Romance Readers Reading Challenges - How Do I? and What, Where, Why?: Nook vs. Kindle Showing 1-50 of 107
If we look at the overall picture, these 2 devices are actually pretty similar feature-wise and in terms of dimensions. This is what can confuse the issue when choosing between them. When you start to delve deeper, there are a few fundamental differences between these two e-book readers that can simplify your decision. Both readers used to come with 6-inch screens packed with PPI pixels per inch , and a built-in light. Paperwhite has a more even distribution of light, too. All-new Paperwhite is also waterproof and IPX8-rated.
Bottom Line: The edition of the slim, waterproof Amazon Kindle Oasis adds a warmth-adjustable backlight for less eye strain, thought most people will be just fine spending nearly half the price on t Bottom Line: The latest low-cost Kindle improves night reading with its front light, but the slightly more expensive Paperwhite offers better overall value for most readers. Bottom Line: Kobo's top-of-the-line ebook reader is great if you feel other options are too cramped, but it's more device than most people need. But before you settle on a single device, you have some decisions to make. As you can see, Amazon's Kindle line makes up the bulk of our top picks, and for many people will be the perfect choice. But it isn't the only choice.
The Nook, Kindle and Sony Reader are all e-readers around the same price; however, each has unique features that are not offered in other readers. Buyers should study the differences between each e-reader, paying careful attention to the features that are the most important. All three versions are lighter than the Nook and only the Reader Daily Edition is heavier than any Kindle versions. The Sony Reader is the only e-reader that offers a full touch anti-glare screen and adjustable brightness. Another feature not found in the other e-readers is a translation dictionary.
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While technically they're not the only eReaders on the market, they're by far the most popular and are the ones most people consider when making a purchase. If you're thinking about buying a device to read ebooks, it's important to understand what you really want and what each product offers. Do you want a thin, lightweight device dedicated to reading even in difficult environments like the dark or direct sun? Or do you want a more full-featured tablet that offers ebook reading as just one feature along with web browsing, streaming video, and gaming? But versatility doesn't necessarily make for a better product. Devices that do one thing really well can also be appealing — depending on your needs and preferences.