Originally Posted by knc1
The fewer gray-scale steps would give them better edge definition in the fonts.
And since they are promoting the "sharp and clear" characteristics, it seems a reasonable thing to do from a marketing stand-point.
It would not make as much sense if it was intended as a graphic display device rather than as a book display device.
Not fewer. Just not two copies. I posted a thread some time ago, comparing screenshots to screen photos demonstrating the anomalies from not duplicating the top and bottom half-bytes, which was later confirmed in the GPL source code. See my post above for more details.