Touch screen E-readers

Sony Reader PRS-T2
REVIEW

Sony Reader PRS-T2 ( red)

The Sony PRS-T2 is a perfectly good touch-screen e-reader whose only sin is that it doesn't have any competitive advantages over Amazon's and Barnes & Noble's e-readers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 29, 2012
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
REVIEW

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

With an excellent built-in light and Amazon's best-in-class e-book selection, the Kindle Paperwhite rises to the top of the e-reader pack.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 6, 2012
Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight
REVIEW

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight sets the standard for e-ink e-readers going forward and is well worth the extra money if you do a lot of nighttime reading.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 23, 2012
3.4 stars User rating out of 14 votes
Kobo Vox
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 December 13, 2011
Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1WC
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 October 17, 2011
Kobo eReader Touch Edition
REVIEW

Kobo eReader Touch Edition ( lavender)

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 June 16, 2011
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader
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
Sony Reader Daily Edition PRS-950SC
REVIEW

Sony Reader Daily Edition PRS-950SC ( silver)

Sony's flagship e-reader, the Daily Edition PRS-950, is a capable, well-designed e-reader that offers both Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity--but at $300, it's too expensive.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 3, 2011
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
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 November 15, 2010
2 stars User rating out of 14 votes
Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-650PC
REVIEW

Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-650PC ( red)

The Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-650 is a slick e-book reader that's anchored by an impressive and easy-to-use touch interface, but the glaring omission of wireless connectivity will be a deal-killer for many--especially at this price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 8, 2010