Amazon Kindle was introduced in to the world in the past few years with no fanfare, but now, the world of electronics and cool tech gadgets cannot do away with these e-readers. For better understanding, the Kindle would refer to books while MP3 player refers to music. Imagine electronic readers compiling the best of books and computers and combine them together to obtain a hand held book reader called the Kindle. But still, tried and true book lovers consider the old-fashioned method of reading books rather than having a small electronic reader.
On the positive side, the Kindle has slowly gaining grounds in turning old-fashioned book worms into die-hards e-reader fans. Book lovers are slowly starting to accept the idea, even with some concerning thoughts, that having an e-reader is not bad at all, considering that you have the whole library on your hand instead of having a suitcase of books when you are travelling. It would be great to imagine that wherever you travel and at any time, you can read any book you like at the mere touch of a button. There are already plans that textbooks might be replaced in the schools soon with this gadget, and in fact a school in Florida is already testing the Kindle and so far it is very well received.
Another company produced its own version called the Nook and is the closest competition of the Kindle with having similarity in their features. The price tag of each is very close but you might want to look at some differences that will make you decide which is the better choice for your need.
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The speed and battery life of the Kindle seems to be better than the Nook. Note that the Kindle has a 30-day battery life compared to the 10-day battery life of the Nook.
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At around $140 for their basic models, both the Kindle and the Nook seem to be comparable. There are more selections being offered in the Kindle, while the Nook can also download content from cities and libraries which are already electronic savvies.
With regards to the gadgets’ features, the Kindle is still on the push button level but it can access the internet all over the globe, while the Nook may have the touch screen feature, it can only access within the USA.
The Kindle is still edging out another new brand which has only a 22 day battery life compared to the 30 day battery life of the Kindle. Also, the new brand costs $950 compared to the price of the Kindle which is $240. The new brand features a large screen but can only be used in the USA, while the Kindle has accessibility in the internet worldwide even with its size.