"As is expected, the battery life for both devices is affected by the lights, but is still very good. Amazon estimates the Kindle Paperwhite will last eight weeks with its light on. Barnes & Noble says the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight will last for a month with its light on and two months with the light off. Both companies tested battery life for a half-hour of daily reading with Wi-Fi off.E-Reader Review: A Little Night Reading With Light-Up Devices - WSJ.com
If you still can't decide, some of Amazon's extra features may sell you. Certain titles from the bookselling giant include a feature called X-ray, which displays extra details about the book. And the Kindle Paperwhite can receive library books via Wi-Fi, while the Nook uses a clumsy transferring technique that requires a USB cord."
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
E-Reader Review: A Little Night Reading With Light-Up Devices - WSJ.com
Final paragraphs of an enlightening review