If you think IPad is not worth the price, Kindle is too specific with its ebook reader only functions. How about using Android tablet as ebook reader ? With Google Android tablet’s reasonable price (starts from 109 USD) you can use it as ebook reader, internet & multimedia browsing. By download the Google Android tablet online ebook provider “aldiko” you can use Google Android tablet as color ebook reader.
Here is the list of available Google Android tablet : Matricom 7″ bSocial xE Google Android Internet Tablet, 7 Touch Tablet Internet Media Player 2GB Google Android OS – ROCKCHIP CPU, 7″ inch Google Android Touchpad Tablet PC notebook Netbook Internet MID UMPC E-Book Reader.
And here is the MID UMPC Google Android tablet ebook reader unboxing video that you might want to check it out. Maybe it’s not that perfect with some slow responsive but with 100 USD ebook reader I think Google Android tablet is one of the interesting choice for budgeted e-book reader.