Thinking of buying an e-Reader? Should you consider a tablet?

Thinking of buying an e-Reader? Should you consider a tablet?

Harry worms his way through 8 comparisons to help you gets to reading.

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  1. Reji Christuraj on December 18, 2020 at 11:12 pm

    Is there any pdf reader application which having inbuilt dictionary?

  2. Eduardo on December 18, 2020 at 11:12 pm

    I work all day on my laptop and check my phone constantly – I like e-readers so I can read without another dang screen

  3. Nnaemeka Ewurum on December 18, 2020 at 11:13 pm

    What’s the better choice for downloading and reading FREE PDF ?

  4. Andrea Curtis on December 18, 2020 at 11:15 pm

    Have both I can read my kindle in daylight no glare tablet has glare so for other reasons I have both.

  5. icecreamforcrowhurst on December 18, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    0:18 that’s the second time I’ve seen that public domain footage of the black guy and the toddler today lol

  6. I'mnobody ANON on December 18, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    I have a phone already, but I don’t got an e-reader, so why don’t I buy the e-reader, duct tape my phone on it, et voila, the ultimate device to finish off tabs once and for all

  7. DJDEZ on December 18, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    I use my ereader for reading and my tablet for everything else.

  8. SydeHavok on December 18, 2020 at 11:23 pm

    I’m watching this on my iBook 2023 with IOS 17.6

  9. Victor Escamilla on December 18, 2020 at 11:24 pm

    got a kindle for books i can get on phisical, and looking a cheap tablet for comics

  10. reema gurani on December 18, 2020 at 11:26 pm

    I liked cz my phone has fallen on my face and man is it heavy 🙂

  11. Vamps Rock on December 18, 2020 at 11:27 pm

    DO NOT BUY A TABLET JUST FOR READING. The best option for any serious reader (ie someone who reads for long periods and/or daily) is a dedicated e-ink screen, anything else like a table or phone is eye strain and headache inducing unless used for short periods only. And personally, as I use my ereader as a reading device only, I don’t need any bells and whistles or a huge screen – a 6-inch device is the perfect size unless you want to read comics or graphic-heavy technical non-fiction. But then I read the paper copies because pictures are better in person.

    And as there are so many excellent e-ink Android devices around now, there is no need to tie yourself to a single proprietary system that locks you in to buying their products only. Thank goodness for that. With access to google play, you can download the kindle, kobo and nook apps. You can also download any of the library apps, or subscription apps like Scribd. And Pocket for reading online articles. And third party epub and PDF readers. All of that, and even more features, on top of whatever native reader is built into the device. How can a kindle, or even a kobo, which I have had for years, compare to that? My next device, sometime soon, will be an Onyx Boox Poke 2 and with it comes almost total reading freedom.

  12. farhanimator on December 18, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    Only reaosn I don’t wanna get Kindle is coz its Black and White the rest are all positive points, only if we had color e-ink technology.
    PS: I love my comic books that’s the main reason am concerned for colors

  13. Sumit Kumar on December 18, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    The day coloured E ink goes cheap and mainstream, I’m going for a Kindle. Until then, my trusty iPad will do the job.

  14. Robbin Westerlund on December 18, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    worst compare ever. eInk is not a tablet. tablets are not eInk…

  15. Vinay Kushwaha on December 18, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    WOW…. MAN….. Comparing fruits and Cars. E book reader has only one purpose.
    Most useless tech review ever clicked.

  16. Brani1974 on December 18, 2020 at 11:36 pm

    You forgot to mention audio books capabilities…

  17. Sangeeta Mukherjee on December 18, 2020 at 11:37 pm

    5:16…..This guy said Harry Potter..I like this guy..😢😢

  18. tomcat on December 18, 2020 at 11:39 pm

    have a look at onyx eboox …. another level than kindle.
    you can write … hand write i mean.
    fabulous … the future.

  19. Mr Talky on December 18, 2020 at 11:40 pm

    hey everyone,
    i’m searching for an ereader with backlight and I want to upload my own ebooks from my pc instead of only downloading from some online library. Could you help me with this. thx

  20. Rainbow Shine Assam on December 18, 2020 at 11:40 pm

    Amazon Kindle is a worse thing I had ever bought. Better to buy a tab.

  21. Jacob Culliver on December 18, 2020 at 11:41 pm

    Claiming that paper waste is more impactful than plastic and electronic waste is an absolutely stunning statement, and I’m an E-Reader guy. Also comparing people who use paper books to vinyl users is insulting at best, and idiotic at worst. Paper books are still more common than E Readers, and again, I’m an E Reader guy.

  22. LLC on December 18, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Unpopular opinion, but tablet for me. I found myself having to start books on my phone to gain interest and then switching over to my paperwhite for the reading experience(wider screen). Getting the tab s7 soon so I can have something for studying and reading

  23. iM cArROt 1 on December 18, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    I am watching this in my Amazon fire 7th gen….

  24. Jonathan Crescini on December 18, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    I’m considering to buy an ereader for technical books. But what about taking notes and highlighting, do e readers offer this functionality?

  25. Nataly Grohe on December 18, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    This video definitely helped to choose to buy or not a ebook reader, the only actual benefit I see for me is the eye fatigue that is reduced in the reader. But I’ll opt to just use my tablet and not do unnecessary purchases

  26. 1multiplier on December 18, 2020 at 11:47 pm

    these reviews are just so frustrating sometimes. Its like a car salesman reviewing a car. tells you about the color, the speed, the tires, the pricing, etc, etc. But as a customer i’m wondering, can i get in the damn thing and will it drive??? its the main purpose of the car. to drive somewhere.

    using the same reviewing style, ok, these e-readers have these screens, colors, battery life, etc, etc all this crap. and as a customer i’m wondering can i stick a stupid book in PDF format and just display for me to read??? that’s all i want to know. very simple. not all the other crap

  27. Jason Pos on December 18, 2020 at 11:48 pm

    How stupid. If you want an ereader then buy one. If you want a tablet then buy one. They are not the same.

  28. SydeHavok on December 18, 2020 at 11:49 pm

    Long story, if you want to read a book on a tablet by the e-reader

    If you want device that can stream videos, watch YouTube or game get the tablet.

  29. Alexander Martinez on December 18, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    Why isn’t there a kindle color for comics and stuff?

  30. WH S on December 18, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    Impossible to watch because of the horrible and unnecessarily loud background music. Is there a no background music version?

  31. Utkarsh Awasthi on December 18, 2020 at 11:52 pm

    I am using samsung A 10

  32. Bouslama Karim on December 18, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    I have a tablet that I bought for ebooks but I end up using my phone most of the time because the phone is always with me. This is the problem with books and magazines too. The phone is always there when you suddenly have to wait for someone in your car so you can read.

  33. Prodbyoungbully on December 18, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    Dude i fucking know what can do a tablet… god damn

  34. Vasanth Sandeep on December 18, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    in e-readers shall we copy pdf and read

  35. Mick Gallagher on December 18, 2020 at 11:58 pm

    Bought the fire7 thinking it was the best solution as I have an amazon prime account. When I tried to search for books it found the book and having selected it from the drop down menu the message then said this book cannot be found. I had to de register it to log onto my partners library then I lost all the privileges of prime! Having spent the day trying to fix the issue I bought a Samsung Tablet and sent the fire 7 back! Frankly the fire offers no advantages over a table – maybe its cheaper, and in my case did not work.

  36. Astern on December 18, 2020 at 11:59 pm

    tbh i just want an e-reader so I spend time on something besides my laptop

  37. Birds India on December 18, 2020 at 11:59 pm

    Can we surf internet and playstore app in kindle ?? Like app diggo app and whatsapp to share just PDF to diggo and read it later

  38. sridhar vaidyanathan on December 19, 2020 at 12:01 am

    Why kindle come with tiny screen with such good technology

  39. Nuar on December 19, 2020 at 12:01 am

    Not a big eco guy, but the introduction is rather narrow minded:
    A reader takes a LOT of resources and energy to produce, while printed versions are fairly easy to make and very easy to recycle.
    So in terms of being eco friendly, the only issue from buying paperbacks/hardcovers stems from transportation.
    When you compare that to a readers lifecycle, with a median of eight books a year(source: some article I found on the net, which seems like a good number),
    your reader becomes ‘eco-friendly’ after approx. 5y of use. (assuming the recycling process of one book is close to zero)

  40. Vitasta Muskan on December 19, 2020 at 12:01 am

    Can we read PDFs in Ebook and do ebooks have only black and white display??

  41. Victor Montivero on December 19, 2020 at 12:02 am

    Tablet if you need to read heave PDF, e-reader for everything else.

  42. Nikhil Aggarwal on December 19, 2020 at 12:02 am

    I would love to have a kindle just to read manga lol.

  43. Purple Cupcake on December 19, 2020 at 12:03 am

    I have Fire 7 and Fire hd8. I got the!m To watch content. I am Just now using it to read. I read mostly with the Fire 7. I turn on the blue shade filter and installed a matte scdeen protector. I have dropped it on my face while laying in bed but that was bexcause I didn’t have a case on it. I can’t justify buying an e-reader. I love the screen on an e-reader.

  44. Glenn Quagmire on December 19, 2020 at 12:04 am

    1. Reading in bed at night. Need minimal LED shine (OLED) Not mentioned here?
    2. At night e-reader software like Cool reader for Android can be set up to give you red font and a black background to minimize shine which disrupts sleep.
    3. Should be light and easy to grip with an available case.
    4. Still looking for a tablet with OLED.
    I use an old Samsung S3 which is obsolete but still serves as an excellent reader when using the free applications that allow configuring color and back ground.

  45. girllife xoxo on December 19, 2020 at 12:05 am

    I have a tablet cuz with google books and a website i can get paid books for free 😄 (and yes it’s legal) i just chose not to have any social media on it, so no distractions for me:)

  46. Alfonso Africano on December 19, 2020 at 12:05 am

    All good points… the benefit of the e-readers is less stress on your sight… unlike a tablet is very bright no matter how much you dim the screen…

  47. Yeah it's me. on December 19, 2020 at 12:05 am

    I’m an old guy and a techie. I have all kinds of E-Readers. I also have tablets my favorite is my Samsung Tab A 8" international version (has data and also can make and receive calls). My favorite E-Readers are either my Likebook Mars (Android based and can run any of the E-Reader apps) or my Nook Glowlight Plus (2015 version). I have the Nook Glowlight Plus 2019 version but it’s too clunky and has a terrible battery life. All in all I’d say just get what appeals to you. Just my opinion.

  48. Waimea Canyon Blues on December 19, 2020 at 12:08 am

    Hopefully, someone can help me out with this.

    I am looking at getting an eReader and very simply want to know if I can download books using the eReader itself or would I need to do it through a computer, which I dont have.
    Alternatively, can it be synced wirelessly with the books on my Android phone?

    I’ve been racking my brain looking for sources and can’t find anything. I also intend on using CloudLibrary for my library borrowing needs.

    Much appreciated!

  49. Maximal on December 19, 2020 at 12:09 am

    If you don’t want any distractions on a tablet/phone, just turn airplane mode. Easy.

  50. Lysander Spooner on December 19, 2020 at 12:10 am

    Just get both. I use an iPad Pro for everything but reading. I use a Kobo Libra H2O for reading. Simple.