September 4th 2012 5:05 pm

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Criteria Comments Rating
  • Display / readability The backlight display, while not perfect, is still very good. great!
  • Battery life No comments good
  • Store and selection of titles Amazon cannot be beaten when it comes to ebook selection. great!
  • Ease of use Basic reading functions are very intuitive, but the more complex social media and search functions have a learning curve. good
  • Document support No comments great!
  • Storage capacity No comments great!
  • Durability Any lack of durability is easily covered with any of the cases you can buy for a few bucks. good
  • Design and form factor No comments great!
  • Portability (size / weight) A bit of weight; comparable to a hard cover book. good
Detailed review
Well worth the $119 price tag. As a pure ebook reader, it is the best availible right now due to the backlight display, Amazon's ebook selection, and wide support for document formats.