When comparing PressReader vs Paperoak, the Slant community recommends Paperoak for most people. In the question“What are the best news readers for Android?” Paperoak is ranked 12th while PressReader is ranked 14th.
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Pro Text to voice translation in six languages
Being able to listen to articles is cool enough, but PressReader allows readers (or listeners) to hear their articles in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Russian.
Pro Text-to-text translation is available in 12 languages
Text-to-text support includes Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish. This is just one more feature that sets PressReader apart as one of the best news readers for Android.
Pro New content is easy to discover
PressReader allows you to search by publication name, interest, country, or language preference. PressReader's advanced search options is one more aspect that emphasizes their attention to quality.
Pro Easy to install and sync
With PressReader, you can sync your bookmarks, news preferences, and alerts across other apps on your Droid, or across other devices.
Pro Downlaod full issues for offline reading
If you can't stay connected to the web, you can quickly download an article and move on with your life. This feature brings PressReader even closer to emulating tangible publications.
Pro Doesn't contain ads
Pro It's free
Pro It's fast
Pro Supports multiple languages like English, German, Portuguese at the same time
Pro Can save articles offline by adding them to your bookmarks
Pro Website and Android application for reading
Pro OPML Import
You can now import feed using an OPML file on the web app which will then be automatically synced with your android app.
Pro Import RSS/Atom feed
You can now import RSS/Atom feeds right from within the Android app.
Con "No connection error" is common among users
Many readers have given PressReader a 1 star reviews after the most recent update because it won't connect to the internet, which means they are unable to download articles.
Con Costs $39.99 per month
Although some readers may already spend this on tangible publications, PressReader is more expensive than its counterparts.
Con Constantly Crashes
According to user reviews, the newest update has caused the app to be very unstable. This problem is so common that almost half of PressReader's ratings are one star.
Con Not available on iOS
PaperOak does not have an iOS version yet.