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Old 26-01-2019, 10:45 AM   #31
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After reading comment on here, and hands-on actual Kindle sizing, follow-up reviews on few e-book makers such as Kobo, Nook, Sony, PocketBook, Onyx Boox...

My thoughts are:
0# Pace of e-book devices evolution is slow compare to tablets, pricey even for simple - yesterday technology (and device ends-up much larger than its tiny screen).
Only + pts is lighter than tablets.

1# Kindle Paperwhite 3 current having best screen, though 6 inch screen is kinda of small for me. (which is basically the screen-size of Kindles)

2# Kindle, Kobo, Nook... all uses different closed OS system book ecology, to lock you down to use only their book-resource library.

3# Only few e-books are larger than 6 inch, beyond 8 inch the device size seems rather too large for commuting reading and pricey.

So in the end, gotten a Onyx Boox T68ML:
- 6.8 inch - >30% screen space of 6 inch, yet right-size for 1 hand reading during commuting.

- based on Android OS access to Google Play allow cross access to multiple book ecology Kindle, Kobo, etc bookstores. Also support 3rd party e-book format reading.

-Sufficient high resolution dpi, almost as good KPW3, with back-lited.

- Can use MicroSD as expanable storage - upto 32GB.

For Android, get device with at least 1GB Memory, 8GB storage :for App speed, install apps & books storage, 300 dpi. If cost not a issue: I would bought a T76 plus.
Hi. Thanks for the recommendation. Based on your current experience now, will u still recommend this model/brand of ebook reader from warranty, price, capabilities and usage friendliness perspective.
Another query is do u have any idea if there is any shop that sell this brand, so that I can at least have a hand-on, prior to purchase
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Old 31-01-2019, 02:40 AM   #32
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I think kindle paperwhite still stands out for the quality and price. I just got the 2018 version without ads here. https://s.lazada.sg/s.2crE it is the cheapest I can find.
If want bigger screen can look at oasis but pretty expensive.

Does anyone know where can I find genuine leather case for the all new kindle paperwhite?
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Old 02-02-2019, 08:56 AM   #33
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Last time, I bought a very first generation of Nook's eink e-reader, it about 6 inch. Experience with it was very lousy, can't read pdf well, slow & feels that screen size is too small for me.


Decided to revisit e-ink technology after my Samsung tablet dies & really want to do some serious long reading without straining my eyes.


Last year 2018 dec, I bought one 7.8 inch e-reader from Gearbest after some review, so far so good on this China brand as it perform quite ok. Pdf on e-ink still readable, reading manga quite ok & it can install Android apps.


I wish for a bigger size but the more big size it goes, the more expensive it is.


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Old 30-03-2019, 05:08 PM   #34
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Last time, I bought a very first generation of Nook's eink e-reader, it about 6 inch. Experience with it was very lousy, can't read pdf well, slow & feels that screen size is too small for me.


Decided to revisit e-ink technology after my Samsung tablet dies & really want to do some serious long reading without straining my eyes.


Last year 2018 dec, I bought one 7.8 inch e-reader from Gearbest after some review, so far so good on this China brand as it perform quite ok. Pdf on e-ink still readable, reading manga quite ok & it can install Android apps.


I wish for a bigger size but the more big size it goes, the more expensive it is.


Wau...i thought 7.8 inch is considered quite big liao. Too big difficult to bring around, in my opinion
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Old 30-03-2019, 06:20 PM   #35
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Well, 7.8 inch is not big at all, you can see it just slightly bigger than the manga which I have took a shot in the picture. It's light & very easy to carry around


This product Likebook Mars so far is working great although not as powerful as my Samsung tablet but e-ink screen really can made me read longer without straining my eyes.

Furthermore this have a mirco-sd card, put quite a lot of books & manga into the sdcard for reading offline. Since the OS is Android v6, install some apps for reading online manga also.


This year, they have release their Likebook Mimas T103D 10.3inch Octa-Core, have checked the price & it's expensive, around SGD $470/-.

Link: https://www.gearbest.com/ebook-reade...ml?wid=1433363


I actually wants to have a bigger screen about 10inch as my eye sight is getting lousy (Old liao). But the price is too expensive that I can use the price to get a Samsung or Huawei tablet.

Likebook Mimas review:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQz5a4DXVTU
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Old 01-04-2019, 11:00 AM   #36
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Check out the Fire HD, iPad Mini or Tab S5e for tablets and Kindle, Kobo or Boox for eink.
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Old 09-06-2019, 12:37 AM   #37
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Gotten the Onyx Boox Nova Pro 7.8" this week. After updating the firmware and tweaking the apps individually (through optimization option) I am happy with the performance.
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Old 09-06-2019, 08:51 AM   #38
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Gotten the Onyx Boox Nova Pro 7.8" this week. After updating the firmware and tweaking the apps individually (through optimization option) I am happy with the performance.
Where did you get it and for how much? The only Lazada stall selling it seems to have stopped selling.
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Old 15-06-2019, 07:48 PM   #39
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Mine is from Lazada.

https://www.lazada.sg/Onyx-BOOX/?fro...Products&iluho
I bought when Lazada offered discount.
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Wau...i thought 7.8 inch is considered quite big liao. Too big difficult to bring arond, in my opinion
that is why I went for 8"< <6 --> 6.8, to me it is just right size without compromise.
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Old 16-07-2019, 12:21 AM   #41
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was using Kindle HDX for a number of years - very good for ebooks as well as a colour tablet. Lately the touch sensitivity became poor. Because of the high pixel density of the HDX, just could not find anything suitable. Came across the Alldocube X1 - bought at S$237.00 - even better resolution than the HDX - at 2560x1600 pixels & 8.4inch - so far has been very good for ebooks & colour display was excellent.
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Old 16-07-2019, 12:36 AM   #42
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was using Kindle HDX for a number of years - very good for ebooks as well as a colour tablet. Lately the touch sensitivity became poor. Because of the high pixel density of the HDX, just could not find anything suitable. Came across the Alldocube X1 - bought at S$237.00 - even better resolution than the HDX - at 2560x1600 pixels & 8.4inch - so far has been very good for ebooks & colour display was excellent.
the thing with lesser known brands is the reliability. why didn't you get the microsoft surface?
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Old 16-07-2019, 05:39 PM   #43
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the thing with lesser known brands is the reliability. why didn't you get the microsoft surface?
Yes, i am still monitoring the reliability of this X1. Microsoft surface would be very xpensive & resolution too low for reading...
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Old 22-07-2019, 09:37 AM   #44
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actually I stick to E-ink tablets, because it protects eyesight

Although there are limitless choices for LCD tablets, but long term LCD screen usage such as e-book reading cause visual deterioration.

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For e books get iPad Pro better
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