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

Wi-Fi, 3G optional

Capacitive, 2 point touch
2GB

1024x758 E Ink Carta

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 ePub support, no page buttons, no audio, costs $20 more to remove ads

$119

$189 (3G)

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi
Infrared,
1 point touch
4GB
1024x758 E Ink Pear
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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Wi-Fi
Infrared,
1 point touch, multi-touch can be added with this hack
4GB, micro SD card slot
1440x1080 E Ink Pearl
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
4-8 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
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
3-8 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
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ
None
3-4 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
No
2GB

800x600 E Ink Pearl

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

5.98 oz

170 grams

Low price, solid design, support for foreign languages, dark fonts
No ePub support, no audio support, less features than Paperwhite

$69 (ads)

$89

Amazon.com

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

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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

Yes Wacom, Stylus
4GB, SD slot
1200x825 E Ink Pearl
EPUB, PDF, FB2, MOBI, PRC, TXT, RTF, HTML, HTM, CHM, PDB, DJVU, DJV, office files, ZIP

Speakers, audio jack, TTS

8000 pages

18.6 oz

528 grams

9.7" Pearl screen, lots of software features, uses FBReader and Cool Reader, great for PDF files
Can be slow at times, expensive compared to tablets for the features, plastic frame could be nicer
$349
Amazon.com
Free 3G AT&T
No
4GB
1200x825 E Ink Pearl
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

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

No (903 model)
2GB, micro SD card slot
1200x825 E Ink Vizplex
EPUB, PDF, HTML, DJVU, RTF, TXT, PRC, CHM, DOC, TCR, FB2, and FB2, ZIP, JPEG, BMP, PNG
Speakers, audio jack, TTS
7000 pages

18.6 oz

530 grams

9.7" Vizplex screen, good PDF support, g sensor, web browser, widget apps: games, RSS news reader, etc
Slow web browser, some menu functions are confusing, scrolling could be faster, no Pearl screen
$269
Amazon.com

eBay

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5-inch 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
Infrared touch
2GB
800x600 E Ink Vizplex
EPUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBR, CBZ
No
3-4 weeks

4.73 oz

134 grams

Low price, small and light, pocketable, load custom fonts
Basic ereader, no light or memory card slots
$79
Kobo.com

Chapters Canada

No

Infrared touch
2GB
800x600 E Ink Pearl
EPUB, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, LRX, LRF, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
No
10000 pages

5.5 oz

156 grams

Pocket-sized, new higher contrast screen, clear touchscreen (no glare), responsive touch, get library ebooks
No wireless or memory card slots, no audio support, one font choice, landscape mode duplicates sentences
$99
Amazon
Wi-Fi
No
2GB, micro SD card slot
800x600 E Ink Vizplex
EPUB, PDF, FB2, TXT, RTF, HTML, PRC, CHM, DJVU, DOC, TRC, JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF
No
8000 pages

6.5 oz

185 grams

Auto rotate, FBReader, change font type, hard cover, many apps, pocketable, 2 year warranty
Loud buttons, no touch screen or Pearl, slow browser and ebookstore take patience
$120
Amazon.com

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