When comparing Google Play Books vs Joey for Reddit, the Slant community recommends Joey for Reddit for most people. In the question“What are the best Material Design apps?” Joey for Reddit is ranked 17th while Google Play Books is ranked 74th. The most important reason people chose Joey for Reddit is:
No lag or stutter, smooth as butter.
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Pro Allows bookmarking pages, highlighting text, and adding notes
Google Play Books offers many options while reading such as bookmarks, highlights and notes. Making for a good app to use for academic .pdfs and .epubs.
Pro Immersive mode
Google Play Books has built in immersive mode when reading. This allows for the navigation and notification bars to be hidden, allowing the full screen to be used for the eBook.
Pro Built-in dictionary
Google Play Books has an inbuilt dictionary for users to use to look up unfamiliar words.
Pro Supports PDF & EPUB uploads
Users can use the Google Play Books webpage or app to upload their own .epubs or PDFs.
Pro Syncs across devices
No matter what device one is using the Google Play Books service on it will sync all eBooks and placement into the cloud.
Pro Has light and dark themes
Google Play Books offers a dark and a light theme to make it easier to read in dark or light rooms.
Pro Font, font-size, layout and theme can be customized
Margins, text size, line spacing and color theme of the page can be changed to the users liking,.
Pro Responsive interface
Like the majority of Google's apps, Google Play Books has a slick interface that works quite smoothly.
Pro Has text-to-speech support
Text to speech can be used to have an eBook read to the reader aloud.
Pro Books can be bought or rented directly from the app
Google Play Books has an in built eBook store within the app, making for a convenient way to purchase titles.
Pro Fast and fluid
No lag or stutter, smooth as butter.
Pro Streams all GIFs
No waiting for download of entire GIF. Streams instantly.
Pro Supports TTS
Only client which reads out content to you.
Pro See all the ancestors of a comment
You can see not only parent of a comment, but parent's parent and so on of a comment with single tap.
Pro Has screen lock feature
This is the only app with a screen lock feature.
Pro Most powerful text editor
One of the few mobile apps that has support for inserting tables, codes, headings.
Pro Read AMA in magazine style Q/A format
AMAs are available in magazine style Q/A formatting. works for multi author AMAs too.
Pro Can collapse the comment thread from anywhere
You can collapse the comment thread from anywhere inside the comment tree.
Pro Streams comments
Streams match threads.
Pro Lets you filter posts by flair
You can filter posts from r/science, r/LifeProTips, r/IAmA, r/askscience by flair.
Pro Easy to view albums and read image descriptions
It has vertical cards for albums, so swiping for next image and reading description is in same direction.
Pro Swipe to close
Swipe to close is available for everything.
Pro Reader view
Read web articles without the clutter.
Pro Amoled night theme available
Power saving with Amoled night theme. Normal night theme also present.
Pro Omni Subreddit Finder
Searches your subscriptions and the web simultaneously.
Pro Color coded usernames
Highlights users who have participated earlier in the comment chain.
Collapse comments at any level of your choice.
Pro Real trophy case for reddit trophies
This is the only app that has got the Reddit trophies correctly.
Pro Auto theme change
Change themes automatically.
Pro It has the fastest GIF loading speed
This is the faster reddit app, when it comes to loading GIF files.
Pro Supports live threads
Full support for Reddit live threads.
Pro You can add upcoming AMAs to your calendar
Upcoming AMAs can be added to calendar, so you never miss an AMA.
Pro Beautiful error screens
Even the error screens have cute animals.
Pro 16 million colors for customization
Both primary color and accent color have 16 million options.
Pro Beautiful animations
Has very beautiful and smooth animations. For example when upvoting or downvoting stuff.
Pro Shows which AMAs are going on
It shows live AMAs going on currently, so you can participate in them.
Pro Doesn't put strain on eyes
The sepia theme is very easy on the eyes.
Con External SD card
Google play books doesn't have the ability to save the downloaded books to an external SD card.
Con Lacks library management features
No shelves, categories, or reading lists.