Archive for October, 2016

The family of Bookeen e-readers is expanding with two new Muse models!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Paris, october 18, 2016

Bookeen wishes for all book lovers to fulfill their passion for reading. Muse Light becomes the first illuminated reader for small budgets and Muse HD the premium reader for fans of digital reading.

Cybook Muse Light

Cybook Muse Light

Cybook Muse Light

45%* of book lovers read in the dark before going to bed and incorporated illumination has become one of the favorite functionalities of readers, now available on our entry-level reader.

With Muse Light, Bookeen adds to its range a compact, black reader with an E-ink Carta screen (resolution 800 x 600, 167 ppi), feather light (at only 155g) and FrontLight technology. Muse Light integrates an intuitive interface, an access to ebooks stores and free content.

This reading companion is perfect for those who seek a complete illuminated e-reader at a fair price.

Muse Light will be available at less than 100€

Cybook Muse HD

Book lovers read often and more. In addition to physical books, they seek an e-reader that offers the best of digital reading.

Cybook Muse HD meets their expectations.

Cybook Muse HD

Cybook Muse HD

This e-reader offers an optimal reading experience thanks to its last generation E-Ink Carta HD screen 1448 x1072 (300 ppi) that offers finesse and character sharpness, a high contrast level for black letters and paper white pages.

Thanks to an edge to edge screen, Muse HD has a pure line and a refined elegance.

To offer the reader an ideal environment for his literary adventures, Bookeen has selected a soft casing bringing comfort when holding Muse HD, enhanced by the presence of buttons to easily turn the pages.

The storage capacity has been doubled to achieve 8GB and allow readers to carry even more books.

The e-readers is equipped with an intuitive and rich interface offering an enhanced reading experience thanks to functionalities like book progression (very useful for night reading, when you are tired but the book keeps you awake) or the export of notes.

Cybook Muse HD offers, like all other Bookeen e-readers, access to ebook stores and free content.

Muse HD will be available at less than 130€

A complete range for all users

With 4 e-readers, the Cybook Muse range offers a large choice

Cybook Muse (600×800, E-ink Carta, 155g, 4 GB)

Cybook Muse Light (600×800, E-ink Carta, 155g, 4 GB, Frontlight)

Cybook Muse FrontLight (758×1024, E-ink Carta, 190g, 4 GB, Frontlight, edge to edge)

Cybook Muse HD (1448×1072, E-ink Carta, 180g, 8 GB, Frontlight, edge to edge)

For Michael Dahan, founder of Bookeen, “With the arrival of these two new readers, the Muse family now offers to all users a reading solution according to their needs. From an illuminated e-reader at a low price to an elegant top-range product, Bookeen offers everyone the ideal product. These new products will be sold in more than 500 retail stores in the world by the end of the year”.

Availability

The new readers will be available from October 20, on www.Bookeen.com and numerous shops worldwide.

Price on www.Bookeen.com

Cybook Muse Light: 89,90€

Cybook Muse HD: 129,90€

Bookeen in short

Based in Paris, Bookeen has been the French experts in e-readers since 1998. The superiority of its technical quality and its digital reading solutions have allowed Bookeen to develop partnerships with large retailers, independent bookstores, and numerous distribution leaders like Brazil’s Saraiva, Carrefour Group in several European countries, Adlibris in Sweden, Norways, Finland or E.Leclerc.

For more information, please visit www.bookeen.com www.bookeenstore.com

Bookeen Press Contacts
Clarisse Lazerges, c.lazerges@licencek.com
+33(0) 9 72 33 47 63
Jean-François Kitten, jf@licencek.com
+33 (0) 6 11 29 30 28
Ilinca Spita, i.spita@licencek.com (EN)
+33 (0) 1 83 64 77 06

CYBOOK MUSE LIGHT

Compact and ultra-light

Cybook Muse Light is compact (8mm) and ultra-light: weighting only 155g, it carries a whole library in the shape of a paperback book and offers the comfort of a display in electronic ink E-ink Carta 6’’ (15,2cm).

The light to read by day and by night

Cybook Muse Light offers all the key functionalities of a reader with FrontLight technology that enables its use anywhere, even in the dark. This functionality has been embraced by 80% of e-reader buyers since 2015.

Touchscreen, yes, but also the buttons!

On its 6’’ (Odyssey et Muse) range Bookeen has a touchscreen display but also physical buttons for those who prefer turning the pages without touching their screen. Bookeen is one of the few offering this alternative.

An ultra-optimized Caecilian font

Cybook Muse Light integrates an optimized font for e-readers. The precision of the letters, the clarity of the curves and sharpness of the contrast, everything has been thought to enhance the experience of reading.

Download in total freedom

Cybook Muse Light are compatible with most of the digital ebook stores including Bookeenstore.com. In complete freedom, the reader can download in a couple of seconds hundreds of thousands of eBooks.

Books to discover

For the first literary adventures, the e-reader includes free contents

A complete offer at a soft price

Thanks to a reader integrating all the functionalities including illumination, Bookeen and Cybook Muse Light position in a price range where most readers don’t offer FrontLight.

Main characteristics

  • Capacity touchscreen
  • E-Ink Carta Display (800×600) 167 PPI
  • FrontLight: 20 levels of intensity
  • Dimensions: 116 x 155 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Physical buttons
  • 4GB internal memory
  • Micro SD card
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1-month battery life
  • Interface in 30 languages
  • Color: black

CYBOOK MUSE HD

A HD E-Ink screen to ease the eyes

Cybook Muse HD integrates a screen offering an amazing definition (1448 x 1072) of 300 dots per inch, for an effortless reading and an exceptional precision.

A flat screen for a face-to-face with the page

Cybook Muse HD has a flat design based on the screen technology “edge-to-edge” that offers an exceptional visibility of the page.

An elegant reader

Cybook Muse HD has a 6’’ (15,2cm) display and is compact to easily read in all conditions. The reader has a grey elegant casing with a soft touch treatment that offers a pleasant hold.

An interface thought for the reader

More than the design, Cybook Muse HD offers a rich interface that enables to create collections, text search, export annotation, and book progression.

Touchscreen, yes, but also the buttons!

Why should touchscreens be incompatible with the possibility to turn the pages with physical buttons? Cybook Muse HD has found a compromise, making it possible to turn the pages with one hand thanks to nice buttons at the right and left of the reader.

A huge library!

Cybook Muse HD has a memory of 8GB and integrates a microSD card, giving book lovers the possibility to stock thousands of books.

Download in total freedom

Cybook Muse are compatible with most of the ebook stores including Bookeenstore.com. In complete freedom, the reader can download in a couple of seconds hundreds of thousands of eBooks.

Books to discover

For the first literary adventures, the e-reader includes free content

Main characteristics

  • Multi-point touchscreen
  • E-Ink Carta HD Display (1448 x 1072) 300 PPI
  • FrontLight: 20 levels of intensity
  • Dimensions: 116 x 155 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • Physical buttons
  • 8GB internal memory
  • Micro SD card
  • Wi-Fi
  • Color: sweet gray