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The best ... e-readers

Cool-er
Weighing only 5.6 ounces and capable of holding 800 books, the Cool-er is for the “reader who doesn’t want to be weighed down.” However, it doesn’t view magazines or newspapers.
Price: $249
Contact: Coolreaders.com
Source:
Real Simple

eSlick
“Anything you can turn into a PDF is readable” on the eSlick. What’s more, this e-reader can zoom in on electronic documents up to 800 percent.
Price: $260
Contact: Foxitsoftware.com
Source:
Real Simple

Amazon Kindle DX
Though heavier than the 6-inch version of Amazon’s pioneering
e-book reader, the 9.7-inch Kindle DX has a bigger screen that allows “a ton of text on the page,” regardless of font size.
Price: $489
Contact: Amazon.com
Source:
Esquire

iPad
Essentially a “giant iPod touch,” Apple’s latest toy features a 10-inch “dream screen” that allows multi-touch interaction with e-books, videos, photos, audio, most iPhone apps, and the Internet.
Price: Starting at $499
Contact: Apple.com
Source:
The New York Times

Sony Reader Pocket Edition
The “least expensive in its class,” this model is slim enough to fit in a back pocket or a small purse. But its size means less capacity—it holds only 350 books.
Price: $200
Contact: Sonystyle.com
Source:
Real Simple

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