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portable reader reccomendations?

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I am deployed overseas and I want something that can fit nicely in my side pocket and can hold a lot of books on it as well as a few other things. i found that kindles cannot read pdfs, which to me is almost like, why do they even exist then? and i usualy find most tablets too large for what i require.

-it needs a usb port so i can move ebooks to it
-it needs good battery life
-it needs to be around 6 inches
-color would be a huge plus
-reading pdfs and word docs would be near essential
-i want to use it to read ebooks/manga/pdf comics and school documents
-it doesnt really need any other features beyond that at all. but anytihng else would just be a plus.
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The kindle Fire should work. My father is able to read his manuals that he got off the internet in PDF form. But I hear for some things they are hit or miss.
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