The best gifts for readers in 2019
Save a tree: Read an ebook!
If you're looking for a Kindle to leave in the seat back pocket of an airplane, this is the one to get, just because it's so inexpensive. The latest version gets an updated body and a built-in light, but the better screen and higher resolution on the Paperwhite still beat it by a mile. .
Although it hasn't changed much in the last few years, the Paperwhite is still the default Kindle to gift. It's readable, the backlight makes it great for both dark and sunny situations and it's often discounted. .
Amazon Fire Tablet
Amazon's Fire tablets no longer have "Kindle" in the name, but they still work great as e-readers. The Fire 7 is usually $39, and a real steal (but not really powerful enough to be your everyday multimedia tablet). For reading, just note that it's not an E-ink screen, just a plain old LCD. But, on the other hand, it's in color, so reading graphic novels just got a lot better. Besides the 7-inch model, also check out the 8-inch and the iPad-like . .