compare ereaders: kindle 3 vs nook vs nook color vs sony reader vs kobo ereader vs kobo wifi

by:CTECHi     2020-02-18
Book readers who are simply called \"ebook readers\" have become very popular. E-
Book readers are calling on those who want to integrate all physical books into a portable device.
The idea is great.
Thousands of books can be stored on these e-readers.
If you have a full shelf, it may sound better so far.
The main e-book readers on the market today are Amazon\'s Kindle, Barnes & Noble\'s Nook, Sony\'s and Kobo readers.
Each of these emails
While the reader shows his unique personality, he also strives to provide you with the best reading experience.
What are the benefits of buying an ebook reader?
What e-reader is suitable for you?
Let\'s compare it.
First, let\'s see why you might want an e-reader. E-
Readers are like digital books.
Unlike computers, smartphones, or tablets, e-book readers are not supportedlit.
This means that they do not display text using an electric LCD screen.
How exactly does it work? Â Most e-
Readers use a technology called eink.
This electronic ink technology allows you to view the text without a backgroundlit screen.
Eink has many advantages over LCD.
For the application of reading long books and novels, LCD back-
The bright screen hurts your eyes.
Like real paper, eink has little pressure on the eyes, allowing you to read comfortably for hours.
Most e-readers have extremely low glare when using their devices, thanks also to e-ink technology.
A positive side effect of this technology is to extend battery life.
While most people can run for about a week before charging, the Kindle 3 claims that it can run for a full month before it needs to be charged.
When I think of e-ink technology, it seems that I always think of the old solar classroom calculator. Besides, e-
A new technology is becoming a promising alternative.
It\'s called Pixel.
Although the results look very similar to e-
Ink, Pixel Qi offers the same low glare, low eye pressure viewing as e-
Ink, but color function.
This technology looks great for e-commercemagazines.
Another color e-
Ink display is currently being developed.
By Hanvon (
A Chinese company)
The new display sets the speed for future color e-readers.
Most manufacturers are aware of the technology, but they are waiting to see how it is doing in China and have the potential to mature it.
Expect future e-readers to use this or competitive technology on their color displays.
While we\'re waiting for technological advances, let\'s take a look at Amazon\'s third-generation e-reader Kindle 3.
Officially, Amazon calls it the Kindle.
However, users, customers and the mainstream believe the device is the \"Kindle 3 \".
The Kindle 3 is smaller than the Kindle 2.
Amazon claims the Kindle 3 is up 50% from the previous one.
This statement seems to be true.
There are 2 versions of Kindle 3.
Only Wifi ($139)
There is also a more expensive version with Wifi and free 3g for life ($189)
Provided by Amazon\'s \"Whispernet\" data network.
Like the previous Kindle, the Kindle 3 has a full qwerty keyboard and a smart flip button.
The weight of the Kindle 3 is 8.
7 ounces, light enough to comfortably hold in one hand.
It\'s fair to experiment with webkit browsers.
You won\'t be online like a professional, but it\'s good to use it in a pinch.
If you decide to buy this version with 3g, the increase in free Internet becomes more obvious.
The Kindle 3 does play music with an mp3 player, but don\'t expect this 4 GB ebook reader to replace PMP or smartphone.
A cool feature of the Kindle is its text-to-speech software.
This feature lets you put on your headphones and let the Kindle read it to you.
While it\'s a bit unnatural to hear the robot\'s voice, it\'s a good touch.
This feature is only available on certain emailsbooks.
Amazon claims that the Kindle 3 can not be charged for a month, but you have to turn off wifi and 3g.
It is expected to last for a week under actual working conditions.
The Kindle 3 is not perfect.
Many people have made widespread criticism of some of Amazon\'s Kindle 2 designs.
The Kindle 3 has been criticized for not adding memory slots and removable batteries.
In response, Amazon upgraded the memory of the Kindle 3 from 2 GB to 4 GB.
There is still no memory slot for upgrade.
Others complain about the battery.
The Kindle 3, like the Kindle 2, has no removable battery.
After a long period of use, the battery often loses the ability to keep charging.
To fix this you have to send the Kindle back to Amazon and they will send you a new Kindle 3.
While this allows you to get another Kindle faster, it\'s not the same device.
That means you have to re-
Download your book from your Amazon account.
It is much more convenient for users to buy separate batteries and replace them on their own.
Even if Amazon pays for shipping, most people would rather not do so.
The last issue with the Kindle 3 is its closed nature.
Epub is a new standard for e-commerce.
Both book companies and Amazon said they did not support the format.
This is an issue to consider if you want to buy an ebook reader.
Kindle 3 is the standard for e-book readers.
So the Kindle 3 is a \"safe\" product.
If you like the list of Amazon Books and journals, you should buy Kindle 3.
Personally, I don\'t recommend Kindle 3.
My friend bought it. His book can\'t be loaded anymore.
The fact that the Kindle 3 is closed prevents him from using it.
Another thing to note is lag.
There is an obvious lag when typing due to email
Ink display refresh.
Kindle 3 is a perfect choice if you are planning to purchase a large number of e-books from Amazon.
Barno NOOKThe \"corner\" is on the Barno e-book reader.
From a design point of view, NOOK is very different from Kindle 3.
NOOK is an Android-based e-reader.
People familiar with Android can find a smartphone host running the platform.
NOOK has a 6 inch eink display and a small color touch screen at the bottom.
Because there is no qwerty keyboard, the touch screen is used for the main input.
Like the Kindle 3, NOOK has two different models.
Barnes & Noble only sells $149 wifi models, and the $199 version includes wifi and 3g.
Immediately, there will be NOOK where the Kindle is insufficient.
NOOK\'s release supports DRM formats such as ePub.
NOOK also has a replaceable battery and a microSD expansion slot for increased storage.
If you go to Barnes & Noble, you can test a working model yourself.
NOOK has received many complaints about its lag and it is worth mentioning.
The touch screen didn\'t respond, and page flipping takes longer than Kindle and Sony\'s readers.
In response, some firmware updates have been released, which helps to improve the performance of NOOK.
Since the firmware update, the touch screen has responded a little faster and the page flip is a second slower than the Kindle.
One of the highlights of NOOK with its competitors is its \"lend me\" feature.
Like a real book, you can borrow some electronic
Provide books to others, provided that Barnes & Noble\'s reader app is installed on their device. The e-
Books must also have special licenses in order to share them. A compatible e-
Books for up to 2 weeks can be shared.
Update: Amazon recently announced that the Kindle 3 will also have this feature.
Exactly the same.
Only once for 2 weeks and 1 person.
The same is true for other Kindle 3 users.
Another neat Easter egg from the owner of NOOK is exclusive access to special offers when bringing your Nook into the Barnes & Noble bookstore.
Nook will detect when you are in the Barnes & Noble store and allow you to select books for up to an hour.
You can even get a free book when you come in occasionally.
It\'s really a cool feature to make NOOK more unique.
NOOK has its drawbacks.
In addition to the initial slow performance, Nook\'s \"borrow me\" feature has been criticized.
While sharing is a pleasure, you are only allowed to share a compatible book within two weeks.
You are not allowed access to this book during this period.
This case is like a real book and you can\'t access it either when you lend it to a friend.
I can understand.
I think when you buy electronics
Book online and you only have to pay for a license, so it\'s impossible to copy it.
This is a one-time loan policy that people are not happy.
You paid e-
What does it matter if you lend someone indefinitely?
Because friends often forget to return things, including real books, it is understandable to have a 2-week period.
This is my only loan rule.
I think its purpose is to attract friends to spend their money on borrowed emails.
Books and the \"loan\" feature are just an interesting derivative part of the word \"trial.
Regardless of the situation, Barnes & Noble may have to change this policy in the future.
Buy millions of \"rent\" e-
Books may mean a class action.
NOOK does feel better in hand compared to Kindle 3, although the touch screen seems a bit inappropriate.
I like to hug the curved back of your hands.
You can go to the local Barnes & Noble store and feel it for yourself.
Shoppers who frequent Barnes & Noble may be tempted to choose NOOK instead of other e-readers.
Exclusive benefits are good if not the ebook reader itself.
You should buy the NOOK of Bano if you are a regular customer.
Good free benefits.
I love that Barnes & Noble encourages NOOK owners to bring their corners into the store.
These free benefits add value to the neglect of other e-readers.
The owner of NOOK will see the ebook reader as an investment, not the \"next\" gadget.
The color of the announced Nook e-reader by Barnes & Noble (
Official NOOKcolor).
This new e-reader will feature a 7 \"vivedview color LED backlight screen powered by Android 2.
Upgrade to 2. 2.
The new e-book reader costs $249.
And will be shipped on November 19, 2010.
It will include Web browser, Pandora Radio, WiFi and image support.
There are some concerns about battery life.
NOOKcolor will have an internal sealed battery for 8 hours.
This may be good for portable netbooks or tablets, but what about e-readers?
Most dedicated e-readers will last for several weeks before they need to be inserted.
Barnes & Noble may have to sell NOOKcolor in a different way.
I will say that.
Looks really good.
One advantage of NOOKcolor is the Journal.
Barnes & Noble will launch popular magazines such as Elle, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, USA Today, cars and drivers.
Magazines are best colored, so when the 19th comes, they should focus on pushing as many magazines as possible.
NOOKcolor seems to prefer entertainment and media consumption.
You can load mp3 or listen to Pandora radio when you read.
This is a cool feature.
Social media is not excluded from pictures.
You can share the reading materials with NOOKfriends via Facebook and Twitter.
Built-in WiFi means Internet access.
Its browser allows you to access the Internet, but how good the experience is still unknown.
If it runs Android 2.
2. Some type of Flash should be supported.
Like the original Nook, you can take your NOOKcolor to Barnes & Noble with free access to all NOOKbooks for up to 1 hour a day.
NOOKcolor looks like a hot gift for this festival.
Yes, it\'s very expensive, but in terms of e-reader, this device is the best in its class.
One of the biggest drawbacks is battery life.
If you are looking for an ebook reader designed for magazines, this is a clear choice.
For long reading, consider the previous Nook and other ebook readers listed here.
If you are mainly going to subscribe to a magazine, please get NOOKcolor.
While the list of magazines is growing, be sure to check their website for a full list of current and upcoming magazines.
Sony is no stranger to e-reader games.
Their series of readers is probably the most extensive.
As the name sounds, the quality of these readers is very high.
You can find them in almost all department stores and e-retailers.
I \'ve seen them at Radioshack, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and even Borders.
Their current product line includes
350 \"Pocket Edition\", PSR-
650 \"Touch Edition\", and PSR-
950 daily edition.
The retail price of Pocket Edition is $179, the retail price of Touch is $299, and the retail price of Daily Edition is $237.
The reader\'s pocket edition is Sony\'s new entry-level e-reader.
For this comparison, let\'s take a look at the Touch and the Daily version.
As the name suggests, Touch and its brother, Daily Edition, are both Touch screen e-readers.
Touch is slightly smaller than daily and 6 \"and 7\", respectively.
Although the Touch provides a level 8 grayscale, its little brother doubled every day at the age of 16.
The Reader Touch Edition offers neither wifi nor 3g.
In order for the reader to touch the book, you have to transfer it via USB.
On the other hand, reader daily offers free 3g via AT&T mobile, although no wifi is available.
When there is a removable battery in daily life, the touch has an internal sealed battery.
Both devices claim to be able to read up to 2 weeks for a single charge in the event that the daily version turns off the 3g connection.
Both devices have Memory Stick pro DUO and SDHC expansion slots.
Tip: While most Sony Readers look surprisingly similar, you can differentiate between the old and new versions by using the home button.
The old Sony Readers have rectangular buttons.
The newer Sony Readers all have a curved home button.
For example, look at the picture on the right!
These Sony Reader devices cover a thin touch screen on the eink Pearl screen.
While not as fast as smartphones and tablets, the touchscreen responds fairly quickly and is an input method.
Gestures are supported for touch and daily edition, and you can slide the screen if you want to flip the page.
With the advent of a new generation of Sony readers, this page has turned quickly.
Of all e-readers, Reader\'s daily ranks as a competitor with its dictionary and notes.
For example, if you are reading a book and encounter a word that you do not understand, you can touch the word with your finger or stylus and the dictionary pops up.
For example, with Kindle 3, you have to use D-
Pad navigate to the word and click on it.
Notes per day are also quite easy.
If you want to make a note, the daily newspaper will make an overlay on the page so you can use the stylus to underline and annotate it.
The reader\'s Daily is not perfect.
The most critical flaw in the touch version and the daily version is glare. E-
Book readers attract consumers because of their electronic ink display.
The glare seen on the Japanese version is caused by a thin touch screen layer.
I find that the glare is insignificant even when complaining.
Yes, there is a dazzling place, but it is not unbearable.
Luckily, Best Buy will show the old Daily and touch versions for you to try out and decide if this is a problem. Newer PRS-
950 versions per day will be more streamlined and more clear.
Another feature of a daily version of criticism is their 3g.
Unlike the Kindle 3, the AT&T mobile network only allows daily access to the Sony Reader Store.
Sony added a browser to the daily version, but it only works through wifi.
The daily version feels good in hand and is convenient to use.
Despite the flaws in Sony\'s products, it has been well received.
Learn from past mistakes in using proprietary formats (
Memory Stick pro DUO ac)
To support more open formats such as microSD and ePub, Sony has opened up their Reader range.
Standardized connections like micrb B have also been welcomed by the company in the past.
It is also worth mentioning that the new series of Sony e-book readers will all adopt full touch screen.
The daily version of the sales feature is the ability to download and view newspapers on the device.
Some newspapers are in a format much like modern HTML pages, and the title can be clicked and sent directly to you for this article.
This feature is great.
Add support for subscription publications and you will find that newspapers or magazines are sent directly to your daily newspaper just like subscriptions are sent to your mailbox.
The downside of the Sony Reader ebook reader is the price.
Starting at $179, this is much more expensive than wifi Nook and Kindle 3.
The maximum retail price of the Sony Reader per day is recommended at $299.
It looks like the price for the reader\'s Daily is $100 compared to the Kindle 3 and Kindle.
Another downside is that they have smaller stores compared to Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Their list of newspapers and magazines is also small and there is currently only one computer-related magazine to subscribe.
In terms of newspapers, you can find the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and a variety of other business-oriented journals.
If Sony wants to take advantage of the most powerful features of the daily edition and has the potential to attract a wider audience, they need to build their Reader Store.
While Sony e-reader seems to have a lot of negative effects, I personally like it.
The touch screen is very responsive.
For this email, page turning is fastink display.
It also feels more natural to slide the page instead of pressing the button.
You don\'t need to exaggerate.
Only a short swipe is required to start the page turning.
The Daily Edition has a great 2 page view of the landscape.
After using it for a while, I found it a lot more enjoyable than I thought.
I found reading very fast.
I was able to walk through every line of text.
I am also able to keep my position easier in the mode.
I don\'t think I like it very much.
For this feature, I would recommend the daily version if you are a volume reader.
If you need to read a lot of text for a long time, what you need is the daily version.
It will be perfect for those who want to finish the newspaper soon.
Currently, more of these 2-page views are only available on The Daily Edition.
Other Sony e-book readers do not have this feature.
Kobo e-reader is the last one in our email listbook readers.
Kobo eReader is available at Borders for $99 and is also the cheapest.
The Kobo eReader has a 6 \"E Ink display and is 8 light in weight.
With 1gb of internal storage and an upgraded SD expansion slot, it beats the Kindle 3 in terms of potential storage.
In terms of functionality, Kobo eReader is the purest of all of our e-readers that support ePub, PDF and Adobe DRM.
A usb or Bluetooth connection must be used, neither wifi nor 3g (
Choose a smartphone).
Also a generation of it competitors, Kobo eReader only supports 8 grayscale, while others support 16 grayscale.
On the surface, Kobo looks like a plain Jane.
Kobo eReader is definitely not as sexy as Sony daily. Its design goal is to adopt the least method.
Home page, menu, display, back and 4 D-on the front-pad.
On the back of Kobo you will find a rubber \"Quilting\" material that will keep Kobo comfortable even if it looks a bit cheesy.
Kobo did a great job with e-readers.
This is not the top of the ebook reader, but it does the job. It comes pre-
There are 100 classic books so you can start reading them right away.
Although it is the cheapest e-book reader we have seen, it does not feel that it has the greatest value.
For $10 more, you can get the Kindle 3 wifi and have more features.
For now, it will cost $100 if Kobo ebook reader wants to compete with other ebook readers.
Update: The border has been deleted
WiFi Kobo ebook reader to $99!
Maybe they have been looking at the center.
If you don\'t want to spend more than $99, you should buy a Kobo ebook reader.
While it doesn\'t have many features, it can perform tasks without serious problems.
Update: $139 for Kobo WiFi!
Borders and Kobo are apparently listening to customers who are releasing new versions of Kobo e-readers equipped with wifi and other on-premises upgrades.
It will have a faster processor, a better screen and a longer battery life.
The screen is not a new Pearl ink display on the new Kindle 3 and Sony Reader, but it has improved.
A faster processor will allow Kobo to turn the page to 2.
5 times faster than the original, the battery life will be equivalent to 10,000 pages after turning off wifi.
There will be three colors for the new Kobo: black, silver and lavender.
This is an interesting move by Kobo.
Kobo will also include the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab and the recently announced BlackBerry Playbook app.
Reading books has always been a personal experience.
Kobo intends to change this by launching their new BlackBerry social reading app.
With this app, users will be able to chat, ask questions, share suggestions and make it public with your book.
You can see what books your friend is reading at the moment and even read the paragraphs together.
It\'s fun to see comments from this new \"social reading\" app.
I praised Kobo for trying something new and trying to bring back the book club.
Interestingly, the Kobo WiFi is actually lighter than the original Kobo.
I\'m not sure if this is a good thing.
The black one does look better, but the lighter weight makes it feel cheaper.
The new Kobo WiFi will cost $139 and will be available at the end of October.
Initial Kobo prices are expected to fall.
If you like the feel of the studio e-reader, the studio WiFi is a natural upgrade.
In terms of functionality, there are better options.
However, the quilting rubber backing has some sort of \"cute\" charm.
This is a lovely device.
Personally, I don\'t like the fact that it\'s lighter than it was, but it\'s a quality for those who value portability.
Kobo and Kobo WiFi pre-installed 100 e-books.
This is a nice free giveaway!
Finally thoughtsereaders very welcome.
According to current trends, more and more publishers are expected to support the market.
It will be very good for high school and college students.
Imagine buying all your electronics
Online books, replace 35-pound textbooks with 8 former e-readers.
Buying a good ebook reader will be a top priority during this holiday season.
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