kobo Glo? Does anyone know if the Odyssey HD handles book collections within its interface? You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

This page is currently only available in English. I have found with other touchscreen models that when you are turning pages you will often accidentally tap on word and bring up a bunch of editing options.