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E-readers

Kobo Glo
REVIEW

Kobo Glo

The Kobo Glo is an excellent Kindle alternative, especially for readers seeking EPUB compatibility and international options.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Nov. 21, 2012
3.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Amazon Kindle (2012)
REVIEW

Amazon Kindle ( 2012)

The $69 Amazon Kindle is an excellent no-frills e-book reader for anyone who’s willing to forgo a built-in light or a touch screen.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Nov. 13, 2012
Kobo Vox (green)
REVIEW

Kobo Vox ( green)

While it's relatively affordable, the Kobo Vox is a truly unexceptional Android tablet, with nothing to recommend it over the identically priced Kindle Fire.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on Dec. 13, 2011
Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1WC (white)
REVIEW

Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1WC ( white)

While there's no compelling reason to buy it over the Kindle Touch, the Sony Reader Wi-Fi is a very solid e-reader.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Oct. 17, 2011
Kobo eReader Touch Edition (silver)
REVIEW

Kobo eReader Touch Edition ( silver)

Though the Kobo eReader Touch Edition doesn't quite measure up to the Nook Touch or the Kindle, it's a respectable and affordable touch-screen e-reader with a lot of pluses.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Jun. 16, 2011
Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader (Wi-Fi)
REVIEW

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader ( Wi-Fi)

The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the 2010 Kindle.

4 stars Editors' rating on May. 31, 2011
4.3 stars User rating out of 8 votes
Barnes & Noble Nook Color
REVIEW

Barnes & Noble Nook Color

Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a capable color touch-screen e-book reader that offers much of the functionality of an Android tablet for half the price of an iPad.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Nov. 15, 2010
2 stars User rating out of 14 votes
Barnes & Noble Nook (Wi-Fi)
REVIEW

Barnes & Noble Nook ( Wi-Fi)

The Nook Wi-Fi doesn't quite measure up to the Kindle in terms of design and overall performance, but it's a worthy alternative if you're looking for a more open e-reader that supports the EPUB format.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Jun. 24, 2010
Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 (blue)
REVIEW

Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 ( blue)

While Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 has a basic feature set, its $200 price tag, compact size, and Epub file compatibility make it an appealing e-book reader.

3 stars Editors' rating on Sep. 8, 2009
Sony PRS-500 Portable Reader System
REVIEW

Sony PRS-500 Portable Reader System

Though the Sony PRS-500 Portable Reader System is an impressive platform for reading e-books and other documents, the price and availability of compatible "books" makes it a tougher sell.

3 stars Editors' rating on Jun. 28, 2007