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Im lookin to get an e-reader. I just want one that can read books purchased from popular digital book stores. The kindle is a little out of my price range. Any suggestions?

Ive been looking at this one:

    
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Really the lowest I would go is the 115$ Kindle that is add-supported. The adds actually replace the screen-savers so they don't degrade the experience in any way.

I'm a bit against using a tablet as an ebook reader for books. For example reading on the Nook can be pretty tiresome as the screen is backlit; magazines are ok and it does have a color screen like the one you linked, but I still prefer the Kindle any day for book reading. There's also the autonomy: few weeks for the Kindle, 4-6 hours for small tablets like the one you linked.

Hope my post wasn't annoying since you stated pretty clearly the Kindle is off-limits. For extra 20$ you could have

in stead of a mediocre reader/tablet.
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Really the lowest I would go is the 115$ Kindle that is add-supported. The adds actually replace the screen-savers so they don't degrade the experience in any way.

I'm a bit against using a tablet as an ebook reader for books. For example reading on the Nook can be pretty tiresome as the screen is backlit; magazines are ok and it does have a color screen like the one you linked, but I still prefer the Kindle any day for book reading. There's also the autonomy: few weeks for the Kindle, 4-6 hours for small tablets like the one you linked.

Hope my post wasn't annoying since you stated pretty clearly the Kindle is off-limits. For extra 20$ you could have the best ebook reader in stead of a mediocre reader/tablet.
The price difference is about $40, not $20.
    
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