E-book reader reviews

All our e-book reader reviews -- Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iPad and others

If you're looking to divest yourself of an extensive dead-tree book collection, there's no better way than buying an e-book reader and investing in some e-books. Depending on your tastes and preferences you can buy any of a large number of e-readers, so read through our list and pick your favourite.

Check out our show-down of the top three e-readers — the Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle and Nook Colour.

Read our e-book buying guide.

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Apple iPad

The iPad isn't magical, as much as Apple wants you to believe this is the case. It is, however, a very entertaining device that’s currently being held back by a lack of content and a number of missing features. The iPad will only get better and will ultimately succeed off the back of Apple's existing application and content ecosystem.

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  • 26th May, 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Apple
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  • Pros:
  • Design, outstanding screen, App Store, excellent battery life, impressive performance, works with existing iPhone apps, great digital photo frame
  • Cons:
  • Holding and typing is awkward, display smudges easily, screen almost impossible to see in direct sunlight, no USB port, no SD card reader, no camera, Web browser doesn't support Flash, currently limited content
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