Kindle is a type of electronic e-book reader that requires the user to download books. Paperback, on the other hand, is an ordinary book; it is something that a reader can hold in his hand and is made of paper.
An e-book reader is a portable electronic device that is mainly used to read digital e-books and magazines. The Amazon Kindle is a line of electronic book readers created and sold by Amazon.com. In 2007, the first version of the Kindle was released. The term Kindle refers to the act of starting a fire. Electronic paper, also known as e-paper, resembles ordinary paper and has various benefits, such as improved readability, reduced glare, etc.
A paperback book is sometimes known as a softback or a softcover book. These books are more prone to folding, bending, and creases with usage and time. When compared to a Kindle, paperbacks are substantially less expensive. Although they both produce the same newspaper impression, the Kindle is a device, and the paperback is a traditional book. Unlike a paperback, a Kindle can carry a large number of e-books. Paperbacks are less expensive because of decreased production costs and ease of distribution to the general public.
As a result, paperbacks are more affordable than Kindle. But everyone has their preference, some likes to read books on Kindle because of its portability and some likes to read Paperback hardcopy because of its feel.