BeBook has announced its latest eReader, the Mini, described as a compact version of its BeBook One, is to be stocked by some major high street and online retailers in the UK.

London book shop Foyles, as well as Borders and Blackwells and online etailer will now be offering the device.

BeBook says the Mini boasts an easy to read 5-inch, E-ink screen and wide format support including ePub and PDF, with a lightweight and pocket-sized design.

Features include 512MB internal memory and SD card slot with support for up to 16GB cards, a 400Mhz ARM processor and Adobe Reader Mobile software.

The BeBook Mini is on sale now for an RRP of £179.99, but can be found for less.