E-readers are quickly becoming an amazing business idea nowadays since most people are starting to believe it is easier on their delicate eyes than reading from phone screens. Even if Amazon’s Kindle is definitely the biggest brand of them all in this business, the Chinese e-reader market has started seeing various domestic brands topping the popularity lists. For the best options right now, see our list of 5 Best E-Book Devices In China:


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What makes this brand unique is that it offers devices from 7.8 to 13.3 inches that can also work as digital note-taking tablets, equipped with a pen that lets users pen down their notes as they would in any paper notebook.

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The latest Onyx devices such as the Max Lumi (13.3 inch), Onyx Boox Note Air (10.3 inch), the Note 3 (10.3 inch), and the Nova 3 and Nova 3 Color (7.8 inch) all have a wide variety of functions.

2. Amazon:

The Amazon e-reader brand is so popular, China adores it as well. However, the truth is that in the Asian part of the world, there is not much difference between Amazon and Onyx.

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Kindle is available at more affordable prices though, and its functionality is more straightforward as an e-book reader. Kindle also delivers an admirable battery life.

3. iFlytek:


Still on the topic of best e-book devices in China. This one is a partially state-owned Chinese AI firm established in 1999 that also produces e-book readers. The Smart Office X2 is the e-book reader that is presently gaining popularity in China, and it even scored number one on e-commerce platform JD.com recently.

It is almost very expensive and it is a 10.3-inch E Ink device. If you want something that would work as a note taking device as well, this is the brand for you.

4. IReader/Zhangyue:

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Zhangyue doesn’t just launch e-readers, it is also the online literature publisher behind the iReader platform. Its the most popular ebook reader in China right now, and it possesses 8GB storage.

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The iReader Smart 2 is also well known on JD.com, and it is a note-taking device with 32GB storage and a 10.3 inch screen. The difference with the Smart X device mainly lies in its screen quality.

5. Hanvon:

Best E-Book Devices In China

Despite the fact that this brand made our list, it is not as popular like other devices above. It delivers top value for money however, as it comes with a 6-inch 1024×758 resolution screen and 4GB in storage. Their product is even marketed as being simple, stylish, and ergonomic.

There you have it – a comprehensive list of 5 of the best e-book devices in China. If you have any personal favorite or other recommendations, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.

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