Bookeen, the maker of the Cybook, are showing off thier new reader called the Opus. Shown below is a picture that compares the current Cybook with the New Opus. Was originally supposed to be available in June . . .
MobileRead lists the new specs below:
- 5" high definition e-ink screen (200dpi, 600x800 pixels)
- Ultra light-weight : 150 grammes.
- 1go internal memory (twice the capacity of the Cybook Gen3)
- Truly pocket-sized !
- Excellent ergonomy with convenient well-placed page-turning buttons on the side of the screen for one-handed use.
- An accelerometer allows you to use it in either hand.
- ePUB and PDF support (with or without DRM) via the Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. 12 different type sizes
- Folder support !
- User replaceable battery.
- Memory card expansion slot (Micro SD).
Looks like an interesting alternative. Stay tuned for actual release date and pricing.