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.
While the "all-new" Paperwhite may seem like an unspectacular upgrade on the surface, it's a clear improvement over the original Paperwhite and arguably the best e-reader currently available.
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).
The smartphone with a low-power screen on the back is back, but it ain't cheap.
Sure, e-ink looks good on your Kindle. But it looks even better in the ClockOne, a wall clock thinner than a pencil that weighs only 5 pounds.
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.
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.
Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.
Listings for the Kindle Voyage indicate Amazon is planning to offer the device in the next couple of months. It could come with a 6-inch screen and a new way to move to the next page.