While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we at CNET can enthusiastically recommend is actually pretty short.
Amazon debuts two new e-ink readers for 2014: the high-end Voyage and the new entry-level touch-screen Kindle.
Barnes & Noble finally has a new e-reader with a sharper 300dpi e-ink display, capacitive touch screen, built-in ambient light and full waterproofing for $129.99.
As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble's new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality.
CNET takes a first look at Amazon's trio of new e-ink Kindles for 2011: the entry-level Kindle ($79), the Kindle Touch ($99), and the Kindle Touch 3G ($149).
CNET editors' top holiday e-ink reader picks for 2011.
Barnes & Noble's new e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as the Kindle PaperWhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme.
The third-generation Paperwhite looks identical to the previous model but now sports the same high-resolution E Ink display found in the step-up Kindle Voyage.
Sony Japan has announced the biggest E Ink reader to hit the market, with a 13.3-inch flexible display.
E-ink device will feature a 6.8-inch screen that offers the "highest-resolution display available in an e-reader today."