Benefits of Buying E-reader:
The e-reader is a true digital revolution that has helped many bookworms and students to solve their thirst over books. As a college student, you have to refer two to three books for a single topic, which will be a real problem for you to buy and carry many textbooks. In this situation, an e-reader comes as a rescue device, which is be an optimal solution that helps you to read more textbooks digitally, and you can carry thousands of books in a single device that weighs only a few ounces. In spite of being a digital device, the e-reader has an e-ink screen that gives you the real physical book experience without affecting your eyes. e-readers contain glare-free screens that helps you to read even in sunlight without giving much strain to your eyes.
In the market, there are many brands of e-reader, but you should select the one that suits your needs. As a reader of many technical textbooks, you should consider the e-readers which contain screen size above 9-inches because that makes your life easier by reducing the need for page zooms. Here, I have listed the e-readers that best suits for the college students.
ONYX BOOX Note Pro:
ONYX BOOX Note Pro is an ideal choice for college students because it displays 200% more text than typical 6-inch e-readers and supports over 20 formats of documents like PDF, EPUB, TXT, DJVU, HTML, RTF, FB2, DOC, MOBI, CHM, PNG, JPG, TIFF, BMP, WAV, MP3, etc. The screen size of the device is 10.3 inches. The battery capacity is 4100mAh, which lasts for up to 4-weeks (Standby mode). To manage the device easily, it supports both finger touch and stylus touch. It is an Android 6.0 e-reader with 1.6GHz of Quad-core, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. Use the stylus to take notes in any documents while you are reading. It contains front light with a color temperature system, and it is adjustable in warm or cold that allows comfortable reading in day and night. It supports wireless connectivity. If you feel tired to read books, then connect your Bluetooth speaker, and the e-reader's text-to-speech feature reads the book aloud for you from where you left. It also supports audiobooks.
Sony Digital Paper:
Sony's digital paper is available in two different versions, and they are Sony DPT-CP1 and Sony DPT-RP1. The major difference between the DPT series is screen size and weight. DPT-CP1 screen size is 10.3 inches, and the screen resolution is 1404 x 1872 dots. The weight of DPT-CP1 is approximately 8.5 oz. DPT-RP1 screen size is 13.3 inches, and the screen resolution is 1650 x 2200 dots. The weight of DPT-RP1 is approximately 12.3 oz. The DPT-RP1 is compatible with many desktop OS, while compared to DPT-CP1. There is no other difference between the two series expect the things that I have mentioned above. If you need more portability, then go for DPT-CP1, and if you want to work with full-sized documents, then choose DPT-RP1. The DPT series supports finger touch and stylus touch. The internal memory is 16GB and with a file storage capacity of 11GB. Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection and the desktop or mobile Digital Paper App, allows you to share the documents with other devices and cloud services. The stylus and optimized panel help you to highlight, erase, and annotate the PDF files with greater flexibility.
Boyue Likebook Mimas:
If you need a cost-effective alternative device for the above two devices, then you should go for Boyue Likebook Mimas. The screen size is 10.3 inches, with a screen resolution of 1872x1404 pixels (227ppi). The screen size is 10.3 inches, with a screen resolution of 1872x1404 pixels (227ppi). This device is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core processor and contains 2GB RAM. The internal storage capacity of the device is 16GB. This e-reader supports both finger touch and stylus touch. This device contains a 4700mAH lithium-polymer battery, which stands up to 2-3 weeks in a single charge. With high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity, you can transfer, upload, and download files. If there is no Wi-Fi connectivity, you can transfer files through integrated Bluetooth 4.1 technology. This e-reader supports all the most common document formats. Like Onyx Boox Note pro, Boyue Likebook Mimas also contains a color temperature system that allows you to read comfortably during both day and night.
That finishes our list of best e-readers that students can choose in 2019 and 2020. Let us know if we missed any good e-reader and we will be happy to include tha in our list.