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Old 09-26-2012, 08:10 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by paaThaka View Post
And the most interesting feature for a reader is left out:

ALL of them have a very glossy, reflective, self-illuminated LCD/IPS screen.

None of them have matte eInk type screens.

Sucky for battery life, sucky for outdoors, sucky for reflections, sucky for vision ergonomy, sucky for tired eyes, sucky for long continuous reading.

Not readers, but tablets for people who surf.

The market is still waiting for a high resolution eREADER (not a general purpose tablet that will shave your beard and massage your legs) that has a proper screen for reading at long hours.
For plain text books, maybe, but there is more out there. Magazines, newspapers, kids books, interactive books, ... all these require LCDs. If you're not interested in any of these, then an eInk device is better for you, but not everybody is in the same boat.
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