English Composition 101-17
Kindle vs. Nook
For Christmas my mom wanted an electronic book, so she wouldn’t have to carry a clunky book everywhere she went. Before I bought her just anyone I did some research that was the best quality, and best suited what she wanted. Also I didn’t want to put too big of a dent into my Christmas spending money, so something affordable was also in mind. After doing some research I had found which one I was more pleased with. My mom had unwrapped a Kindle on Christmas morning, if you had been wondering.
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Both devices come just the Wi-Fi versions, with both ereaders you have to pay a little more to get the 3G option. Which I recommend getting the ereader with the 3G option because you can’t always pick up Wi-Fi everywhere. Even the battery life has a big difference. With the Wi-Fi off a Kindle can last up to about a month with out having to be recharged. Nooks can only last ten days with the Wi-Fi off.
Unfortunately with the advancement on how to read books in this day, and age is hurting actual book stores. Borders, the second-largest bookstore chain in the United States, is reportedly considering a bankruptcy filing ( Setoodeh). Here is where the problem lies. A hard back book at a book store can cost you a pretty penny, you won’t be spending any less the twenty- dollars. Where on average for Kindle, and eNooks you will only be spending about ten-dollars. And you won’t have to worry about them collecting dust after you have finished reading it.
After weighing my pros, and cons for each ereader the last thing that came down to was which one was I getting my moneys worth with. With me being a full time college student, and only...