Kapil Lehar

Advantages of using a kindle over a paperback

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I was a big fan of paperback books. But with time I have realized the advantages of reading on Kindle far outweigh the benefits of reading from a hard copy. Today I would like to discuss with you the various benefits of using Kindle to read books.

It is easier on the eyes than most other screens

The lack of an LCD-based backlight system and the e-ink technology
results in less eye strain compared to the traditional desktops computers and
laptops and even the paperbacks. You also get to adjust the lighting of the
kindle device based on the version you buy.

Built-in dictionary

Imagine you are new to reading and have a poor vocabulary. Would it be feasible for you to keep a dictionary in one hand and a book in another? A kindle device to your rescue can help you search the word in the dictionary by just highlighting it.

Thousands of books in your pocket

Imagine you are on a holiday or business tour with a lot of travel time. It would be a real hassle to carry books with you. Kindle, at your rescue, allows you to carry all your books in a single light weighted device without any hassle.

Kindle books are cheaper than the paperback

Believe it or not, kindle books are always cheaper than
paperbacks. Some books offer low discounts like 5% while other books have a
discount of up to 50% on the price of paperbacks.

You save paper and the environment

How concerned are you about the environment in which you live? World consumption of paper has grown 400 percent in the last 40 years. Now nearly 4 billion trees or 35 percent of the total trees cut around the world are used in paper industries. While 80% of the world’s forests are already destroyed, we can do our part by not choosing paper books. Let’s be responsible for our environment and for the generations to come! Let’s choose kindle or any other electronic device of your interest.

No need to show to the people what you are reading

Sometimes you may find it embarrassing or unwilling to let people see the book that you are reading. Any person sitting next to you would be able to see the title of the book. For whatever reason, a person may not like to reveal the book that he or she might be reading. Reading from the kindle device would never let the other person know what you are reading and thus preserving your privacy.

Some books are available for free as well

While you buy a lot of books that no one will offer for free, kindle offers a lot of books that are free or offered at marginal prices during a sale

Portable and convenient to read

Kindle gives you the flexibility to read the book anytime, anywhere. A kindle device is easy to carry due to its portable size.

In the end, I’m not against those who like to read hard
copies or paperbacks. It all comes down to the preference of the readers. While
a lot of people must have tried reading through a kindle, it may take time to
adjust to the device. One must at least try to change habits to match the
future.

Kindle is an application available on IOS and Android phones. They are also available as electronic devices with a lot of features. If you wish to buy any one of the Kindle devices you can check out one of the Amazon Kindle products below.

 

Also check out our comprehensive bookshelf with the creamiest of book recommendations hand-picked for our readers.

Finally, let me know which type of reader you are in the comments section below.

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