Published on August 3rd, 2011 | by Ramon Trotman0
Engadget’s back to school guide 2011: E-readers
looking for a e-reader for schooling? engadget has you covered. make the jump for the listings.
Barnes & Noble managed to one-up Amazon with its latest reader, offering up a device with a faster processor, quicker refresh rate, and smaller footprint than the latest Kindle. The latter is due, in part, to the company’s adoption of infrared touchscreen technology, which lets you flip through pages with a swipe of a finger. Add in social network sharing functionality and expandable memory, and you’ve got a killer devoted e-reader.
Key specs: Six-inch Pearl E Ink display, 2GB / expandable memory, 800MHz processor.
Price: $139 on Barnes & Noble