Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Bookeen Cybook Odyssey

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Bookeen Cybook Odyssey

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Has Wi-Fi connectivity 802.11b/g/n vs None Most E-Readers have a Wi-Fi connectivity; download books from device or surf the web
Has a touchscreen Capacitive vs None About half of E-Readers have a touchscreen; Fewer buttons, interact directly with menus
Can take notes Yes vs No About half of E-Readers support take notes
Directly download library e-books to device Yes vs No Somewhat common; offers quick access to browsing public library titles available for e-readers
Can browse the web Yes vs No About half of E-Readers have a web browser
Has a built-in dictionaries Yes vs No About half of E-Readers have a built-in dictionaries
Bigger screen 6" vs 5" 20% bigger screen
Higher resolution screen 800 x 600 vs 640 x 480 More than 55% higher resolution screen
Longer battery life 30 hour vs 24 hour 25% longer battery life; read more between charges
Lighter weight 180 g vs 213 g More than 15% lighter weight
Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 9.5 mm More than 5% thinner ; easily slides into bags
Front view of Aluratek Libre Pro

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Supports the Mobi e-book format Yes vs No About half of E-Readers support the Mobi e-book format

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Cybook Odyssey  vs
Libre Pro 
Screen resolution 800 x 600 640 x 480
Screen size 6" 5"
Pixel density 166 ppi 160 ppi
Built-in light None None
Screen type E-Ink ePaper
Touchscreen Capacitive None
Flashes screen black during page turns No No

bookstore

Uses an open platform Yes Yes

storage

Internal storage 2 GB 2 GB
Expansion slot microSD (up to 32GB) microSD (up to 32GB)
Memory 2 GB 2 GB

connectivity

Cybook Odyssey  vs
Libre Pro 
Input/Output port micro-USB mini-USB
Cellular data None None
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n None
Bluetooth connectivity No No

features

Note taking Yes No
Text to speech No No
Directly download library e-books to device Yes No
Web browser Yes No
Stereo speakers No No
Evernote integration No No
Landscape mode Yes Yes

form factor

Housing type Aluminum Hard Plastic
Size 120 x 166 x 9 mm 108 x 152 x 9.5 mm
Weight 180 g 213 g
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Bookeen Cybook Odyssey
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