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  • Hey guys, welcome back to the channel.

  • If you're new here. My name is Ali.

  • I'm a junior doctor working in Cambridge.

  • And in this video, I'm going to be answering the age-old question of

  • whether an iPad Pro is better for reading

  • or whether an Amazon Kindle is the one that you should go for.

  • This is a question that has been plaguing philosophers

  • for thousands of years, but I'm hoping to answer it

  • for you as quickly as possible in this very short video.

  • So basically the answer is I would recommend a Kindle

  • for reading most things.

  • A Kindle is absolutely amazing because it looks

  • like you're actually reading on paper.

  • So this is the "Book of Bad Blood."

  • It is about Theranos, blood-testing startup that turned out to be

  • a bunch of lies, but it's a sort of book

  • that I'm going to be reading cover to cover.

  • It's a sort of book, I would read from start to finish and therefore

  • reading it on a Kindle is absolutely perfect because it looks like real paper,

  • it feels like reading an actual book.

  • And I've been using the Kindle to read about 99"00:00:43,600 --> 00:00:46,300 of the books I've read for the last like 10 plus years.

  • The only thing an iPad is good for in my opinion

  • when it comes to reading is for things like medical textbooks

  • where you want to be able to kind of scan it from page to page,

  • you want to be able to flick around,

  • you want to be able to grab your Apple Pencil

  • and maybe add some bits and bobs on your iPad.

  • That's the sort of thing that is just completely impossible to do with the Kindle.

  • So if the sort of reading you're going to be doing involves

  • actually reading cover to cover a hundred percent, you should get a Kindle.

  • Even if you have an iPad,

  • it's just a far better experience reading on a Kindle

  • because it looks like real paper, you can read it in bed,

  • it doesn't strain your eyes, the new Kindles are waterproof,

  • iPad is not waterproof.

  • The Kindle is cheap and light,

  • you can carry around wherever you go.

  • The iPad is not cheap.

  • It's kind of like, you can't sort of carry around,

  • it's a quite hard to use the iPad Pro one-handed.

  • You could use the iPad Mini one-handed,

  • but fundamentally reading on an iPad feels like reading on a screen

  • whereas reading on a Kindle feels like reading on real paper.

  • That completely sells the Kindle for me.

  • Like, if you if you want a device for reading you have to go for the Kindle.

  • If you want a device for browsing through textbooks

  • or PDFs or whatever and annotating them then the iPad is better.

  • I'll use both extensively whenever I go on holiday,

  • I take both the Kindle and the iPad Pro with me and people sometimes say:

  • "Oh, why are you carrying both devices can't you

  • just use the Kindle app on your phone to read?"

  • and yeah, you can, but it's just so so nice, reading on a Kindle.

  • Reading on the phone feels like, you know, I'm just looking at my phone.

  • So, I'd hundred percent recommend the Kindle.

  • In fact, I've made a couple of videos about this.

  • The Kindle is probably the second most valuable purchase

  • I've ever made in my life after the original camera

  • that I bought which kick-started my YouTube channel.

  • So, I've been a Kindle Fanboy

  • since like 2008 or something like that.

  • And that's only going to continue,

  • I've got hundreds of books on Kindle

  • and I automatically assign them to my Goodreads account when I'm reading,

  • so I can keep track of everything I've read.

  • I also have the Kindle app

  • on the iPad and it's all right on the iPad.

  • I sometimes you know, if I absolutely have to I would use the Kindle app

  • to read on the iPad, but it's just not as nice.

  • It's like reading on his screen rather than reading on paper.

  • So yeah, that's pretty much it.

  • If you want to read and you should get a Kindle.

  • If you have an iPad but don't have a Kindle.

  • I would still probably recommend you buy the Kindle

  • because it's just for a far better experience.

  • If you have a Kindle should you`re getting iPad?

  • Well, maybe, but not for reading purposes.

  • If you want to get an iPad, you should get an iPad

  • for all the other reasons to get an iPad.

  • The iPad is not a device very well suited for reading things cover to cover.

  • It's amazing for all sorts of other things.

  • So, that's pretty much it for the Kindle.

  • Kindle is amazing. I'll put an affiliate link in the description below.

  • So, if you buy it, I'll make like one percent commission from Amazon

  • for selling something from their website.

  • So yeah, thank you for watching the video.

  • If you liked it, please give it a thumbs up.

  • If you haven't subscribed to channel yet, then please consider doing so.

  • Have a lovely day, and I'll see you in the next video.

  • Bye.

Hey guys, welcome back to the channel.

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