Originally Posted by Freeshadow
For some people a touch screen or wireles conn would be just a power wasting addon, so "better" is subjective.
The less features one doesn't use is built in the less possibilities some subsystem you never needed breaks down rendering the device wholly useless.
De gustibus non est disputandum.
I get 3 weeks out of my Kobo Touch, which is ages and it's pretty reliable as well.