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Consumer Reports Reviews E-book readers

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert E-book reader reviews. We review different types of E-book readers. Our E-book reader reviews will help you decide what E-book reader is best for you.

Consumer Reports E-book reader reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our E-book reader ratings where you will see our E-book reader reviews on File support, Touch screen, Navigation, Versatility, Page turn, Viewable display size (in.), Claimed battery life, Responsiveness and Readability. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of E-book readers that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the E-book reader you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the E-book reader's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a E-book reader. We also have up to date E-book reader blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and E-book reader news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

E-book reader Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsAmazon Kindle with Special Offers Reviews
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Amazon Kindle with Special Offers
Type: 6- to 7-inch display e-book readers
Summary: A 6-inch e-book reader with a monochrome Pearl E-Ink display . It comes with 2GB of memory. It uses buttons for navigation and has Wi-Fi for buying e-books.
 
 
The Amazon Kindle with Special Offers E-book reader has the following features: HxWxD (in.), Weight (oz.), Warranty -- parts, Warranty -- labor, E-book store, Library loaning, Unsecured e-book formats, DRM e-book formats, Other document formats, Notes stay with e-book, Clippings stay with e-book, Wi-Fi, Internal memory (GB), Music formats, Photo formats and Removable memory type.
ratingsKobo Aura HD Reviews
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Kobo Aura HD
Type: 6- to 7-inch display e-book readers
Summary: A 6.7-inch e-book reader with a monochrome Pearl E-Ink Clarity display with a built-in light. It comes with 4GB of memory. It uses touchscreen navigation and has Wi-Fi for buying e-books.
 
 
The Kobo Aura HD E-book reader has the following features: HxWxD (in.), Weight (oz.), Warranty -- parts, Warranty -- labor, E-book store, Library loaning, Unsecured e-book formats, DRM e-book formats, Other document formats, Wi-Fi, Internal memory (GB), Photo formats, Removable memory type and Number of memory card slots.
ratingsEctaco jetBook mini Reviews
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Ectaco jetBook mini
Type: 5-inch or smaller display e-book readers
Summary: A 5-inch e-book reader with a monochrome reflective LCD display . It comes with 1.2GB of memory. It uses buttons for navigation and lacks wireless for buying e-books.
 
 
The Ectaco jetBook mini E-book reader has the following features: HxWxD (in.), Weight (oz.), Warranty -- parts, Warranty -- labor, E-book store, Unsecured e-book formats, DRM e-book formats, Internal memory (GB), Removable memory type and Number of memory card slots.
ratingsKobo Mini Reviews
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Kobo Mini
Type: 5-inch or smaller display e-book readers
Summary: A 4.9-inch e-book reader with a monochrome E-ink display . It comes with 2GB of memory. It uses touchscreen navigation and has Wi-Fi for buying e-books.
 
 
The Kobo Mini E-book reader has the following features: HxWxD (in.), Weight (oz.), Warranty -- parts, Warranty -- labor, E-book store, Library loaning, Unsecured e-book formats, DRM e-book formats, Other document formats, Wi-Fi, Internal memory (GB), Photo formats, Removable memory type and Number of memory card slots.
ratingsAmazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G with Special Offers (2nd Gen) Reviews
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G with Special Offers (2nd Gen)
Type: 6- to 7-inch display e-book readers
Summary: A 6-inch e-book reader with a monochrome Paperwhite display with a built-in light. It comes with 2GB of memory. It uses touchscreen navigation and has both cellular 3G and Wi-Fi for buying e-books.
 
 
The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G with Special Offers (2nd Gen) E-book reader has the following features: HxWxD (in.), Weight (oz.), Warranty -- parts, Warranty -- labor, E-book store, Library loaning, Unsecured e-book formats, DRM e-book formats, Other document formats, Notes stay with e-book, Clippings stay with e-book, Wi-Fi, Cellular 3G, 3G carrier, Internal memory (GB), Photo formats, Removable memory type and Number of memory card slots.