Relay and Bookeen kiosks launch a special magazine tablet

by bold-lichterman

It will be suitable for reading magazines. More than 600 press titles will be available.

While Carrefour launched this week its own Nolim e-reader (designed as a white label by the French Bookeen) [voir notre décryptage sur le sujet : Carrefour lance sa liseuse Nolim six ans après Amazon], the network of newspaper kiosks Relay, a subsidiary of the Lagardère group, announced on Thursday the marketing of a tablet specially dedicated to reading magazines in partnership with the French manufacturer… Bookeen also.

Equipped with a 7-inch high-definition screen, the Cybook Tablet will run on Android and will be optimized for reading online magazines with layouts and photos adapted to this type of format. ” The magazine press and in particular the news magazines which are a French particularity find thanks to this support an unprecedented layout and ergonomics, with the advantages of digital in addition »Explains Guy Bertschy, Marketing and Sales Director of Relay France.

Users will be able to access 600 magazines and 100,000 books through Relay’s digital store and will be offered 10 magazines of their choice for a period of three months after purchase.

The device will be available for sale in Relay stores and on the brand’s website for a suggested retail price of 159.9 euros.