6 of the best Android eBook reading apps

6 of the best Android eBook reading apps
If you do any sort of serious reading, then your smartphone likely isn't your medium of choice to go for it. Indeed, with the popularization of eBook readers like Amazon's Kindle, Kobo's own devices, and even Barnes & Noble's Nook series, most of us are set for a long time to come, and the rest just make do with, you know, actual books.

We do some reading on the side, however, and while we can't deny the obvious advantages of an e-Ink screen over the LCD or AMOLED panel on your phone, we could nevertheless confirm that it hasn't been once or twice that we've been stuck somewhere, with time to kill, but without our trusty eReader at hand. Sure, they're getting smaller and smaller, but it's still a hassle lugging one around if you don't have a purse or something. But despair not! For in those times, your smartphone can do a fine job – at least so long as it's got a proper eBook reading app loaded.

Check out some of the best of them!

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14 Comments

1. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Ejeje...I find it very interesting that Aldiko Book Reader offers "tittles". A meaningless typing error, I know, but I couldn't help but poke a bit of fun.

2. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Moon+ by far the best.

10. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

Yeah. It's far better than aldiko and has great customization options.

3. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Lol By far the best E-Reader is Moon Reader. I can't believe it did not make the list. It supports alot of formats and is pretty easy to learn how to operate.

4. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

I googled around for a bit and I found moon reader on almost every other best e-reader list.. why did it not make this one?

5. Malaperdas

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 15, 2013

All these SUCK including Moon Reader that someone mention. If you are serious about reading scientific books in CHM format (I have tons larger than 250MB each for my science) NON of these work. I end up using 2 unfortunately CHM readers because some books are better in one than the other. Other readers CAN'T handle them at all. There are missing images and lots of problems. All these CHM files (I have hundrends and it's far more popular than PDFs or other formats) are presented Perfectly in any Windows laptop or desktop. All the readers on Android SUCK and believe me I checked them ALL.

6. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

dafaq? whose talking about scientific books o.O. Also the title of the article is Android eBook reading apps not Windows laptop or desktop. Of course a computer is going to have a better reading program but this article is not discussing best Ebook readers its ANDROID. so even if they all suck its still an android article.

7. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Please show where CHM files are the most popular format for ebooks. I looked on Google and I did not find one place that mentioned CHM.

8. araxala

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

Trusty play books for me :) been using it since it was included on my moto RAZR maxx. The latest update improved upon it even more

9. ravipotter

Posts: 19; Member since: Dec 27, 2012

If you consider just the book reading experience, nothing comes close to Moon+ Reader. Best ebook reader ever. Aldiko was like the one of the first, but soon was replaced by FBreader which was soon replaced by Moon, now Aldiko feels like touchwiz on jellybean, bloated and slow. Seriously though, please use the better apps before declaring the defunct ones as best.

11. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

i have installed moon reader as system app.

12. assassinsaad

Posts: 11; Member since: Dec 29, 2012

This post could have been named as "The best ebook readers for syncing".. The best ebook reader for me would be moon+.

13. etuoyo

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Aldiko and Moon Reader are unable to cope if you have a large library of books to import. Only app I found that can cope other than Play Books is UB Book Reader.

14. viccrack

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 26, 2016

i would go with cool reader and FB reader and for the cheapest online ebook store do check the site every book is under 5$ that site is called .. ebookswiki

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