Editors Liked

  • Affordable
  • Lightweight, easy to hold with one hand
  • Can play audiobooks over Bluetooth speaker
  • Great battery life
  • Smaller and sleeker design
  • Minor updates enhance Amazon's already best-in-class reader experience

Editors Didn't Like

  • Screen isn't very sharp
  • No auto brightness, blue-light filter
  • Lacks water-resistant
  • Audiobooks will deplete 4GB of storage quickly
  • The ad-free version costs $20 more
  • Only one storage option
  • Recessed display will catch dust and dirt