69points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

52points

Tolino Shine

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Tolino Shine

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine
69
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52
points

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than Tolino Shine?

  • Has a white e-paper display
  • Is self-lit
  • Has dictionary
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 6mm shorter
    169mmvs175mm
  • 0.7mm thinner
    9mmvs9.7mm
  • Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
  • 4h shorter charge time
    4hvs8h

Why is Tolino Shine better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • 2GB more internal storage
    4GBvs2GB
  • 30g lighter
    183gvs213g

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

213g

183g

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

2.height

169mm

175mm

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

3.thickness

9mm

9.7mm

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

4.has a QWERTY keyboard
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Kobo Aura

Display

1.Has a white e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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
Tolino Shine

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 an e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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

4.has a touch screen
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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

5.screen size

6"

6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6.number of screen shades

16

16

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

16

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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

4GB

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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
Tolino Shine

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

3.Has WiFi
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has a cellular module
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi + Cellular 32GB

Battery

1.charge time

4h

8h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony PRS T2

2h

2.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

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

3

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
Tolino Shine

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

4.supports text-to-speech
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

5.has a flash
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Tolino Shine

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Iriver Story

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