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BeBook Mini eBook Reader / Black

Released on 03 November 2009

5.0 out of 5 (3 customer reviews) | Write a review

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Smaller, faster, more convenience!
The BeBook 'Mini' is an electronic book reader that lets you read digital content anywhere and everywhere, just like you used to do on it's big brother, the original BeBook 'One'.

With it's 5 inch E-Ink screen, the readable area is just 1 inch (appr. 2,5 cm) smaller across. This ensures optimal portability and readability at the same time. The new 8-level greyscale screen approximates the experience of reading printed text. This eReader fits in any handbag or even inside pocket of your suit. Taking your entire library along on the 162 gram light BeBook has never been easier!

The BeBook 'Mini' has a fast 400mhz Arm processor for fast page turning and a convenient thumb wheel for even more reading convenience.

Adobe DRM support for ePub and PDF format.
With the integrated Adobe Reader Mobile software you will be able to purchase and download all the latest book titles with the click of a button. Digital Rights Management (DRM) is implemented for the two most popular eBook formats : ePub and PDF.

Most online bookstores offer books in at least one of these formats, this gives you the opportunity to shop around for the best deals on books.

Open file format / open source: unrivalled number of file formats supported.
The BeBook 'Mini' has the largest number of supported file formats, unrivalled by any of the current eReaders :

ePub,PDF, doc, html, bmp, jpg, png, gif, tif, djvu, fb2, wol, txt, ppt, pdb, lit*, chm, rar, zip, mp3, mobi*, prc*, htm and mbp are all supported. (*=non DRM)
Almost every text file format you throw at it, can be read by this small but powerful eReader.

Expandable memory and add-ons.
Through it's built in SD card slot and USB 2.0 connection it's possible to expand the memory of your BeBook 'Mini'. Just insert any SD memory card and you can add up to 16GB of memory. This way you can keep your work and other documents apart, using just one reader. The SD card slot can also be used for future add ons like a WIFI module.
  • Key Features:
  • The use of ePaper, E Ink's patented Vizplex technology
  • Long life battery, one charge will last 7,000 page turns!*
  • Fit your entire library onto just one BeBook Mini
  • Use your BeBook Mini anywhere: at home, during vacations, for study or work
  • The BeBook Mini is small enough to carry with you in a pocket jacket or purse
  • Reads DRM protected ePub and PDF files
  • Support English text to speech function!
  • Easy to navigate thumb wheel, turn the page with a flip of your thumb.
  • Further Features:
  • Easy to use library interface
  • Supported file formats: ePub (DRM), pdf (DRM), doc, rtf, txt, html, htm, ppt, lit, bmp, jpg, png, gif, tif, djvu, fb2, wol, chm, mp3, rar, zip.
  • 512 MB internal memory, enough for at least 1,000 average sized books
  • SD memory card slot
  • Built-in menu language support for: English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Bulgarian, Estonian, Polish, Catalan, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Slovenian.
  • Increase and decrease font size of eBooks while reading using 5 zoom levels
  • Add bookmarks to your eBooks
  • Sort your library the way you like
  • by title, author, file size or create your own folders
  • Plays MP3 files
  • Specifications:
  • Dimensions: 151.2mm x 105.4mm x 10mm
  • Weight: 160gr. / 5.64 oz. (Incl. battery)
  • Display: ePaper 5-inch 600 x 800 px. With 8-level gray scale
  • Internal storage: 512MB flash memory (stores up to 500 books)
  • I/O: 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0 Port, SD card slot (expandable up to 16GB)
  • Power supply: 3.7V Li-Polymer battery 1,000mAh
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customer Reviews

 Average rating (3 reviews)

 Luv My Mini BeBook

| | See all Cila517's reviews (1)

I decided on the Mini BeBook because it accepts the most formats out of all the ereaders available to date (trust me, I did my homework). Since this is my first ereader, I wasn't looking for touch screen nor colour screen and Im happy to say that these features do not take away from the product. It's fast, it's clear, I can upload my files without BigBrother watching (hence why I decided against an ereader with wireless) and it's great!!! This is as important to me as my mobile.
It's light weight ultra slim, has multiple ways to access the various functions and it's absolutely for my needs. It doesn't come with a case and the BeBook creators don't have any on their site but I managed to get a one from StylzWorld and it's perfect!
Oh!! And I just discovered it has a search function in addition to all the other great abilities!!!
Needless to say, I'm a very happy bunny!

 An astonishing bit of kit

| | See all Saurbaum's reviews (1)

This reader continues to suprise me. The screen is typically excelant with the standard immense battery life (battery is user replaceable and it edvens comes with a screw driver to get in there yourself)

The format selection is immense and the narration feature, while at times sounds like a female Stephen Hawking and certainly not audiobook quality, is clear and easy to understand.

The SD slot for extra storage is good should you wish to load it with mp3's which it will also play. The device appears as a linux usb store when connecting to your PC, working equally well with Windows and Linux. The only time you need to use the Adobe software is when your files have DRM attached. PDF support is excelent and even images show up nicely. Or even for storage to transfer files between PC's

The only minor complaint I have is the device can feel a touch flimsy and I'd have liked it to come with a sturdy case but for the price I can't and wont complain.

 Great bit of kit

| | See all psgdragon's reviews (1)

As both the previous reviewers have stated this is a great E-Reader, it's able to read a lot of formats, the display is fantastic, up till now I have been reading ebooks on my Dell PDA which has a small screen and is hard to see in daylight - this you can use out side and is easy on the eye's, although it did take me a bit of time getting used to not having a touch screen!
It does feel a bit flimsy but I won't knock it just for that, Hard cases are easy to come by online, got mine from a certain auction site, my BeBook now travels to work without the danger of getting crushed.
I really can not fault this item.

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