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I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 tablet as an e-reader. I like it because it has a 10" screen, runs Android (which allows me to install several comic/magazine/book reader apps), does colour and B&W without breaking a sweat and has a 1TB external microSD card which contains most of my books/comics/magazines that I am interested in at the moment. The SIM aspect I never really used - if I need internet access outside the house I pair it with my phone.

The S4 came out in 2018 and I bought in December (if memory serves). Tablets have a ~5 years lifespan so mine is due to suffer a glitch sometime in the next 12-24 months. So I am looking for a replacement for it. Yes, I could probably buy another Android tablet, but they tend to be on the heavy side and chew up power. Since I don't really watch videos on the S4 (although I do sometime listen to audio-books), I was wondering if there was an eInk reader out there which:
  • runs Android
  • easily allows apps to be installed (I have my preferred readers).
  • has a 10" colour screen.
  • wi-fi capable.
  • accepts external microSD cards.

Let's face it - ideally I would like an S4 with an eInk screen. Is there such a beastie out there? I tried doing some searches but none of the readers I found (including reviews) even mentioned the presence/absence of mSD cards. And they all seem to have 7.8" screens.
 

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Hmmm... makes the Fire an interesting proposition. Luckily, I don't need to decide right now. :giggle: Unless the S4 suddenly packs it in I can take a few months to look around.

Wonder why all the mSD-capable tablets report such low storage limits. My S4 happily uses a 1TB card, so why is everybody quoting 32GB-256GB as a maximum?
 
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