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Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle DX

Apple iPad
Price (with school discount) $99 (including SD card with 1,000 books) $379 (including books from 50 States Reading Lists, over 1,000 books from free sources and dual position leather carrying case) $109 $379 $499
Weight 5.6 oz (158 g) 23.4 oz (662 g) 8.5 oz (241 g) 18.9 oz (536 g) 1.35 lb (613 g)
Built -In Educational Features
Simplest eBook reader on the market
6 available Font sizes
Interface in 13 languages
Load Your Own Content
50-state reading list
Teachers and school administrators resources
Parent support and advice
Fully interactive SAT course
"Overdrive" library access
Wireless access to online textbooks and other resources
Speed Reading course
English Explanatory Dictionary narrated by professional linguists
Bi-lingual dictionary (choice of language)
Course of English and foreign language grammar
Speech recognition and speech analysis based phonetic Language Teacher and U-Learn courses that teach any of the 52 available languages and provide great support to ESL students
Pictured dictionaries for 38 languages
Cross translator for 180 languages
Vocabulary Builder
Linguistic Crosswords
Reference materials for Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Earth Science
Interactive Periodic Table of Elements
Graphing and scientific calculators
Optional GPS for student location monitoring
Wi-Fi connection to Internet and Teacher?s console
Optional 3G module
Text-to-Speech with sentence mark up and more
Bookmarks and Annotations
Sharing text
Public Notes
Popular Highlights
Built-In Dictionary with Instant Lookup
Wireless Access to Wikipedia
Personal Document Service via Whispernet
Built-in Dictionary With Instant Lookup
Wireless Access to Wikipedia
Requires purchasing or downloading individual programs from App Store
Display High Quality 5" reflective Black/White TFT 9.7" E-Ink Triton Color touch screen. The only Color E-Ink product available on the market 6" E-Ink Pearl Black/White 9.7" E-Ink Pearl Black/White 9.7" LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
Screen Resolution 640 x 480 pixels 1600 x1200 pixels 800 x 600 pixels 1200 x 824 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
4xAAA batteries. Optional rechargeable AAA batteries
Continuous reading time - 90 hours - 10,800 pages
Standby time - 2 years
Power adapter
miniUSB cable
Continuous reading time 11,000 pages
Standby time - 1 month
U.S. power adapter
USB 2.0 cable
U.S. power adapter
USB 2.0 cable
AC adapter charging via power adapter or USB to computer
Storage SD card up to 32GB (16,000 books) 4 GB internal, SD card up to 32GB (18,000 books) 3,500 books 3,500 books 16GB +
Book Availability Any free source of books from Google Books and others. Own texts and curriculums Any online store (Barnes & Noble, Kobo), free sources (Google Books,, own school texts and curriculums. Including sites like: store store Apple store only
Format Support TXT, FB2. Other formats - LIT, MOBI, EPUB, HTML, PRC, RTF, PDB, PDF with Calibre file conversion to TXT and FB2. Adobe DRM 9.1, ePub, Mobi, PRC, RTF, TXT, PDF, FB2,djvu, JPG, Gif, PNG, BMP MOBI, PRC, TXT, Amazon's proprietary DRM-restricted format (AZW) MOBI, PRC, TXT, Amazon's proprietary DRM-restricted format (AZW) ePub, PDF, AZW, iBooks for books purchased through the iBooks Store.