New Released eReaders of 2021

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eReader is an ideal reading device for you to read your books on the go. Not only does it being easy on the eyes, but also lightweight and portable. So you can take all your books with you no matter where you go. And every year, eReader providers will try to improve the quality of their devices and also add new useful features. Therefore, big manufacturers, like Amazon, will release new models of their popular product series, such as Kindle Paperwhite. And here are some of the best new eReaders that are released in 2021.

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1. New Released eReaders by Amazon

In September, Amazon announced the next generation of Kindle Paperwhite with three new models: the all-new Kindle Paperwhite, the first-ever Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition, and a brand-new Kindle Paperwhite Kids. Kindle Paperwhite has always been the most popular Kindle. And the new generation combines premium hardware, faster performance, and a redesigned user interface for a more enjoyable reading experience.

1. Kindle Paperwhite 5

The all-new Kindle Paperwhite comes with the largest ever 6.8-inch display, up to 10 weeks of battery life, adjustable warm light, USB-C charging. The display offers an additional 10% brightness to ensure reading is more comfortable on the eyes. Another main change of this model from the previous ones is the USB-C port. The all-new Kindle Paperwhite is only $139.99 and is available in 8 GB in Black.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 5

The Kindle Paperwhite 2021 also has a specialized edition which adds 32 GB of storage, and for the first time, wireless charging. There’s also an auto-adjustment feature of the front light where it changes the level according to the environment you are in. The price for the signature edition is much higher than the regular version. It is $189 for the US market.

2. First-ever Kindle Paperwhite for Kids

Amazon introduces first-ever Kindle Paperwhite Kids, providing distraction-free reading time for Kids to explore thousands of books, including Keeper of the Lost Cities, Big Nate, Harry Potter, Warriors, and many more. Kindle Paperwhite Kids arrives with a 6.8” glare-free display and has features like vocabulary builder, reward badges, and word wise. It is just $159.99.

kindle paperwhite kids

2. New Released eReaders by Kobo

Kobo just announced two new eReaders - the Libra 2 and Sage. Both have 32GB of internal storage and full support for Bluetooth wireless technology. So it can easily hold about 2400 of your favorite ebooks easily. Of course, you can also listen to your audiobooks directly on Kobo using a Bluetooth speaker.

1. Kobo Sage

The Kobo Sage retails for $259, which is meant to be the successor of the Kobo Forma and features an 8? E Ink display where you can also draw and write using their stylus (sold separately for $40) and get the handwritten notes converted to text. It comes with USB-C for charging, a warm and cold front light (ComfortLight Pro) for reading at night, and sideloading ebooks from PC. In a word, Kobo Sage is the best eReader that has been made by Kobo so far for it has all the features you can get from Kobo devices.

kobo sage 2021

2. Kobo Libra 2

The Kobo Libra 2 can be purchased for $179 from the Kobo website. It is literally the second generation Kobo Libra H2O. But the Kobo Libra 2 does come with new features, such as a new E INK Carta 1200 touchscreen (delivers a faster display, quicker page turns, and deeper contrast), a new USB-C connector, Bluetooth wireless technology for listening to audiobooks, a new audiobook store in the Kobo bookstore, a higher resolution of 1264×1680 with 300 PPI (great for reading ebooks), and newly added dark reading mode.

kobo libra2 2021

3. New Released eReaders by PocketBook

Swiss eReader maker PocketBook is one of the largest global manufacturers of premium e-readers based on E Ink technology. The company was founded in 2007 and its products are sold in 40 countries worldwide. With its mix of quality hardware, unique software and ergonomic product design, PocketBook products are tailored for the premium e-readers market segment.

1. PocketBook InkPad Color

PocketBook InkPad Color is the world's first e-reader that is capable of displaying 4096 colors after adopting the latest and improved color E Ink Kaleido plus screen. It is perfect for reading comics. This e-reader is absolutely the color E Ink device available which appeals audiences worldwide. Despite the large screen, PocketBook InkPad Color is one of the world's lightest 7.8” e-readers which weighs only 225g. The new PocketBook InkPad Color also features audio playback and supports 6 popular audio formats (M4A, M4B, OGG, OGG.ZIP, MP3, MP3.ZIP).

pocketbook inkpad color

2. PocketBook InkPad Lite

PocketBook announced a brand-new e-reader InkPad Lite with a 9.7-inch E Ink display. Most importantly, PocketBook now makes reading on a big screen even more affordable. The large 9.7-inch screen is ideal for any content, especially for PDFs and textbooks. Besides, the new large-screen device also comes with SMARTlight feature, updated design and control buttons on the side panel, which guarantees the flawlessly comfortable reading. Unlike traditional front light, SMARTlight technology allows users to adjust not only the brightness of the screen but also the color temperature.

pocketbook inkpad lite

4. New Released eReaders by BOOX

In October, Onyx Boox launched three new devices, they are the 10.3?Note Air2 and Note5 and the 13.3?Max Lumi2. All three of them have note-taking capabilities and come with Android 11 and the new 3.2 firmware. The Note Air2 has upgraded to 4GB RAM and 64GB storage (from the 3GB and 32GB of the first-gen), while the Lumi2 now has 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.

1. BOOX Note Air 2

The second generation of Note Air comes with some significant upgrades. Note Air 2 is a 10.3" versatile writing tablet that doubles the storage to 4GB RAM+64GB ROM instead of 3GB RAM+64GB ROM to provide ample space for your notes, sketches and ebooks. It also pairs with paper-like new writing film and the new stylus improved magnets, offering better handwriting feel and making it a better digital notebook.

Note Air2 2021

2. BOOX Note 5

BOOX Note 5 is designed for a more convenient workflow. It's thin and powerful with a ton of features for reading and note-taking, which features an all-new design, advanced CPU, dual speakers, fingerprint recognition and a durable 10.3" screen. And the dual front light modes can enhance multitasking performance and help you fit in every task. Also, it matches the new magnetic BOOX styluses.

boox note5 2021

3. BOOX Max Lumi 2

BOOX MAX Lumi2 is BOOX’s high-end product which has a robust performance made for professional reading and heavy note-taking. It is the ideal device for work and study. It features an advanced octa-core processor, an ample battery(4300mAh), and a large 13.3-inch screen with new Carta 1250 Ink, which allows you to display A4-sized files and texts clearly, consume less power, and make multitasking much faster. Unlike Note Air 2 and Note 5, MAX Lumi 2 has the larger 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM storage which offers ample space for storing more files.

boox max lumi2 2021

Bonus Tip

If you like to purchase ebooks from different online retailers, like Amazon/Kobo/Google Play/Barnes&Noble, it might be convenient for you to read all your ebooks on any eReader by converting your ebooks to Mobi or EPUB (which are supported by the above eReaders).

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