23 facts in comparison
Asus Eee Reader DR900
Kobo Clara HD
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.
This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW
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.
Sony PRS 600
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.
The device can connect to WiFi.
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Users can get access to books from real libraries.
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.