Endless Ideas BV BeBook

  • Endless Ideas BV BeBook
63
Based on 11 scores, 12 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Good quality screen; can to play some music files
  • Lightweight. Decent internal memory. Good battery. Wide e-book compatibility

Cons:

  • Poor interface; tacky feel; patchy file support
  • Looks and screen not quite as sharp as the PRS-505

Expert reviews and ratings

By V3.co.uk on 40

With better usability this would have been a good choice of electronic reader Good points Good quality screen; can to play some music files Bad points Poor interface; tacky feel; patchy file support...

By Pocket-lint on 60

Where the BeBook stumbles is price, making the Sony Reader a more appealing...

By TechRadar on 60

BeBook is an E Ink-based ebook reader, which gets some things exactly right, but in other ways fails to match whats already out there. For example, the Sony Reader PRS-505 is a lot slicker, both in appearance and user interface. E Ink is a wonderful...

By CNET UK on 69

Relatively small and compact, Endless Ideas' BeBook has an impressive screen, good file-format support and exceptional battery life. Due to an unappealing appearance and sluggish, illogical menu system, however, it can't really compete with the...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

The jurys still out on whether eBooks will ever truly hit the mainstream, but certainly theres been more activity around them in 2008 than any previous year. Unfortunately Amazon hasnt yet brought the to the UK, but Sony did create quite a...

By PC Advisor on 60

Whereas Sonys device requires Adobe Digital Editions and is aimed at selling you books, the BeBook is better suited to the array of free online material. This may be more challenging, but as we got used to finding texts in a readable format, so our...

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By Expert Reviews on 60

The idea being: endless books. Useful features, but the hardware is ugly. Thousands of books are now available to download from the Internet, some for free and others at a price, and bookshops are promoting eBook readers as a clever way of carrying...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The BeBook is slightly larger than Sonys Reader, which is our favourite eBook reader to date. It has a cheap-looking black leather case, which is almost as heavy as the unit itself. This is a shame, as the BeBook is actually slightly lighter than...

By Stuff.tv on 80

A smart, no-frills eBook reader, but a little too pricey...

By PC Pro on 50

Some thoughtful design touches, but a cheap feel and a high price put paid to the BeBook's chances....

International Review By PC for Alla on 80

Bebook One har visserligen några år på nacken, och den är för klumpig och lite för ful för vi ska vara riktigt nöjda. Men den är trots allt en av våra favoriter, och om nästa generation Bebook-läsare håller samma kvalitet...