Good device, but too pricey
I purchased my jetBook color with Color E ink screen several months ago on Ectaco website and really like how it works.
It has many nice features, has support for most popular formats and comes preloaded with many linguistic apps.
It has dictionaries for many languages and microSD card support.
I recommend this product for people who love long time reading and focus on education.
Easy to use
I purchased this eReader on a whim. I knew nothing about it, but when I found it at a perfect price I could not say no to I scooped it up. At first I was worried I may have been taken to the cleaners after paying $40 for mine. Admittedly, this company does not promote the product that well. I thought I heard of all the eReaders and saw almost all of them in my research for the perfect one. However, I went home and did a search on the eReader and found out I got it for a steal.
Good, but not perfect
If you plan to read technical books, math, physics, software development, etc.. and those books have diagrams/images. This is your choice. Even when the publishers of those books provide low quality graphics/images as part of their 'for Kindle' edition, they are better viewed on this device than the smaller Kindle 2 version. I don't regret this purchase at this price. I would and do recommend it for it's quality, service, and price.
9.7in screen makes all the difference
Spend time with the 9.7in Kindle DX and your won't ever want to go back to a 6in e-book reader but blimey you've to pay a hefty price to be paid for such luxury. If money is no object, you won't regret the outlay, but you may want to consider waiting to see if the arrival of Apple's iPad causes Amazon to re-think its pricing strategy.
Comfortable to handle
The Amazon Kindle DX is not so much a revolutionary new addition to Amazon's product line as it is a perhaps useful niche product for academia. And it's too early to tell whether Amazon will be able to penetrate the market enough with its dedicated e-book reader to make it an everyday item for most people - or whether less specialised products such as the iPhone or even an Apple netbook will predominate.
Large display and native PDF support
Size matters, and the Kindle DX, despite lacking all the bells and whistles of full PDF support and a print-style layout for periodicals, makes for a better reading experience than the Kindle 2 and 6" Sony Readers. Granted, it's less portable-- if you're buying an ebook reader for plane trips or lunchtime reading where you can whip it out of your purse, then the 6" model makes more sense.
Larger screen and more storage
In the end, we're just not sure Amazon put enough thought into the Kindle DX to justify the launch hype -- fundamentally, it really is just a Kindle 2 with a larger screen and more storage, and while that means the core experience of simply reading a book is somewhat more pleasant, all of the Kindle 2's limitations are still front and center, and in some ways made worse.
Perfect for school
I bought this for my students to use in school. I love the fact that it is NOT WiFi or 3G connected, so they can not use class time on internet game sites. It comes loaded with all the classics I use in my class, and I can add works to it via USB from my computer. Every student should have one of these for school or college.
Compatible with many eBook formats
Libre is a basic e-Reader, but it does the job of being a basic e-Reader well. It lacks extras like Wi-Fi, 3G, a QWERTY keyboard, an e-ink display, apps and games. But, when it comes down to it, the extras aren't necessarily why you buy an e-Reader. You buy it for its ease of use, a nice screen, a good form factor, and a variety of supported file formats, and good battery life. At the end of the day, that's what makes Libre a capable e-Reader contender.
Easy to use
As a starter e-reader, the Libre isn't a bad deal. It's not the slickest device around, but it's relatively cheap, easy to use, and will have you up and reading within minutes of taking it out of the box. For many consumers, that might be all they need to take the dive into digital reading.
Great little reader with some unexpected surprises
If you want a device that is portable and only for reading this is perfect. If you like news and magazine then with calibre it is simple the best thing on the market. However, if you want more options, like music or downloading via 3G than Kindle is the way to go (but you'll never ever get a free newspaper or magazine!).
Packed with features
Like the Ectaco Jetbook and the Jetbook Lite , the Ectaco Jetbook Mini is designed to be a book-lover's pocketable reading companion. If there's any truth to the clich that great things come in small packages, the Ectaco Jetbook Mini might be it. The device may just be the size of your palm, but it is packed with features that make reading more pleasurable. Fans of Ectaco eReaders will also love the distinctive look and $99 price, the lightest on the market.
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