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I currently have a kindle but I think it's about 6 or 7 years old!
Now that I'm trying to get back into reading I'm thinking of upgrading but am seeing people talk about Nooks?
Must admit I hadn't heard of this before so I'm just wanting to know the main difference between Kindle and Nook? Or is it like the Apple vs Android debate?
If it makes a difference, I am an android user and have a Microsoft laptop.
Thanks in advance!
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I think one of the most interesting distinctions between the Nook and Kindle is that the Kindle Paper-white version is waterproof and can even be submerged for a certain length of time. A unique feature of the Barnes and Noble Nook is that it has an actual button that allows you to turn the pages.
Both the Nook and Kindle have entry level, middle of the line and top models. You can find entry level Kindle Fire tablets for roughly $79 dollars and Nook entry level tablets for under $100.
Battery life of both tablets is similar boasting either a month long or weeks long battery sustainability.
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I have a kindle. You need a kindle or its App to buy and read books from Amazon.
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I live in Australia, and also use Android for both my phone and tablet and Nook isn't available via playstore. I'm not sure whether you have access to the Nook app where you live, but worth checking that out first.
Regarding kindle/amazon kindle unlimited. You can subscribe for $13.99 p/m and have access to over a million titles without added costings. It's annoying to purchase e-books while paying this subscription fee, and oftentimes I find titles which seem ridiculously over-priced, for e-books, and sometimes stop reading e-books while I source a physical copy, and read that instead. But I'm not familiar with Nook's progress since I owned mine around ten years ago.