The best e-readers in the world - reviewed

We've scanned our eyes over countless virtual books to find the best e-reader around
The best e-readers in the world - reviewed

Still reading paper books or, even worse, reading on a phone or tablet? What are you playing at? Everyone else has been virtually thumbing through books on Kindle for years now, and for good reason. 

There’s no eyestrain, nothing that’ll clutter up your house, and an e-reader lets you carry hundreds of book around with you. You’ve probably heard this all before, right? 

But do you know which are the very best e-readers you can buy right now? You will if you keep reading...

Kindle Paperwhite in figures Screen: 6in E Ink Carta 212ppi with front light • Battery: Up to eight weeks normal use • Connectivity: Wi-Fi (optional 3G) • Storage: 4GB • Dimensions: 165 x 127 x 11mm

Kindle Voyage in figures Screen: 6in E Ink Carta 300ppi with front light • Battery: Six weeks normal use • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, optional 3G • Storage: 4GB • Dimensions: 162 x 115 x 7.6 mm, 180g

Kobo Aura H20 in figures Screen: 6.8in E Ink Carta 265ppi with front light • Battery: Up to eight weeks normal use • Connectivity: Wi-Fi • Storage: 4GB with microSD • Dimensions: 179 x 129 x 9.7mm, 233g

Kindle in figures Screen: 6in E Ink Pearl 167ppi • Battery: Four week normal use • Connectivity: Wi-Fi • Storage: 4GB • Dimensions: 169 x 119 x 10.2 mm, 191g

Nook GlowLight in figures Screen: 6in E Ink Carta 212ppi with front light • Battery: Up to eight weeks normal use • Connectivity: Wi-Fi • Storage: 4GB • Dimensions: 165 x 127 x 11mm

Bookeen Cybook Ocean in figures Screen: 8in E Paper 160ppi with light • Battery: Four week normal use • Connectivity: Wi-Fi • Storage: 4GB, with microSD • Dimensions: 196 x 150 x 7 mm