Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.
Studying at school has never been easy: complex mathematical formulas, rules, grammar and large texts for readings force students to fall into despondency. Raise mood can only have a good rest after school … or the right one a gift what an e-book can become!
According to statistics, more than 30% of students begin to show interest in reading if they have a special gadget. And let them be read not works from the school curriculum, the fact is clear: increase involvement can and should be due to modern technical means.
After reading this, the editorial staff of the magazine thought: what electronic books available on the market may suit school students? As the answer to this question, we, together with market experts segment, ranked 7 of the best e-books for schoolchildren. Models were evaluated according to the following parameters:
- user reviews;
- price-quality ratio;
- degree of ergonomics and reliability.
- Rating of the best e-books for a student
- PocketBook 641 Aqua 2
- ONYX BOOX Euclid
- ONYX BOOX Darwin 3
- Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch
- Amazon Kindle PaperWhite 2018 8Gb
- PocketBook 616
- Digma r63S
Rating of the best e-books for a student
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best e-books for a student||1||PocketBook 641 Aqua 2||8 685 rub.|
|2||ONYX BOOX Euclid||22 990 rub.|
|3||ONYX BOOX Darwin 3||8 299 rub.|
|4||Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch||900 rub|
|5||Amazon Kindle PaperWhite 2018 8Gb||8 718 rub.|
|6||PocketBook 616||7 390 rub.|
|7||Digma r63s||4 987 rub.|
The rating is based on https://rankquality.com/ and market.yandex.ru.
PocketBook 641 Aqua 2
Once again, an e-book from PocketBook The first place is occupied by the model 641 Aqua 2, with a magnificent appearance and optimal operating parameters. Streamlined shapes in combination with the soft azure color, the soft-touch cases render a positive impression on everyone who loves such gadgets. The aspect of external beauty masterfully atones for the lack of touch. display (E-Ink HD Carta technology is applied here) … however nothing but authentic control buttons, and here fits.
If you want to get acquainted with the technical parameters PocketBook 641 Aqua 2, then nothing new regarding the model PocketBook 616, it does not have. Excluding quantity supported formats: in this model there are as many as 14. The gadget will become the best gift to all book lovers, as well as schoolchildren who are not off to read at your leisure.
- specifications at the PocketBook 616 level;
- the best appearance;
- high level of reliability;
- 24 months of official warranty (off. Version).
- not found.
ONYX BOOX Euclid
Second place in the ranking goes to the most expensive and most our productive e-book – ONYX BOOX Euclid. The model is equipped with a touch screen E-Ink Carta size 9.7 inches with a resolution of 1200×825 pixels. There is adaptive backlighting and many customizable parameters under control Android systems.
As a result of the development of the ONYX BOOX Euclid model range, powerful processor with a frequency of 1600 MHz and 1 GB of RAM, which cope with 16 GB of volume without much difficulty internal memory. Naturally, memory cards with these parameters not supported.
A small drawback of the e-book according to users is not the most capacious battery: 3000 mAh are good for ONYX BOOX Darwin 3, however, they look “pale” here and require charging as at least every 4 days (subject to the use of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth). The gadget is certainly good for use in everyday life, and for needs schools … but is it worth spending so much money to buy it?
- excellent technical performance;
- high-quality study of the case and screen;
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
- high price;
- insufficient battery.
ONYX BOOX Darwin 3
Opens the top three best electronic book ONYX BOOX Darwin 3 – one of the most reliable “readers” in this market segment. By classic, its capacitive touchscreen display is made using E-Ink and Carta technologies, with a resolution of 1024×758 pixels. Installed operating system Android, allowing to implement Wi-Fi connectivity.
The frequency of the processor installed in the ONYX BOOX Darwin 3, is 1000 MHz. Together with 512 MB of RAM, it provides good device performance when full internal memory (8 GB) and reading information from Micro SD carrier. But the most important and main advantage of this electronic books is the capacity of the built-in battery – as much as 3000 mAh, which easily lasts for several weeks uninterrupted work. This is a great device for everyday use, which will be very useful in the educational process.
- a large amount of battery;
- high quality of performance: simplicity and convenience;
- the abundance of supported text formats;
- the presence of a Wi-Fi module;
- case included (off. version);
- OC Andriod.
- minor complaints about the backlight.
Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch
One step from the top three ranking stopped Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch e-book – compact and laconic device with a touch screen operating Android systems. The high level of quality allowed the model to rise. a decent step in the segment hierarchy, however technical characteristics became the anchor that did not let her rise yet higher.
The display incorporates E-Ink and Pearl technology, providing comfort for the eyes throughout the reading session. With him even more than modest 800×600 pixels of resolution look very worthily. Unfortunately many Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch lacks the number of supported formats: from the available PDF and Epub only. The amount of internal memory is only 2 GB, Fortunately, the gadget has a connector for Micro SD.
But great looks, ease of use and duplication of the possibility of sensory paging with two large keys allow you to forget about all the punctures and shortcomings of Nook, making its coveted device in the hands of users.
- top-quality E-Ink Pearl display;
- nice appearance and relevant wide screen frames;
- streamlined soft-touch housing;
- Android OS
- modest specifications.
Amazon Kindle PaperWhite 2018 8Gb
Fifth place ranking goes to Amazon Kindle e-book PaperWhite – 2018 Models With Positive Feedback On screen quality and usability. 6 inch display It has a resolution of 1440 × 1080 pixels, built-in backlight and touch panel, which allowed to exclude buttons from the case navigation and control.
Largely due to Amazon Kindle PaperWhite’s capacitive screen It turned out to be harder than competitors: 182 gr. against 155 gr. at PocketBook 616. The lack of expandability is also a minus internal memory due to Micro SD. But, as we said below with 8 GB of internal memory, this is not necessary. Sensory the gadget turned out quite in the spirit of the times and can be great addition to the school inventory of any student.
- E-Ink Carta touchscreen with plenty of internal settings and high resolution;
- waterproof case;
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
- appearance – too thick and easily soiled display frames;
- lack of support for current text file formats.
The line above is the PocketBook 616 e-book – recent hit among Russian buyers. 6 inch display of this “Readers” has a resolution of 1024×758 pixels, has a backlight and the ability to flexibly customize the display of books. Design concise, in in the spirit of all PocketBook serial gadgets, but slightly faded by the look.
The processor frequency of this e-book is 1000 MHz, and it is enough for the stable operation of the gadget when filled flash card. However, for comfortable use of the model, there is enough the amount of own memory equal to 8 GB. With averaged settings 1300 mAh battery brightness is enough to read 8 thousand standard pages. PocketBook 616 turned out very a good e-book that can become worthy help the student in the educational process.
- Excellent service center of the company in Russia;
- convenience and ease of use;
- high-quality display E-Ink Carta, comfortable for the eyes;
- minimum number of failures in the work (expert statistics).
- small compared to Digma r63s formats.
Moderately high-quality and inexpensive e-book with support 13 text formats. Has a screen diagonal of 6 inches, organically surrounded on three sides by control buttons. Buttons ergonomic and fit well into the overall design of the model – unlike from many other company representatives.
As a processor, the Digma r63S uses Rockchip RK2818 with a frequency of 600 MHz, fast enough at nominal load and a small amount of occupied memory. Own storage “Readers” is limited to 4 GB, which can be easily expand with 32GB Micro SDHC. As an energy element here stands a lithium-polonium (Li-Pol) battery with a capacity of 1500 mAh
A small drawback of Digma r63S is expressed in low resolution – 800×600 pixels. But for its price, and taking into account age, the model guaranteed to be among the best.
- E-Ink Carta display, comfortable for the eyes;
- the presence of adjustable backlight;
- a large number of internal settings;
- lightness (160 gr);
- can be charged via USB port.
- low screen resolution;
- you cannot move files from a memory card to the internal repository.
Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.