eReader Comparison


eReader Device Size (in inches) Price (in USD) Formats Comments
Kindle DX 9.7″ $489 Kindle (AZW), PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC natively, HTML, DOC, RTF Targeted at professionals & university students
Kindle (International version) 6″ $259 Kindle (AZW and TOPAZ), PRC/MOBI (non DRM), TXT, MP3, Audible (format 4, Audible Enhanced (AAX)), MP3 Targeted mainly at trade book readers
Sony PRS-600 6″ $299 BBeB (LRF/LRX), PDF, EPUB, TXT, RTF, JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, MP3, AAC E-Ink display with touch screen
B&N’s Nook 9.7″ $259 eReader, PDF, ePUB, PalmDOC (PDB), MP3, JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG WiFi; Ability to “lend” e-books to another Nook user for up to 14 days
Apple iPhone (with e-book app) 3.5″ Starts at $99 Stanza, eReader, Kindle for iPhone Smaller screen unlike dedicated devices; Useful for occasional reading
iRex Digital Reader 1000 10.2″ $749 PDF, HTML, TXT, JPG, BMP, PNG, PRC/MOBI, DJVU E-Ink display with touch screen
Cybook Gen3 6″ $350 OEB-XHTML, TXT, HTML, PDF (non DRM), PRC/MOBI, JPG, GIF, PNG, MP3 One of the pioneers in this segment
PocketBook 301 plus 6″ $360 FB2, TXT, PDF, DJVU, RTF, HTML, PRC, CHM, EPUB, DOC, TCR, JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, MP3, ZIP Comes with a set of mini-games, notes, photos, calendar & the ability to read RSS
Fujitsu FLEPia 8″ $1000 PDF, TXT, HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, XMDF eBook and images of all types 260,000 color e-ink display. Currently sold only in Japan
Plastic Logic QUE 10.7″ NA PDF, ePUB, DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TEXT, HTML, JPEG, PNG, BMP Designed for business professionals; Ability to edit spread sheets, Word docs, presentations

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