If you're looking for a dedicated e-book reader for a holiday gift, or for your own reading pleasure, check out CNET's picks for the very best options out right now.Amazon's e-reader with an integrated light may not be perfect, but if you read a lot at night or in bed, this is the Kindle you want. Barnes & Noble was the first to market with an e-reader that had an integrated front light in its screen. It started out at $139 and now costs $119 (same as the Paperwhite) and offers expandable memory.
Trying to decide on the best 7-inch tablet this holiday season? Here, we round up our favorite little tablets.The Nexus hits the near-perfect price-to-performance tough armor case for apple iphone 7 - jet black ratio with NFC, a front-facing camera, and one of the most comfortable designs of any tablet, all at a $199 price, Amazon's follow-up to the original Fire gets it right with a great-looking screen, incredible-sounding speakers, and Amazon's huge treasure trove of books, video, and music, Paying $199 for something rarely feels this satisfying..
The original Kindle Fire gets a processor speed upgrade, its RAM doubled, and includes Amazon's new Kindle Fire interface. At $159, it's difficult not to include this on any and all gift lists. The iPad Mini's light, thin design and extra screen real estate compared to other 7-inch tablets is both a blessing and a screen-resolution curse. Still, it's the cheapest way to get the iPad experience. The Nook HD delivers the best-looking movies and books of any 7-inch tablet thanks to its sharp 1,440x900 resolution screen. We're just hoping its selection of apps, movies, and TV shows increases over the next few months.
Want a "real" tablet machine? Not willing to settle for something that conveniently fits in your pocket or tough armor case for apple iphone 7 - jet black purse? The tablet field has gotten delightfully diverse in recent months, Here, we round up our favorite full-size tablets.Thanks to its hundreds of thousands of available apps, superfast performance, fantastic media consumption ecosystem, and beautiful screen, the iPad is still the full-size tablet of choice, This is Android's flagship full-size tablet, The Infinity earns that distinction with an overclocked Tegra 3 processor, an incredibly bright and sharp screen, and a full Android 4.1 Jelly Bean experience..
With Android 4.2, a powerful processor, and one of the best and most durable designs ever for a tablet, it's easy to forget that the Nexus 10 has the highest resolution screen yet on a tablet. Well, maybe not easy. OK, it's not a 10-inch tablet, but it's close enough and as the best media consumption tablet out there, Fire HD 8.9 is definitely good enough to make the list. The Barnes & Noble media ecosystem currently plays second (or is that fourth?) fiddle to the Amazons, Apples, and Googles of the world, but what the Nook HD+ lacks in media options it more than makes up in value. At $269, it's one of the most appealing full-size tablets out there.