Originally Posted by jswinden
I hope they bring out an updated Touch non-lighted version next Fall. I like my Touch, but the screen has always been too dark. I will never buy another PW style reader with the light layer. That layer might be okay for many people but it definitely is a degradation when viewed with my eyes. I like the higher resolution of the PW and everything about it except that gawd awful layer of plastic that blocks my clear view of the eInk screen. Surely there is a much better way to light a reader than what the PW uses.
What plastic layer? Maybe you had a bad unit. The text on my Paperwhite is crisp and clearer than any of my Kindles. It's the former Kindles that look horrible to me now. I can't read on them, it hurts my eyes.