Originally Posted by Dragoro
She said that the paperwhite was just put out in response to the nook glow even though Amazon stated that it had been working on perfecting the light for 4 years.
I find Amazon's information releases highly selective. And doing a search of patents assigned to Amazon (there are 79 of them), I couldn't find any for lighting. So I wouldn't blame this reviewer for ignoring an unsubstantiated vendor claim. If I'm wrong about that, and there is an actual story out there explaining the four year research saga, I'll retract this statement.
It seems to me a highly positive review. I'm satisfied with my Kindle Keyboard 3G and it's lighted cover, but if I was getting a new device, and didn't have a need fuller 3G web coverage, I would like what I had read.
My main complaint with the review is failure to address ease of repair issues. But I know that, like 3G issues, most buyers will not much care about it.