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 (2017) review

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Our Score 8

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Amazon Kindle 2 Review

  • Easy access to new content; converts many…
  • Hard to use at times; not as stylish as the Sony…
Our Score 8.5

Sony Reader PRS-T2 Review

  • Improved screen refresh and contrast
  • Touch capability
  • microSD support
  • Facebook and Evernote support
  • Two months of battery life
  • No light-up screen
  • Higher price than competitors
  • Touch interface not as user-friendly as…
  • Screen refreshes can leave behind dirty screen
  • Must tether to PC to get updates
  • DRM book selection
Our Score 7

Sony PRS-700 Review

  • Holds 350 books; easy to use; stylish and slim
  • No wireless access; have to buy books on computer;…
Our Score 8

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

Spring Design Alex Review

  • Sharp e-ink screen, vibrant color LCD
  • Displays Web pages on the e-ink display
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Plentiful selection of free books
  • Familiar Android operating system
  • Surprisingly loud speakers
  • Currently no paid bookstore
  • Overpriced
  • No 3G available yet
  • Feels cheaper than the Nook
  • Hiss in audio, choppy YouTube playback
  • Unimpressive battery life with screen in use
  • 2.5mm headphone jack
Our Score 6.5

Amazon Kindle Fire Review

  • Easy to set up
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to explain
  • Simple design
  • Cheap price
  • Great content
  • Portable
  • No microSD, Bluetooth, camera
  • Can get oddly sluggish here and there
  • Needs more RAM
  • Small 7-inch screen
Our Score 8.5

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Review

  • Better performance than Kindle Fire
  • Bright, vivid screen
  • Nice interface built around e-book reading
  • Good battery life for a tablet
  • microSD card slot
  • Battery life can't match E-Ink e-readers
  • App selection is limited
  • Fewer multimedia features than Kindle Fire
  • No cameras or Bluetooth
Our Score 8

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review

  • Bright, high contrast screen
  • Front light
  • Battery life (2-8 weeks)
  • Improved touch interface
  • USB charging
  • DRM book selection
  • Non-compatible with other e-book stores
  • No expanded storage or microSD
Our Score 9