69points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

76points

PocketBook Touch

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs PocketBook Touch

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch
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76
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Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than PocketBook Touch?

  • Has a white e-paper display
  • Is self-lit
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 6mm shorter
    169mmvs175mm
  • 0.5mm thinner
    9mmvs9.5mm

Why is PocketBook Touch better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 6 more file types supported
    19vs13
  • 18g lighter
    195gvs213g
  • Has a cellular module
  • Has an accelerometer
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports text-to-speech

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

213g

195g

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

2.height

169mm

175mm

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

3.thickness

9mm

9.5mm

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

4.has a QWERTY keyboard
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.Has a white e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.

2.is self-lit
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.

3.has a anti-reflection coating
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

4.pixel density

212ppi

167ppi

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

300ppi

5.Has an e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.

6.has a touch screen
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

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.

2.internal storage

2GB

2GB

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

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.

2.has a search browser
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

3.Has WiFi
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has a cellular module
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

PocketBook PocketBook 360 Plus

Features

1.supported file types

13

19

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

2.has dictionary
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

3.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

4.supports text-to-speech
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

6.has an accelerometer
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
PocketBook Touch

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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