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

Kindle Oasis (2019) review

It’s 2019, and Amazon’s latest Kindle Oasis still comes with a Micro USB charging port over USB-C. But that’s just about our only complaint with the ebook reader, which is Amazon’s best yet. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Kindle Oasis (2019) Review

  • Excellent screen that’s perfectly readable…
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Color-adjustable front light allows for better…
  • Good performance
  • IPX8 water resistance
  • No USB Type-C charging port
  • User interface could use a visual refresh
Our Score 9

Amazon Kindle (2019) Review

  • Affordable
  • Lightweight, easy to hold with one hand
  • Adjustable front light
  • Long battery life
  • Smart features while reading, like X-Ray
  • Screen isn’t very sharp
  • No auto brightness, blue-light filter
  • No water resistance
Our Score 8

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018) Review

  • New IPX8 water-resistant design is great for tubs…
  • Access to massive bookstore
  • Good battery life
  • Bluetooth connectivity for audiobooks
  • Cannot customize page-turn gestures
  • No option to adjust color temperature
Our Score 8

Kobo Forma Review

  • Crisp, large display
  • Display lighting adjusts to environment
  • Intuitive user interface with in-depth reading…
  • Overdrive integration allows checking out books…
  • Build quality feels cheap
  • Home button is spongy and in awkward location
Our Score 8

Kobo Clara HD Review

  • Excellent battery life
  • ComfortLight Pro removes blue light
  • High-res screen offers crisp text and…
  • Activity mode provides detailed information on…
  • Pocket integration makes reading articles offline…
  • Lacks Overdrive integration found on other Kobo…
  • Not water resistant
Our Score 9

Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 Review

  • Looks and feels sleek
  • Light-weight
  • Holds a large amount of files
  • Feels smooth to write on
  • No mobile app support
  • Limited features
  • High price tag
Our Score 6

Boox Max 2 Review

  • Beautiful E Ink screens
  • Plenty of power and storage
  • Second screen feature
  • Excellent stylus for note taking
  • Slim and lightweight bodies
  • Expensive
  • Niche appeal

Kindle Oasis (2017) Review

  • Waterproof
  • Slim and beautiful design
  • Improved, 6-week battery life
  • More personalization options
  • Expensive
  • Heavier than its predecessor
Our Score 8