Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in ereaders.

Kindle Oasis review

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is the slimmest, lightest, and most radical ebook reader we’ve ever used. Is it worth the $290 price tag? Read our review to find out. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Kindle Oasis Review

  • Super slim and beautiful screen
  • Wide selection of books
  • Includes leather battery cover
  • Excellent page-turn buttons
  • 2-month battery life
  • Expensive for an ebook reader
  • You must buy your books from Amazon
  • It’s still not waterproof
Our Score 8

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 Review

  • Bright, high-res screen looks great
  • Amazon offers a huge selection of ebooks
  • Comfortable to hold while reading
  • Limited to Amazon’s library
  • Not waterproof
Our Score 8

Kindle Voyage Review

  • Great Screen
  • Slim Profile
  • Excellent overall reading ecosystem
  • Expensive
  • No expandable storage
  • More locked down ecosystem than competing readers
Our Score 9

Kobo Aura H20 Review

  • Waterproof
  • Bright screen
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Less browser-friendly store
  • Wide bezels
Our Score 8.5

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) Review

  • Comfortable design
  • Excellent display and reading light
  • Great software offerings and book extras
  • Speedy performance
  • Base price includes advertising
  • No microSD card slot
  • DRM and file format restrictions lock you to…
Our Score 9

Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight Review

  • Screen is more pixel dense with deeper contrast
  • GlowLight is brighter
  • Speedy, responsive performance
  • No physical page turn buttons
  • No improvements to the software or extras
  • No MicroSD card slot
  • Little space for non-B&N ebooks and files
  • GlowLight still uneven
Our Score 7

Kobo Aura HD Review

  • Excellent high-res screen
  • Light evenly distributed on the screen
  • Comfortable design
  • Includes browser and games
  • Design doesn't feel premium
  • Text washes out when light is at full brightness
  • Light is somewhat harsh
  • Screen doesn't respond consistently
Our Score 7

Kobo Glo Review

  • Light is evenly distributed on the screen
  • High quality E Ink display
  • Light and slim design
  • Plenty of font, size, and page design options
  • Text washes out when light is at full brightness
  • Light is somewhat harsh
  • On-device bookstore tough to navigate
Our Score 7