Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Txtr Beagle

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Txtr Beagle

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Much thinner 4.8 mm vs 12.2 mm 2.5x thinner ; easily slides into bags
Significantly lighter weight 128 g vs 422 g 3.3x lighter weight
Is readable in direct sunlight Yes (E-Ink) vs No (LCD) Somewhat common; text doesn't look washed out in direct daylight
Has a removable battery Yes vs No Somewhat common; Old batteries can be replaced inexpensively
Front view of Barnes & Noble NOOK Color

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Barnes & Noble NOOK Color

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Can browse the web Yes vs No About half of E-Readers have a web browser
Can display full color Yes (LCD) vs No (E-Ink) Somewhat common; view images, read comics, and web-browse in full color
Can run Android apps Yes vs No About half of E-Readers support
Noticeably bigger screen 7" vs 5" 40% bigger screen
Can display in landscape mode Yes vs No About half of E-Readers support landscape mode
No black flash when turning pages No (LCD) vs Yes (E-Ink) Somewhat common; provides less obtrusive page turns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Beagle  vs
NOOK Color 
Screen resolution 800 x 600 1024 x 600
Screen size 5" 7"
Pixel density 200 ppi 169 ppi
Screen type E-Ink LCD
Flashes screen black during page turns Yes No

form factor

Size 140 x 105 x 4.8 mm 127 x 205 x 12.2 mm
Weight 128 g 422 g

connectivity

Beagle  vs
NOOK Color 
Bluetooth connectivity Yes No

features

Text to speech No No
Directly download library e-books to device No No
Web browser No Yes
Evernote integration No Yes
Landscape mode No Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Parental controls No No
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