Originally Posted by JSWolf
The Kobo you are thinking of has bugs in the firmware. It's not made any more so it doesn't get the conversation that the current models do. The Kobo Mini also has bugs. So that should be out.
The Trekstor is smaller then a 5" screen. So if you want something that small, that's OK. But it is not nearly as nice as a 6" screen.
But, you won't be getting anything decent at under $30. You do have to spend more. You can get a nook Simple Touch for $80. But a reader that's $30 or less will be old and as HarryT said, the battery probably will be on it's last legs. In a case like this, trying to save money is going to end up costing you more.
Oh well that's disappointing.
I could have lived with the bugs, but dead battery ? No way
Let me process a little more