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.
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).
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.
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.
The 1.73-inch screen supports a resolution of 320X240 pixels with 16 greyscale levels.
The online retail giant acquires Liquavista, a screen tech company that made a splash at the 2011 CES with its color e-reader.
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.