Quick Answer: Is Apple IPad Good For Reading?

Unlimited apps and e-reader integration make iPads great e-readers.

Recently rumors started floating around that Apple will announce two updates to its iPad line: a new iPad Mini and a regular 10” iPad.

Though not the optimal e-reader option, iPads are still one of the most handy devices for on-the-go users.

Is iPad good for reading?

The iPad is great for reading but a Kindle is a better option. It is better in bright settings and has a light for reading in the dark. E ink is also easier on the eyes then even a retina LCD screen.

Which iPad is best for reading?


Barnes & Noble NOOK GlowLight Plus E-Reader6″$120
Kobo Aura ONE E-Reader7.8″$220
Amazon Fire 77″$50
Apple iPad Mini 47.9″$395

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Is it bad for eyes to read books on iPad?

Choose a Kindle if you care for your eyes

An iPad, just like any other device with an LCD color display (not only tablets but also phones) emits light directly into your eyes. Eye strain. It may not happen if you use an iPad for half an hour, but you’ll definitely feel eye fatigue after reading a book all Sunday.

Is Kindle better than iPad for reading?

Even the smaller versions of the iPad such as the iPad Air and iPad mini tend to be a bit clunky for reading. My iPhone is obviously better as an e-reader than the iPad Pro since it is smaller and easier to hold, but even the iPhone has its drawbacks when it comes to ebooks.