Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3GTolino Shine
Top 11%40 points
Top 11%
Top 40%27 points
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49 e-readers
5.87" - 6.3"
NaN% of all e-readersYes
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screen size
internal storage
supported file types
has an external memory slot
6"
6"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW
10.2"
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G vs Tolino Shine: 25 facts in comparison

1. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
73% have it
34
0

2. Has a white e-paper display

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
15% have it
32
0

3. thickness

0.6mm thinner.
9.1mm
Aluratek LIBRE PRO eBook Reader: 0.95mm
9.7mm
30
0

4. weight

39g lighter.
222g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g
183g
30
0

5. volume

8.64% less body volume.
179.9cm³
Sony PRS 350: 120.64cm³
196.91cm³
30
0

6. is self-lit

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
25% have it
30
0

7. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
92% have it
29
0

8. height

6mm shorter.
169mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm
175mm
29
0

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
64% have it
29
0

10. Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
70% have it
28
0

11. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"
6"
28
0

12. resolution

0% higher resolution.
758 x 1024px
Kobo Aura HD: 1200 x 1440px
758 x 1024px
28
0

13. internal storage

2GB more internal storage.
2GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB
4GB
28
0

14. number of screen shades

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.
16
Noox NOOK Simple Touch™: 16
16
27
0

15. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
12% have it
27
0

16. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
52% have it
27
0

17. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
66% have it
27
0

18. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
62% have it
26
0

19. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
67% have it
26
0

20. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4h
Sony PRS T2: 2h
8h
26
0

21. width

1mm narrower.
117mm
Kobo Mini: 102mm
116mm
26
0

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
69% have it
26
0

23. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
14
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37
3
25
0

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Tolino Shine
25
0

25. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
88% have it
25
0

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