Originally Posted by jswinden
I have the Touch and the PW. The PW touch response is a little faster than the Touch and the feel of the screen is better. The Touch has a really smooth screen and the PW has a nicer texture that feels almost like fine paper. Neither respond very fast as they are eInk devices, so I really wouldn't attempt to compare them to the iPad or phones which have instant refresh.
I think you nailed it. I think the Paperwhite is better than the Touch in terms of highlighting and page turning.