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Sony E-Reader or Kindle?

S: 20st0lb C: 16st7lb G: 12st12lb BMI: 36.2 Loss: 3st7lb(17.5%)
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#2
I dont know anything about the sony one but I have a kindle and LOVE it - cant imagine life without it now and the customer services are brilliant if you need them (I had a minor query)
 
#3
Kindle is fabulous. It's not back lit so it's much easier to read, the screen look like the page of a book. You can download books straight from the internet, categorize them...loads. Would highly recommend it.
 

JanD

maintaining since June'09
S: 15st9.5lb C: 10st13.6lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 24.8 Loss: 4st9.9lb(30.02%)
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You can get lots of cheap and free ones though! :D

I love that I'll be able to take as many books as I like on holiday and decide what to read when I get there! x
 
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S: 10st1lb C: 9st6.5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 21.4 Loss: 0st8.5lb(6.03%)
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I love my Kindle-currently reading the Millenium trilogy by Stieg Larson-for the three books in total it only cost me £7.98! Was dead against the idea of an e-reader at first, then hubby got me one as a suprise and couldn't be without it now!
 
S: 15st10lb C: 15st8lb G: 11st11lb Loss: 0st2lb(0.91%)
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I have a Sony touch and I love it, its fantastic :) Definitely recommend the touchscreen option. I do loads of travelling and I have around 120 books (mostly free from Project Gutenberg as already mentioned) which is wonderful for long haul flights and even just putting in my bag and taking out - I love to read anywhere. I haven't got my hands on a kindle yet though so I can't really compare. I like the fact that Sony has lots of available formats, but the kindle could be the same, I don't know!
 

GLL

Silver Member
S: 17st5lb C: 16st2lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 36.5 Loss: 1st3lb(7%)
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why not look for an internet tablet with android, and get the kindle app (free) then its not just an ebook reader but also a web surfer and media player ;) they start from around £100. I use my phone (android) and my ipod touch (with their own ebook app and the kindle app).
Also if you go for kindle, you can read on your pc too :)
 

MinnieMel

Why Be Normal?
S: 192lb C: 192lb G: 138lb BMI: 33 Loss: 0lb(0%)
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My father bought my DD (who is 12) a Kindle for Christmas. I am using it, too -- and never thought I'd like something like this but I do. She likes it, too.

MM
 

broxi

ButtErFly
S: 12st5lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 30 Loss: 1st0lb(8.09%)
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I adore my kindle and couldn't be without it. There are also pirate sites were you can download books and use Calibre to change them over - not that I would do that!
 

JanD

maintaining since June'09
S: 15st9.5lb C: 10st13.6lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 24.8 Loss: 4st9.9lb(30.02%)
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Course not!! - But DO share the links for those of us less ethical than yourself ;) xx
 
#18
amazon do have free books too - worth keeping your eyes on the site as some change from time to time - ive picked up some good book by being on line at the right time
 


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