Holiday gift guide: eBook readers

A shortlist of great eBook readers for Christmas from Kogan, Sony, Borders and Amazon

eBook readers are one of the hottest Christmas gifts around. These electronic devices 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 some of the most popular eBook readers released this year, including models from Kogan, Sony, Amazon, Borders and Apple.

To read our full, in-depth review, click on the photo of each product.

Looking for the best eBook reader? Before you buy an Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad or Sony reader check out our eBook reader comparison guide to find out the best features you should compare.

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Amazon Web Services Kindle DX

The Amazon Kindle DX's bigger screen results in a better overall reading experience, but the trade-off is a much larger device and this won't suit everyone. It is a very similar device to the original Kindle and which one you choose will depend on personal preference.

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  • 1st Feb., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Amazon Web Services
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  • Pros:
  • Extra large e-ink display
  • Impressive build quality and battery life
  • Wireless access to Kindle Store via Whispernet
  • Cons:
  • Larger size won't suit everyone
  • Closed content model
  • Books are more expensive than in the US
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