Article last updated on: Nov 06, 2020

Electronic paper (or e-paper) is a collective name for display technologies that offer paper-like performance - high display clarity and sunlight readability, and all that with very low power consumption (usually ePaper displays do not require any power while the image is not changing).

ePaper displays are found in many devices, and most people will associate ePaper displays with e-readers such as Amazon's Kindle. electronic readers are also available from many other vendors.

The latest e-readers with ePaper displays

Kobo Libra H2O

The Kobo Libra H20 is a high-end waterproof e-reader that features a 7" 1680x1264 (300 PPI) E Ink Carta Display, 8 GB of storage and adjustable color temperature front lighting.

Kobo Libra H2O photo

The Kobo Libra H20 will launch by the end of 2019 for $169.99.

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2019

Amazon's 2019 edition (3rd-Gen) of its flagship e-reader, the Kindle Oasis adds an adjustable front-light light temperature (or warmth as Amazon calls it). The Oasis offers a 7" 300 PPI E Ink display, 8/32 GB of storage, 12 LEDs front light and comes in either Graphite or Champagne Gold colors.

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2019 photo

The Kindle Oasis 2019 (3rd-Gen) will ship on July 24 starting at $249.99 (8GB, with special offers).

NOOK GlowLight Plus

Barnes & Noble NOOK GlowLight Plus is the company's 2019 e-reader that features a large 7.8" E Ink display, front lighting (B&N's glowlight tech) and has 8GB of memory and is water proof.

NOOK GlowLight Plus photo

The NOOK GlowLight Plus will start shipping by the end of May 2019 for $199.99.

Xiaomi iReader A6

Xiaomi's iReader A6 is an E Ink e-reader that features a 6" 1448x1072 (300 PPI) Carta HD display, color-shifting front lighting, a 1Ghz IMX6 Solo Lite chipset and 8GB of internal memory. The linux-based A6 is waterproof supports several e-book formats, including MOBI, PDF, EPUB and more.

Xiaomi iReader T6 photo

The iReader A6 is now on sale in China for ¥998 (around $145 USD).

Onyx Boox Nova Pro

Onyx's BOOX Nova Pro (a smaller edition of the BOOX Note Pro) is an e-reader/tablet device that sports a 7.8" 1872x1404 Mobius Carta E Ink display, Wacom stylus, a 1.6 Ghz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and Android 6.

Onyx Boox Nova Pro photo

The BOOX Nova Pro will ship in early 2019, and will be sold via the Onyx Boox Amazon store.

Kobo Forma

Kobo's Forma is a large-sized premium e-reader that features a 8-inch 1440x1920 (300 PPI) E Ink Carta display, 8 GB of storage and an LED front light. The Forma is waterproof (IPX8).

Kobo Forma photo

The Format will launch on October 16 for $280.

Kobo Clara HD

The Kobo Clara HD is an e-reader that features a 300 dpi 6" touchscreen E Ink display, front light, 8GB of storage and Wi-Fi.

Kobo Clara HD photo

The Calara HD will start shipping in June 2018 for $129.

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