With tablet computers and the large-screen smartphones also known as “phablets” offering owners eReader functionality delivered by an app, the venerable Amazon Kindle still reigns supreme as the superior eReader experience. The recent introduction of the Kindle Voyage ups the ante for Amazon, with a smattering of new features that add nicely to the weeks-long battery life that make the Kindle line the eReader of choice for discerning bookworms.
The Voyage’s $199 price tag for the ad supported WiFi version ($269 for the WiFi plus 3G model — add $20 to either model for ad free) is significantly higher than Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite — the next highest priced Kindle model. Is it worth the extra cash for this high-end eReader? Let’s take