What are the advantages of ebook over conventional books?

The article is mainly focused on the advantages and benefits of ebook. The major advantages include cost, delivery and in built function which makes ebook reading an interesting experience.

Books are our best friends. There are plenty of advantages of reading a book. Recently books are available in electronic format too i.e. called 'ebook'. This ebooks can have .epub or .pdf format. These ebooks can be read by 'ebook reader' like Kindle (Amazon product) or Flipkart ebook readers (Flipkart product), Adobe reader etc. One can use smartphone, tablet or laptop to install ebook reader and start taking advantages of ebook reading. Followings are the benefits of reading book in ebook format.

Advantages/benefits of ebook

  • Instant delivery: The main benefit of the ebook is instant delivery once you complete the payment process. You will be immediately given link to download the book in electronic format with either .epub or .pdf format or sometimes ebook is directly delivered to the email which was registered during the payment process. This saves almost 2-3 days which is taken by conventional delivery time of print book

  • Cost: Normally ebooks are available at reasonable price than print books. This makes the ebook first choice over the print book. Nowadays ebooks are available freely and with some discount. Simply you need to look for the coupons codes to take benefits of discount.

  • Environment friendly: Ebook does not need any physical printing on paper. Thus no trees are cut for this ebook making process. Unlike print books, it do not need any physical care while reading.

  • Facilities during ebook reading: One can bookmark the page, highlight the text or sentences during ebook reading. One can even look for unknown word in English dictionary available in ebook reader. This solves the problem of finding the unknown word in physical dictionary while reading a book. One can even search any word in no time by using in built search option. One can even listen the book texts from inbuilt function. You can print the part of book if you wish. The ebook also gives the status of the reading process. It shows status in % of reading process. One can even write notes during reading process.

  • Space: Ebooks almost need zero space in a room or does need library. Only space they need is in memory of tablet, smartphone or PC. One can store as many as ebook as one want as long as memory is sufficient in phone.

  • Portability: One can read the ebook anywhere while waiting for a bus or train, in any place. You will not have to bear additional weight of ebook. Simply carry the ebook reader or Phone in which ebook is stored.

  • Sharing: One can share the ebook with other friends by sharing the links or file by email or by direct connection

  • Conclusion

    Thus, due to various facilities, low cost, environment friendly, no physical space requirement and ease in sharing makes ebooks dominate the other print books.


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