In this article we will compare 3 different choices to consider before purchasing an ebook reader. The electronic reading device reviews below will outline the many features and specifications of each item; this will hopefully make it easier for you to decide between them.
1. Amazon Kindle: This is probably the most talked about reading device. Amazon’s version of a portable reading device is able to hold up to 1500 books, has global wireless coverage and is extremely lightweight; it only measures in at 10.2 ounces and is just over 1/3 of an inch. You are able to download books in 60 seconds and the 3G wireless capabilities means you won’t have to worry about any contracts or monthly fees. The screen is a paper like display, and there isn’t any glare, even in direct sunlight. There is a read-to-me function that can read your book to you as well as a built-in dictionary. There is quite a large selection of books available, including magazines, blogs and newspapers to choose from, and you can access low book prices for even New York Times Best Sellers and new releases.
2. Sony Digital Reader: This electronic reading device also comes with a 6 inch screen display, but it has something unique, touch screen navigation. Turn pages quickly and easily with the swipe of your finger, you can even take freehand notes and highlight sections of text that you might want to look up again later. An ebook library software is available so you can export your notes to your computer, and the Sony Reader supports both industry standard formats, ePub and PDF; access a wider number of books and the places you get them from. It can hold up to 350 books.
3. Amazon Kindle DX: This Kindle has a larger 9.7 inch screen display and can hold 3500 books and periodicals at one time. The capacity is larger, but it is limited to U.S. Wireless. All of the same features are included, aside from the wireless capabilities, and it offers 16 shades of gray which creates sharper images and text. It also has a cool feature, an auto-rotating screen that allows you to switch between landscape and portrait easily.
In this article we compared 3 electronic reading devices and the different specifications for each. Before you purchase any of the above options, be sure to look at the differences between the Amazon Kindle, the Sony Reader and the larger screen and storage option of the Amazon Kindle DX.
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