Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite has a built-in light like the Nook device, allowing you to read regardless of the lighting conditions. It's got 62% more pixels than past devices and 25% better contrast too for sharper, darker text. Even with the light on the Paperwhite will last eight weeks and can hold up to 1,100 books. Available from Amazon for £109.
Everyday we get sent research telling us that eReaders are purchased as gifts and then never used afterwards, but regardless of what surveys tell us there are still a LOT of die-hard eReader fans, just take a look at how many hands are full of shiny little Kindles on the tube.
So here’s our pick of five eReaders available in the UK whatever your budget happens to be. Just make sure the person you’re buying for isn’t stuck in the past and would happily accept a little eReader over a regular book made of paper and old stuff (eww).