Originally Posted by jbcohen
Why have you chosen a dedicated ebook reader rather than a tablet? Some of the reasons that I can see are: Not wanting all those distractions from the books that we are reading and that battery life and the strain of the LCDs.
You are right about the eyestrain. I can't stand staring at an LCD screen for an extended period of time. It gives me an eyestrain.
I can read for hours and hours with a dedicated an e-reader with e-ink screen and my eyes never get tired. In fact, with Kindle Paperwhite, I find it much more pleasant to the eyes than a printed book. My eyes get tired much less.