An added benefit is that Kobo ebook readers are compatible with a wider range of file types than Kindle, and Kobo’s own library of ebooks is more comprehensive these days.
It’s now rare to find a hot new best-seller that is on Amazon but not on Kobo.
What is the difference between a Kobo and Kindle?
The Kindle is by far the sharpest and clearest of the two screens and appears to have higher contrast – the difference between the surface and the text makes the Kindle look black and white, whereas the Kobo has text that appears grey.
Which Kobo is the best to buy?
Top 7 Best Ebook Readers 2019
|E-Reader Name||Built-in Light|
|Kindle Paperwhite (Editor’s Choice)||Adjustable||2019’s Best E-Reader to Buy|
|Kobo Aura H2O||Adjustable||Best Waterproof Ereader|
|Kindle Voyage||Auto-adjust||Best Device for Avid Readers (Discontinued but still available)|
|Kobo Aura One||Auto-adjust||Best Ereader For the Eye|
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What is the best e reader to buy?
Here are the best ebook readers and Kindles in 2019:
- Best ebook reader overall: Kindle Oasis.
- Best 8-inch ebook reader: Kobo Forma.
- Best waterproof ebook reader: Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2.
- Best waterproof mid-range Kindle: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite.
- Best budget Kindle: Amazon’s cheapest Kindle.
Is Kindle 2018 worth it?
Verdict. The 2018 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is about as simple and refined as a standard ebook reader can get. It’s not worth upgrading without reason from the 2015 model, but if you want a simple, dedicated e-reader, the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite is about as good as you can get.