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What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books? (max. 3 answers)

Kindle E-reader (Kindle, Paperwhite, Voyage, Oasis)
Kindle Fire Tablet
Tablet Other (e.g. iPad)
Smartphone (e.g. iPhone, Android, etc.)
Laptop or Notebook Computer
Desktop Computer
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Hello fans of Kindle books. What device do you use to read your Kindle books?
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« Last Edit: June 14, 2017, 03:12:53 AM by alexnewton »
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 03:18:56 AM »
I use a kindle eReader. I have a smartphone and tablet, and they both have the kindle app, but I only very very rarely actually read on them.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 04:55:23 AM »
I don't read e-books on anything but an e-ink Kindle.
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That takes me into places where I've never been before.
It leads me into fairyland or countries strange and far.
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 05:45:23 AM »
I don't read e-books on anything but an e-ink Kindle.

Same here.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2017, 07:04:30 AM »
Your results are likely to be skewed since you are on a forum that initially started for people who owned Kindles :)
Most of us old-timers would rather read on e-ink than any other options (generally speaking).

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2017, 07:10:04 AM »
Kindles only. When I say kindles I mean the e-ink devices.

Although I have a fire, android tablet and phone, I don't read on them. Not more than a couple of pages when in a waiting room, but I usually give up. I just can't read on anything tablet like.


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2017, 07:55:08 AM »
I downloaded the Kindle app and read ebooks on my computer.


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2017, 08:00:52 AM »
I've only read on a Fire tablet. The 1st gen until I upgraded to the HDX and now I'm using the HDX 8.9. If/when they stop making the larger Fire tablets, I'll probably go to Samsung and use the Kindle app from there. Gotta have my black bg and white text for reading.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2017, 10:21:34 AM »
I only voted for Kindle e-reader. I have very occasionally used other devices -- mostly my phone -- but that was out of pure desperation. :)

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2017, 06:59:27 PM »
The survey only allowed 3 options, but I use 4. In order of preference/usage:

- Paperwhite - for most reading (hammock, walking, etc)
- Laptop (2) - next best option
- Desktop (2) - when there are links and large images
- Smartphone (1) - can be good for forcing myself to slow down and read instead of parse

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2017, 08:30:07 PM »
I mainly use my Kindle Paperwhite, and mainly read unillustrated fiction. For books with color illustrations or hyperlinks, I use the Kindle app on my iPad.  Also use the app to read book samples, and usually buy books via the iPad rather than directly from the Kindle. I just find it a lot easier to navigate on the iPad, especially if I want to skim user reviews.