Battery life is outstanding in both cases ... though Amazon's is estimated at much higher
Charging is rare, but this is what to expect when you do need to power-up
Though it's a bit longer, the Kindle Paperwhite is smaller in every other dimension
The sharper, more evenly-lit display is a huge advantage for the Kindle
Amazon cut some corners in order to slap that $119 price tag on the Paperwhite
Internal storage is equal, but the methods of expansion differ
The Nook is lighter than the Paperwhite
Amazon offers a (more expensive) option with free 3G
Which of the two glowing eReaders comes out ahead?
While Apple dominates the tablet market with its iPad, there are two big names competing for your dollars in the dedicated e-book realm: Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook. Both have been around for several generations, and have closely followed each others' footsteps. This year both product lines saw a long-anticipated upgrade: backlit displays. This tech allows for easier reading in low-lit conditions, which was long the Achilles heel of e-readers. So how do Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite and Barnes & Noble's Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight stack up?
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