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Best Ebook Reader 2016

Updated on November 23, 2015

In best ebook reader 2016 we are going to look at the benefits of owning an ebook reader and then we'll review our top ebook reader pick.

Benefits of owning an ebook reader

  • It's cheaper in the long run.
  • It takes up less space than a book collection.
  • There are many free ebooks, for you to download.
  • You can take it on a trip and carry many books, in a device smaller than a paperback.
  • You can select larger print, if you need it.
  • No trees where cut down to let you to read an electronic book.

When it comes to picking the best ebook reader it's really a 2 dog race. Between the Kindle 2 and the Kindle DX. Amazon wants you to use the Kindle to buy books from their site. They have made sure that the Kindles are far technically superior and better value for money than the competition.

Unlike with their other products Amazon will ship the Kindle outside the USA.

Top ebook reader 2016
Top ebook reader 2016

Kindle Wireless Reading Device 6 inch

The Kindle 2 is our number one pick as best ebook reader of 2016. Despite the extra features of the DX we found the Kindle 2 to be the best value for money option.

With the kindle you get free access to 1.8 million, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books like The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Treasure Island and Pride and Prejudice.

At 1/3rd of an inch, it’s almost as thin as your favorite magazine. This kindle reading device is lightweight-it weighs in at only 10.2 ounces- and is lighter than a normal paperback.

The device can receive books in 60seconds flat- sometimes even less. You do not need a PC to download books to it. The 3G wireless allows you to download your favorite books directly from your kindle. You don’t need to go for complicated contracts and fees every other time. The wireless coverage is great- and is available across 100 countries.

This state of the art device reads just like paper- and retains its easy reading features even under glaring sunlight. It has a convenient read to me function that helps you listen to your favorite books, blogs and news items on the go. You can carry up to 1500 books wherever you go.

With an improved battery life that that lasts up to a week and a full 2 year manufacturer’s warranty- you can be absolutely assured of its quality.

Ebook reader comparison 2016
Ebook reader comparison 2016

Kindle DX Wireless Reading Device 9.7 inch

The Kindle DX helps you get books wirelessly transferred in less than 60 seconds. It comes with a conveniently large display (9.7’’ diagonally). You can read it as easily as paper. The font can be adjusted to 16 different grey contrasts- so that you can have just the contrast you need, whether you are indoors or travelling.

It’s incredibly thin and comes with a standard 3G wireless coverage, both at home and across 100 countries. What does that mean for you? That’s simple- no more complicated contracts or looking around for the latest Wi Fi hot spots.

With the PDF reader, which is built into the system, this smart companion helps you read all your personal documents. It also comes with an automatic rotating screen that helps you view tables, graphs and even maps on both landscape and portrait formats.

The Kindle DX can read aloud. You can access your documents and a favorite book even when you cannot actually read them.

The Kindle DX is a sleek and convenient reading device which is worth the higher price tag.

Barnes and Noble NOOK ebook reader

The Nook eBook reader provides you a pleasant color touch screen that lets you view your favorite books, just the way you want to. It has 16 levels of gray color contrasts, you can choose the level of brightness and clarity you want. The Nook is well known for its no glare reading and lack of a backlight. There is a convenient one touch navigation system that ensures comfortable reading at its best.

Weighing in at about 1.2 pounds, the Nook is portable, sleek and does not result in huge shipping costs.

You can store about 1500 eBooks, eNewspapers and emagazines on the 2 GB internal space available on your Nook. No matter where you travel- you can always be sure about carrying your favorites with you with this smart device. What’s more, it even lets you share your eBooks with your friends without a charge.

The Nook is trendy, convenient and a reader friendly reading device that is sure to increase your reading pleasures.

Sony Digital Reader Touch Edition

The Reader Touch comes with a touch screen navigation facility. This helps you turn pages faster and navigate the book better. You can even highlight areas in your book and add notes to it, just like in a real book.

The Reader provides you a wide range of choices when it comes to eBooks. It comes with both ePub and PDF formats, so you have better access to a whole range of libraries.

You can store a lot on the 512Mb on-board disk on this reader. No more choosing between favorite books and magazines you can carry along- you can take them all with this reading device.

What’s more, it is incredibly thin at 0.4’’and weighs a minuscule 9 ounces. The display is paper clear and can be comfortably viewed in both brightly lit areas and in the dark.

The battery support is especially efficient. This state of the art device from Sony can provide you up to 2 weeks of reading pleasures on a single charge.

Simple, sophisticated features and total reading comfort.

Check out best selling novels 2016 and top 10 books to read before you die, to start filling your Kindle collection.

I hope you found what you where looking for in best ebook reader 2016.


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      Mike 7 years ago

      I like the kindle but I do not own one. I used to own the Sony PRS-700 but it was broken by a family pet. I dont like the fact that the Kindle is not open source but is prioritary to its own site. I already have books in PDF, EPUB and txt formats that I would not be able to use with it. I'd like to add these books to it via a memory card or download via a computer but the write-ups I have read say no. Add this stuff in the Kindle and it's a combination that would be unbeatable.