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View Poll Results: Which bezel colour for most comfortable reading?
Black 71 67.62%
White 8 7.62%
Silver 8 7.62%
Gray 18 17.14%
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Old 06-26-2011, 12:34 PM   #1
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Which bezel colour is easiest on the eyes?

Which bezel colour do you prefer in terms of easy, comfortable reading?
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Thanks for your input so far!

Looks like I had not thought of some options... sorry for that. Unfortunately there is no way to change a poll, and I didn't want to creat a new one.

Poll options people have missed so far:
  • colour doesn't matter
  • red
  • pink
  • blue
  • any dark colour
  • brown

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Old 06-26-2011, 04:24 PM   #2
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My color choice wasn't up there. I have 4 colors, white (nook), black (kindle), silver (sony) & raspberry pink (sony). I like the raspberry pink the best. I find it easy on my eyes. Next I like the white of the nook classic.
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Old 06-26-2011, 04:38 PM   #3
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You are missing one very important option:
- Doesn't really matter.

I have had several readers with various bezels and I see no difference between black one and white one.
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Old 06-26-2011, 04:39 PM   #4
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I played with the new Kobos at Chapters yesterday. The version with the black bezel did give the illusion of having better contrast over the white one.
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Old 06-26-2011, 04:51 PM   #5
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I've used navy blue, red, & black and they all looked fine. So just pick the color you like best.
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Old 06-26-2011, 04:55 PM   #6
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I've only had gray (Kindle) but once I start reading I don't notice it, I'm too concentrated on the book content.
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Old 06-26-2011, 06:46 PM   #7
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I would have voted blue, but for me anything that's not too shiny. I usually use a skin. Even brightly patterned skins don't keep me from enjoying the words on the page.
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You are missing one very important option:
- Doesn't really matter.

I have had several readers with various bezels and I see no difference between black one and white one.
I adorn my electronic gadgets with colorful matching skins.
Right now everything is dressed up in flashes of lightning across a red sky.

The one for my PRS-350 is from Decal Girl, the one on my Dell Streak is a custom order from Skin-it.
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I would agree that it just doesn't matter. I was reading on my Boox today, with its shiny white bezel, and I didn't notice it for the 100+ pages I read outside in the sun.
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Old 06-27-2011, 02:52 AM   #10
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With the options you offered, I'd go for black. But my real answer would be: any dark colour. So, not white, silver or gray.
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Well, i do prefer black, matte if possible, but black for sure.
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I thought I was smart to buy a pink Opus. It annoyed me a lot (it is quite bright compared to subdued Sony) so I bought a brown decal skin. I also had a flashy skin before but it was too much. So black, gray, brown, navy and nothing flashy for me.
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Dark Blue but I voted Black since that was the only really dark color listed.
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:50 AM   #14
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I've had black, white and silver yet and it does not matter the least bit. Buy the one you like best!
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:17 AM   #15
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I voted gray because of Kindle, IMO It's the color that's easier on the eyes for me.

While black looks cool, I think the color is too strong and intense, and normally don't like white too. But it all depends of the particular color or device. For example I like the black form the Nook STR because it's matte. The Sony PRS seems good in its black too. BUt as for the Boox M90 for example I think the black is just too strong, I think it would be distracting, and the white version seems to go better with the product. I think the difference is the size of the reader too.

Well but that's just my opinion
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