Amazon Kindle Keyboard (with Special Offers, Wi-Fi, graphite) comparison

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (special offers, 2013)

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (special offers, 2013)
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Amazon Kindle (2012, special offers)

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Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader (Wi-Fi)

Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader (Wi-Fi)
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Price $119 at 1 store $69 at 2 stores $49 to $249 at 3 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.9 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 7 reviews 3.5 stars out of 5 reviews 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews 3.5 stars out of 63 reviews
Release date August 27, 2010 September 30, 2013 September 07, 2012 May 24, 2011
The Bottom Line The third-generation Kindle's winning combination of noteworthy upgrades--an improved screen, better battery life, lighter weight, and lower price--vaults it to the top of the e-book reader category. While the "all-new" Paperwhite may seem like an unspectacular upgrade on the surface, it's a clear improvement over the original Paperwhite and arguably the best e-reader currently available. The $69 Amazon Kindle is an excellent no-frills e-book reader for anyone who’s willing to forgo a built-in light or a touch screen. The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the 2010 Kindle.

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