E-reader (Generic)

This is not a page for a specific "E-reader". It is a placeholder for the many E-reader that are out on the market. Because there are so many of them, and they are easy to find by doing an internet search, we do not attempt to include them in our database. See the More Information section for suggested search terms to use.

Product Description: 

Allows users to read and purchase digital books, newspapers, and magazines. E-readers eliminate the need to flip a page or physically hold a book, and they also typically allow users to change font size, increase the contrast, and modify how many lines of text fill a page. Some models additionally have read-aloud capabilities, which may be helpful for some users.

Main Features: 

These are common features found with this type of product. Not all products will have all features - so look at individual products to find the one that provides the features you need.

  • Digitally purchase, rent, borrow or download reading materials and documents via WiFi.
  • Ability to highlight, insert notes, and save passages.
  • Adjustable font, contrast, number of lines per page, and screen brightness.
  • Easy-on-the-eyes, anti-glare screens.
  • Paired-down menu buttons (page forward/backward, select).
  • Some models may feature read-aloud capabilities.

Where To Buy: 

This is a generic entry. This type of product is available from many vendors. Type or paste the following search phrase into your preferred web browser: “e-reader.” 

Options & Accessories: 

  • Waterproof or water-resistant models.
  • Capacitive touch or stylus models.
  • Combination e-reader and tablet for notes or drawing.
  • Combination tablet and e-reader.
  • Bluetooth sync with Audible or other audiobook apps.
  • Available in a number of colors.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Requires WiFi and/or Bluetooth.
  • Multiple languages.
  • Charges via USB.

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