Originally Posted by stewacide
I'm unclear about whether it's possible to have a device that is BOTH backlit AND reflective, for indoor/outdoor use, or whether it's one or the other.
Sure! Transflective LCDs have been doing it for over 10 years.
It's not hard to do; think of the "one way glass" that reflects like a mirror when the back is dark and is transparent when the back is lit.