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Touch
Screen
Memory
Screen
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Audio/ TTS
Battery
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Pros
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Price
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Wi-Fi, 3G optional

Capacitive, 2 point touch
4GB

1440x1080 E Ink Carta 300 PPI

AZW, AZW3, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, Format Guide

None
3-6 weeks

6.3 oz

180 grams

300 ppi screen, page button sensors with haptic feedback, screen flush with bezel
Premium price, no audio support, costs $20 more to remove ads

$199

$269 (3G)

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi, 3G optional

Capacitive, 2 point touch
4GB

1024x758 E Ink Carta 212 PPI

AZW, AZW3, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, Format Guide

None
3-8 weeks

7.3 oz

206 grams

Front light evenly distributed, high-res Carta screen, lots of extra features
No page buttons, no audio support, almost exactly the same as the 1st gen

$119

$189 (3G)

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi
Infrared, 2 point touch
4GB

800x600 E Ink Pearl 167 PPI

AZW, AZW3, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, Format Guide
None
2-4 weeks

6.7 oz

191 grams

Low price, touchscreen added, same software features as more expensive models
No front light, buttons or audio, lower screen resolution

$79

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Capacitive, 2 point touch
4GB, micro SD card slot
1440x1080 E Ink Pearl (6.8") 265 PPI
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CHM, DOC, FB2, PDB, DjVu, ZIP
3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth, Ivona TTS
2-4 weeks

8.3 oz

236 grams

Open Android 4.0 OS, Google Play, even frontlight, page buttons
Software is glitchy at times and crashes, slight touchscreen inaccuracy

$199

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi
Infrared, 2 point touch
4GB, micro SD card slot
1430x1080 E Ink Carta (6.8") 265 PPI
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
2-6 weeks

8.2 oz

233 grams

Water proof and dust proof, IP certified, Carta screen
Premium price, same exact features as less expensive models besides water proof

$179

Kobo.com

Chapters Canada

WHSmith
Wi-Fi
Infrared,
1 point touch, multi-touch can be added with this hack
4GB, micro SD card slot
1440x1080 E Ink Pearl (6.8") 265 PPI
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
2-6 weeks

8.5 oz

240 grams

Bigger 6.8" high res screen, even frontlight, load custom fonts
Lots of wasted space on screen when reading, bulky and slick plastic exterior

$169

£139

Kobo.com

Chapters Canada

WHSmith
Wi-Fi
Capacitive,
2 point touch
4GB, micro SD card slot
1014x758 E Ink Pearl 212 PPI
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
2-6 weeks

6.1 oz

174 grams

Sleek design, super thin and lightweight
The screen is dark in tone and has visible patterns, some light leakage

$139

£109

Kobo.com

Chapters Canada

WHSmith
Wi-Fi
Infrared,
1 point touch, multi-touch can be added with this hack
2GB, micro SD card slot
1024x758 E Ink Pearl 212 PPI
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
2-4 weeks

6.5 oz

185 grams

Frontlight, load custom fonts, high res screen, 1 GHz processor, quilted back
Light brighter at the bottom of screen, no audio support, no landscape mode

$129

£99

Kobo.com

Chapters Canada

WHSmith
Wi-Fi
Infrared,
1 point touch
4GB
1024x758 E Ink Pearl 212 PPI
EPUB, PDF
None
3-8 weeks

6.2 oz

176 grams

Crisp high resolution screen, lightweight and comfortable to hold
No microSD card slot, only 500MB for non-B&N content, limited features

$119

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Wireless
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Screen
Memory
Screen
Formats
Audio/ TTS
Battery
Weight
Pros
Cons
Est.
Price
Where To
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Large eBook Reader Comparison

Device Reviews
Wireless
Touch
Screen
Memory
Screen
Formats
Audio/ TTS
Battery
Weight
Pros
Cons
Est.
Price
Where To
Buy Online

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Yes Wacom, Stylus
4GB, SD slot
1200x825 E Ink Pearl (9.7")
EPUB, PDF, FB2, MOBI, PRC, TXT, RTF, HTML, HTM, CHM, PDB, DJVU, DJV

Speaker, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth, Ivona TTS

2-4 weeks

17.9 oz

509 grams

Large screen, open Android 4.0, Google Play access, tons of reading apps, great for PDFs
No front light, stylus required for touch screen, no high res screen
$339
Amazon.com

Wi-Fi

Yes, digitizer + capacitive
4GB, micro SD card slot
1600x1200 E Ink Mobius (13.3")
PDF
None
2-3 weeks

12.6 oz

357 grams

Huge screen, flexible Mobius, light weight, great for PDFs
Super expensive, only supports PDF format, no light source
$1100
Sony Style
Free 3G AT&T
No
4GB
1200x825 E Ink Pearl (9.7")
AZW, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, AAX, AA, MP3
Speakers, audio jack, TTS
7-14 days
7500 pages

19.8 oz

561 grams

9.7" screen, free internet, low ebook, prices, TTS, auto screen rotate, global wireless
No ePub support, Amazon's DRM, keyboard is awkward to use
$299
Amazon.com

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