Originally Posted by TheJohnNewton
I agree if all you want to do is read text then eInk is a great choice. For reading text though is better res than the current Kindle going to make much difference?
A little bit, yes.
They're still working on color eInk, and epapers are likely to have a lead in terms of power consumption for a long, long time.
That said, as usual I don't see much reason to proclaim eInk as "dead," nor to get terribly excited about this until it's actually shipping.