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Old 05-23-2014, 07:01 AM   #16
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Now that I've heard about the new PocketBook "InkPad", I think I'll wait for that device; it seems to be the better choice. And I even like the design better.

If only Bookeen had been faster they'd have gotten my money.
Unfortunately Bookeen are not good (to put it kindly) at hitting release targets. They seem to regard them more as vague aspirations than actual deadlines.
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:15 AM   #17
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Now that I've heard about the new PocketBook "InkPad", I think I'll wait for that device; it seems to be the better choice. And I even like the design better.

If only Bookeen had been faster they'd have gotten my money.
Unfortunately the Inkpad 50 g. heavier than the Ocean , 350 g VS 300 g. so I'm going to wait a bit longer.
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:44 AM   #18
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Unfortunately Bookeen are not good (to put it kindly) at hitting release targets. They seem to regard them more as vague aspirations than actual deadlines.
You are right. It's now about half a year past their original release date.

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Unfortunately the Inkpad 50 g. heavier than the Ocean , 350 g VS 300 g. so I'm going to wait a bit longer.
Perhaps it's just me, but the weight is the least important factor about an eReader. Especially when the other specs seem to outweigh that little "flaw".
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:47 AM   #19
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Perhaps it's just me, but the weight is the least important factor about an eReader. Especially when the other specs seem to outweigh that little "flaw".
I agree with you. Weight is a very minor consideration for me, compared to specification and firmware features. All the modern reading devices are lightweight compared to a hardback book.
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Weight will be a factor for me, as i will eventually hold it one handed.
There's a reason I never bought hardbacks.

I can't figure out poketbook interface, i'm used to bookeen's, though it have it flaw.

And being in France, it's easier to find as well.
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Old 05-23-2014, 06:44 PM   #21
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Actually I wonder what the final weight will really be. This unit is just like the color lux except that the screen is monochrome. the color lux claims to be 300g with a bigger battery.

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Looks like the Cybook Ocean is getting closer. Available for pre-order 5 November.

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