Wi-Fi E-readers

Sony Reader PRS-T2 (white)
REVIEW

Sony Reader PRS-T2 ( white)

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

MSRP: $199.00

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight
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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 (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 December 13, 2011

MSRP: $249.99

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 October 17, 2011

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Iriver Story HD
REVIEW

Iriver Story HD

The Iriver Story HD is a decent e-reader for fans of Google Books, but it's tough to recommend over its identically priced competitors, which offer touch screens and 3G.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 27, 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
Kobo Wireless eReader (WiFi, lilac)
REVIEW

Kobo Wireless eReader ( WiFi, lilac)

Though the Kobo Wireless eReader is a serviceable e-book reader with built-in Wi-Fi, it's worth spending the extra money to get the Kindle or the Nook instead.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on January 24, 2011

MSRP: $139.00

Barnes & Noble Nook Color
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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
Amazon Kindle Keyboard (with Special Offers, Wi-Fi, graphite)
REVIEW

Amazon Kindle Keyboard ( with Special Offers, Wi-Fi, graphite)

The third-generation Kindle's winning combination of noteworthy upgrades--an improved screen, better battery life, lighter weight, and lower price--vaults it to the top of the e-book reader category.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 22, 2010
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote