Books have been the best friend to anyone since the early days. With the increasing digitalization, everyone is looking for most of the things to be in the digital format. With the speed, everyone looks for a small and compact thing so that they can make their workflow smooth and easy.
Almost all the books are available in the format of eBooks since a long time and with more and more eBook reader available to make it easy for you to read the books without carrying the big, bulky, and heavy hard copy. If you are a book lover and loves to read a book then you must get an eBook Reader, we are listing out the best eBook readers out in the market so that it can be easy for you to shortlist the best one.
1. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
This is the best eBook reader available in the market from Amazon. This reader rocks a battery life of eight weeks on a normal usage where you are reading the books on the eBook for around 6 hours a day. The Paperwhite is the latest variant in the Amazon Kindle lineup. The device rocks a sharpness of 300ppi, while the screen is just black and white the screen happens to be crispier than the earlier models, the contrast is higher and the screen is made up of anti-glare coating which will help you read in direct sunlight.
The Kindle is heavy weighing at half a pond especially when you need to carry the kindle daily in your bag. The internal storage of the Kindle is 4GB which is enough to store over a thousand books, but if you need a bigger portfolio then there is no space of increasing the same. If you keep the device connected to the internet then it showcases you ads while reading the books which can be irritating at times.
2. Amazon Kindle oasis
This is the best eBook reader that you can buy, although this one is a bit more costly when compared to the Kindle Paperwhite. Many e-book lovers quote this version of Kindle as the Rolls Royce of e-readers as it comes with the best of the ergonomic design which even have three different dedicated buttons with which you can turn the pages, and the e-book is also backlit in case you need to read in the dark.
Talking about the specifications the device is having a screen size of 7 – inches which comes with 300 ppi of pixel density. The device is sleek and is .13” slimmest due to its tapered design. The device is also waterproof with IPX8 certification where you can keep the device inside water for over 60 minutes. This makes it easy for you to read the books during rainy seasons. Battery life of the device varies and can last up to 8 weeks with 1 hour of daily reading. There is an 8GB of onboard storage but can keep syncing the books with the WiFi connectivity.
3. Amazon Fire HD
This e-book reader is a great way to read and hear your books, say for example you are reading a book and you get tired then you can easily use the listen to feature on this ebook reader so that you can easily listen while you are resting. This eBook reader doesn’t have an e ink display but it comes with a color display hence it can be really tiring to read the book on this unit.
The advantage of this reader that it connects to the internet via WiFi and hence once you are done with reading you can even browse the internet with the help of the tablet. The device comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and has a 1280 x 800 HD display with a sharpness of over 189ppi, which is a bit lacking for e-book standards.
4. Kobo Aura H2- Waterproof EReader
If you like reading books wherever you go then this is the best eBook reader available for you. With this reader, you can even read on the beaches while taking a sunbath. The reader is IP67 compliant which translates that you can take this up to a depth of 1 meter for 30 mins. Although you must not read this underwater still in case if it is dropped in the water it can survive.
The e-reader comes with a 6.8 inch unit on the front which is of resolution 1430 x 1080 and has a 265dpi. The display uses a Carta E Ink technology which is the same which is used in the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. The particular device we are talking about can easily be carried in the pocket due to its dimensions. Here you can download any amount of eBooks from the Google Books store which is having the largest free epubs collection over the internet.
5. Barnes and Noble Nook Glowlight Plus
The device with the funky name comes with a small 6 – inch display which is an E – ink unit. The device is backlit and comes with a 300 PPI of pixel density. These units and technology hold it well over the kindles. This device is also a waterproofed unit and hence you can take it inside the bathroom and even to the beaches.
One of the lacking points of this device is that it supports only PDFs and epubs but doesn’t support the Amazon Mobi format which makes it difficult for you to read the Amazon’s Kindle books. You can even install a custom software on this unit as it comes with Android 4.4 installed and hence customizing can be done easily.
These are some of the best eBook readers which are available over the internet, if you find any other eBook Reader which is as good as the one listed above then do let us know in the comment section below, also comment which is the best one you liked from the above in the comments.