How to find the top wireless book reader.
Books are becoming a thing of the past with the availability of the wireless book reader. A wireless book reader is m produced on, published by, and readable on computers or other digital devices. “These other digital devices” used to be restricted to computers, PDA’s or Smart Phones, but the invention of the wireless book reader has made for a new reading experience.
When searching for a wireless book reader, there are many things to consider. A review of the top wireless book readers will help inform and educate you about which e-reader is right for you.
Possibly the most well-known book reader, the Kindle is the most popular wireless book reader in the world, mainly due to its producer being Amazon. It is estimated that over 3 million Kindles have been sold since December 2009. The Kindle has several popular versions with the newest version being deemed the “Kindle 3.” The newer Kindle devices have wireless Internet capabilities and utilize the same high-speed data network (EVDO) as advanced cell phones. Users of the Kindle can bookmark, highlight, and look up content on the digital screen. They are able to “dog-ear” or fold the page corners to remember a place and take notes or make references on the page. The device has menu options that allow users to do a number of different tasks, and the kit comes with the inclusion of the Oxford-American Dictionary. The newer versions of the Kindle are sleek and stylish, so they are attractive to the eye while being useful for reading. They have an “electronic-paper” display that provides a sharp, high-resolution screen that supposedly looks and reads like real paper. At a cost ranging from $139.00- $359.00 there is a Kindle designed to fit most budgets.
Barnes and Noble Nook
Produced and sold by the world’s most famous book store, the Barnes and Noble Nook eReader is a good wireless book reader. It prides itself on being approximately the same size and weight as a standard paperback book with many of the same capabilities as more expensive e-readers. The Nook downloads books in seconds, that can be purchased through Barnes and Noble, and receives free wireless from the same AT&T connection that is available in Barnes and Noble book stores. It has a built-in MP3 player with applications similar to a smart phone.
Sony is a reputable company with the most years of experience in the wireless book reader world. With the implementation of several models of a well-priced e-Reader, Sony is becoming a top-seller with similar success as the Kindle and the Nook. A Sony eReader can be purchased for as little as $200 with the advanced model running $400. The Sony eReader has a set of features that other eReaders are still trying to duplicate with the most attractive aspect being the open format that allows the owner to buy their ebooks and own them. Most other wireless readers are locked, but Sony lets the user keep the books that they purchase. Secondly, Sony has partnered with Google which gives a user access to the entire Google Books library. The Sony eReader will interface with a user’s library through a service called OverDrive, which allows for free access to hundreds of books. Sony attempts to outdo not mimic their competition with the creation of their eReaders.
If you are considering converting your book library into a small personal device, these wireless book readers are the best available. Upon research, you will find that other eReaders are on the market, but when it comes to quality, reputation, and affordability, these are truly the top three wireless book readers for the money.