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89
Global
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The latest Kindle forgoes bells and whistles such as a touchscreen or physical keyboard, making it one bare-bones device. Still, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better e-reader at this price.

Pros
  • Relatively inexpensivePocket-sizedFast processor
Cons
  • No touchscreen / physical keyboardNo memory card slotNot ideal for one-handed reading
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User Reviews

100
adcustom
There are plenty of Kindle comparison guides now online, so I don't feel the...read more
90
johngroden
Love it, great battery life, screen reads well.
90
frankhsueh
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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81
Average Critic Score

Durability

80
 

Display / readability

82
 

Battery life

80
 

Storage capacity

76
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Document support

63
 

Design and form factor

68
 

Ease of use

63
 

Store and selection of titles

84
 

How It Stacks Up

71

Engadget

71
 

Critic

67
 

User

90
 
93

Engadget

94
 

Critic

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User

100
 

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94

Engadget

94
 

Critic

86
 

User

93
 
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