So I have this shitty tablet that's a little old, too big and horribly slow that been just pissing me off lately. Then today I had to go work an all day event and the damn thing could hardly boot and then was dead and shut down once it finally did. I used the thing mostly to read at these work events where I have a variance of downtime that is never set. Trial and error has taught me that in this regard bigger is not better as when interrupted (or if I just hear something that distracts me) I seem to have more trouble finding my place again. So today I simply bought a book on amazon on my phone. Didn't have much time for reading today sadly, but I much enjoyed reading on the phones kindle app overall. Larger text on a smaller screen made it easy to follow and easy to find my spot on page again even with a full scan, but my phone screen is definitely too small. The tablet is a 10" ish display and the phone is a phone.
So I was browsing eReaders and tablets just now on amazon when I realized there is more to this than I had anticipated. Im not entirely sure of the functional differences between the 2 for starters aside from the obvious 'dis one for reedin' vs 'dis one for all' so I figured I'd ask my largest known resource who have experience with these devices. My book buying experiences have all been through Droid systems via amazon/ kindle and read using the Kindle app. I don't know if that makes a difference. There is color vs e-ink displays. There are back lighting options. Memory options. Sizes. Store catalog availibility and pricing. Online checkout (wtf that sounds cool) as well as other things yall are aware of with use that I haven't even considered.
Kinda kicking myself for not trying these out when there were a few floating around my house for a week... but oh well. Let me know your experiences good and bad if you can, I would appreciate it a great deal.