Are You Wondering Which Ebook Reader to Get?

Are You Wondering Which Ebook Reader to Get?

Range Govindan
Sep 24, 2009

Fall is here and students are back in school. Ebook readers are here to stay and they embody the modern reinterpretation of books The Kindle isn't the only good ebook reader available anymore. Sony and iRex are about to get into the market as well with their own products. How does the Kindle compare to them? What are the features that set each of them apart? Read on to find out more.

Ebook readers are convenient. The way that they are made and the functionality that you can get out of them is simply extraordinary. They are perfect to browse books on and to consult them when it's physically impossible to have all those books with you. Using them in the kitchen to check out recipes is also pretty neat. You can subscribe to the New York Times or a bunch of other newspapers and magazines and receive them daily on your ebook reader without having to worry about getting the paper. You can browse gigantic online libraries and get the books that you want sent to you ebook reader. Sounds pretty cool, right?

Well, Amazon isn't the only one in the market anymore. Both Sony and iRex have jumped into it with their own e-ink machines. But how do their compare to the new Kindle or the Kindle DX? You don't have to worry, because we found the perfect tool to help you decide which ebook reader to get. It's comes via Crunchgear. They published this handy chart which details all of the pros and cons of each device.

The iRex will be launched in October and has a touchscreen. iRex is a spin-off from Dutch giant Philips. Even though the iRex DR800SG will be their first launched in the North American market, they are well-known in Europe for their ebook readers. The Sony will be available in December. Both of those new ebook readers will cost about $400.

[via Crunchgear]

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