Top 5 eBook readers

Our favourite eBook readers from Sony, Kogan, Amazon, Openmoko and Spring Design

eBooks are electronic devices that display text and other media on portable, digital displays. They make an ideal companion for avid readers, with the ability to store thousands of books at one time. Here are five of the best eBook readers currently on the market, from the Sony Reader Touch Edition to the Amazon Kindle DX.

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Spring Design Alex eReader

The Alex doesn't have the polish or broad functionality of the iPad, and the user interface is also much less intuitive. On the other hand the Alex is smaller, lighter and has way better battery life. If the Alex were to come down somewhat in price, get PDF support and provide Android Market access, it would be far more competitive.

  • Review Date:
  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 2nd July, 2010
  • Mark Gibbs
  • Spring Design
  • Rating:
  • Price:
  • 4.00
  • $ 475.00
  • Pros:
  • Good battery life, innovative design
  • Cons:
  • Quite expensive, lack of support for Android Marketplace
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