Is buying a Kindle e-reader really worth it?

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Re: Is buying a Kindle e-reader really worth it?

Post by Wriley » 30 Apr 2019, 15:39

I have a Kindle Fire and love it. It's so much easier to take on vacation than bringing several books. One of the main reasons I use my Kindle is that I can charge fonts. I'm dyslexic and Kindle Fire has Open Dyslexic font that really is better for me to read in. Amazon runs specials on Kindles so you can easily buy one under $70. Amazon constantly updates software and it automatically loads to your Kindle. My Kindle is better now than 5 years ago when i bought my current one. My older model which is model 2nd generation still works as well. It's just heavier. The newer versions are lighter.

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Post by bvitolio » 01 May 2019, 14:41

It is. I remember reading somewhere, and it made me realize and appreciate the reality of it, that going through airport security and all with your belongings and your kindle, if you could potentially be lugging around 1000 books in one small device! Absolutely amazing!

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Post by Jackdetig » 13 May 2019, 12:47

I would highly suggest a Kindle. I have a Nook as well, but I enjoy using the Kindle more. I have a child's Kindle and I am surprised it works like an adult one. Except they are about $50 cheaper. It was given to me from and friend because I was on the fence about buying one. After using it they let me keep it, but I would defiantly buy one if I needed to.

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Post by tanner87cbs » 14 May 2019, 20:52

Looking for some guidance on if a Kindle is worth the investment. I like using my tablet as an e-reader, although it does not compare to a physical book. I want to know if the non-fire Kindles are worth the money? Can they accept other e-book formats? I use google play books a lot as well.

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Post by tanner87cbs » 15 May 2019, 17:07

Is this thread still active? If there is a newer or another one someone could suggest I would appreciate it. Thanks!

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Post by Pixieval » 20 May 2019, 19:53

I got my first Kindle Ereader in 2008 or 2009. At the time it was such a game changer for me as far as finding time and space to read. Not to mention sneak more books into the house, and not worrying about the extra weight when we move every few years. Now, I prefer just using the app on my phone or tablet, and finally got rid of my Kindle this past summer. I can use the backlight on my phone to read easier than I could with the book light attached to my Kindle. As far as other formats- send documents to mine - Microsoft Word and PDF.

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