The eReader war began in earnest this year, but it heated up just as summer did. With Amazon reporting that eBooks are now outselling hardcovers, and the iPad exploding onto the scene, stakes are higher than ever for domination of the eBook market. Barnes and Noble launched an early offensive, cutting prices on the Nook and causing big players such as Amazon and Sony to follow suit. In late July Amazon launched its updated Kindle, selling out within days. From June to August, lower cost readers have gone from approximately US $250 to $150.
There's an interesting article HERE that compares the features of all the major eReaders on the market.It is well worth reading if you are considering taking the plunge and getting an eReader.