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EReader Comparison Between “Kindle vs Nook vs iPad”


EReader Comparison Between “Kindle vs Nook vs iPad”

The following will be discussed on the eReader Comparison Between “Kindle vs Nook vs iPad”.
But before that will be discussed in advance of each eReader above. The following description

Kindle

Kindle ebook reader is manufactured and marketed by Amazon. Kindle was introduced in 2007.
Kindle is an ebook reader that uses wireless connectivity that allows users to download the ebook, watching tv, listening to music, shopping, and other online activities.
The following is a general specification of the Kindle:

1. Size: The size of the Kindle is 1/3 of the size of the physical book in general may be the size of a Novel.
2. Weight: The weight of approximately 10.2 onz Kindle.
3. Network: The Kindle uses 3G wireless cellular networks, namely Whispernet.
4. Download speed: 60 seconds.
5. Power Source: Battery
6. Facilities: “Read To Me”

Kindle is marketed at prices ranging from $ 79 to $ 200.
Kindle has a variety of variants, namely:

1. The first generation Kindle >> released on 19 November 2007. The first generation Kindle is marketed at a price of $ 399 and sold out in just five hours after launch.
2. Second-generation Kindle >> released on February 10, 2009. Kindle 2 is designed slimmer and lighter than the first Kindle. Kindle 2 marketed at a price of $ 359. The International version was released on the Kindle 2.
3. Kindle DX >> released in May 2009. Kindle DX has a screen that is wider than the other Kindle is 9.7 “. Kindle DX suitable for reading newspapers and magazines. Kindle DX is marketed at a price of $ 489 but later lowered to $ 379.
4. Kindle 3 is often called the Kindle Keyboard >> released on July 28, 2010. Kindle 3 is marketed at a price of $ 139 to $ 189 price.
5. Kindle Touch >> released on 28 September 2011. Kindle Touch marketed at prices ranging from $ 99 to $ 149 price.
6. Kindle Fire >> released on 28 September 2011 (in conjunction with the Kindle Touch). Fire is the Amazon Kindle Tablet has a color screen. Kindle Fire marketed at a price of $ 199.

Nook

Nook is a ebook reader that was created and marketed by Barnes & Noble. Nook was introduced to the market in October 2009. Nook is Android-based ebook reader. Kindle Nook is the toughest competitor.
Nook has a wide range of variants namely:

1. Nook 1st Edition >> sale on 22 November 2009 at a price $ 259.
2. 2nd Edition aka Nook Nook Simple Touch >> marketed on June 10, 2011 at a price of $ 139.
3. Nook Color >> released on 19 November2010 at a price of $ 249. Nook Color uses a color LCD screen 7 “.
4. Nook Tablet >> released on 7 November 2011 with a price of $ 249.

The following is a specification of each variant:

Nook 1st Generation

Capacity: 2GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, 3G, Micro-USB and Wi-Fi, Micro-USB.
Operating System: Android 1.5
Screen: 6 “(600×800) E-Ink and 3.5” (480×144) LCD.
Dimensions: 7.7 “x 4.9″ x 0.5 ”
Weight: 12.1 and 11.6 onz onz.

Nook Simpple Touch

Capacity: 2GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Micro-USB
Operating System: Android 2.1
Screen: 6 “(600×800) E-Ink PEARL AND TOUCH ir
Dimensions: 6.5 “x 5.0″ x 0:47 ”
Weight: 7:48 onz

Nook Color

Capacity: 8GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Micro-USB
Operating System: Android 2.2
Screen: 7 “(1024×600) LCD
Dimensions: 8.1 “x 5.0″ x 0:48 ”
Weight: 15.8 onz

Tablet Nook

Capacity: 16GB and 8GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Micro-USB
Operating System: Android 2.3
Screen: 7 “(1024×600) LCD
Dimensions: 8.1 “x 5.0″ x 0:48 ”
Weight: 14.1 onz

IPAD

The iPad is a Tablet Computer which can also be used as an eReader. IPAD was released and developed by Apple.
iPad released in April 2010. iPad using the same operating system with iPod Touch and iPhone.
IPAD will only run programs that are distributed by the Apple App Store.

The following is a specification of the iPad
Developer Apple Inc.
Manufacturer Foxconn (on contract)[1]
Type Tablet computer
Release date Wi-Fi model (U.S.): April 3, 2010 (2010-04-03)[2][3]
Wi-Fi + 3G Model (U.S.): April 30, 2010 (2010-04-30)[4]
International: May 28, 2010 (2010-05-28)[5]
iPad 2 (U.S.): March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11)[6]
iPad 2 (International): March 25, 2011 (2011-03-25)
3rd gen (U.S.): March 16, 2012 (2012-03-16)
Units sold 55.28 million (as of 31 December 2011 (2011 -12-31)[update])[7][8][9][10][11][12][13]
Operating system 5.1
Latest version released March 7, 2012; 21 days ago (2012-03-07)
Power Built-in rechargeable Li-Po battery
25 W•h (90 kJ), 10hr life[14]
CPU 1st generation
1 GHz Apple A4[14][15]
2nd generation
1 GHz Apple A5
3rd generation
1 GHz Apple A5X
Storage capacity 16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory[14]
Memory 1st generation
256 MB DDR RAM[16]
2nd generation
512 MB DDR2 RAM[17]
3rd generation
1 GB DDR2 RAM[18]
Display 1st & 2nd generation
1024 × 768 px 132 PPI 4:3 aspect ratio
9.7 in (250 mm) diagonal
XGA, LED-backlit IPS LCD[14]
3rd generation
2048×1536 px 264 PPI
Graphics 1st generation
PowerVR SGX535[19]
2nd generation
PowerVR SGX543MP2[20]
3rd generation
PowerVR SGX543MP4
Input Multi-touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, digital compass
2nd generation adds: 3-axis gyro
Camera 1st generation: None
2nd generation: Front-facing and 720p rear-facing
3rd generation: Front-facing and 1080p rear-facing
Connectivity

Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
1st & 2nd Generation
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
GSM models also include:
UMTS / HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz) GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
CDMA model also includes: CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
3rd Generation
Bluetooth 4.0 technology
GSM models also include:
LTE (700, 2100 Mhz) UMTS / HSDPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz) GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
CDMA model also includes: LTE (700 Mhz) CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz) UMTS / HSDPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz) GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Online services iTunes Store, App Store, iCloud, iBookstore
Dimensions

1st generation
9.56 in (243 mm) (h)
7.47 in (190 mm) (w)
0.50 in (13 mm) (d)
2nd generation
9.50 in (241 mm) (h)
7.31 in (186 mm) (w)
0.34 in (8.6 mm) (d)
3rd generation
9.50 in (241 mm) (h)
7.31 in (186 mm) (w)
0.37 in (9.4 mm) (d)
Weight Wi-Fi model: 1.5 lb (680 g)
Wi-Fi + 3G model: 1.6 lb (730 g)[14]
2nd generation: 1.325 lb (601 g)
3rd generation Wi-Fi model: 1.44 lb (650 g)
3rd generation Wi-Fi + 4G model: 1.46 lb (660 g)
From the above explanation, you can compare and then decide which eReader is right for you. All back to you.

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