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Old 10-15-2012, 10:05 AM   #106
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Maybe these are shot at a better angle...
Thumbs up for your device's name!

And good to see that chances are, I'll get a good Paperwhite end of November...
(unless of course the ship all the defective ones to Europe in an attempt to resell them to what they consider eReader cavemen)
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:06 AM   #107
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:11 AM   #108
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Unless of course the ship all the defective ones to Europe in an attempt to resell them to what they consider eReader cavemen
The same thought had entered my mind actually!

And @Bookolver6: your looks good to me too If only I could be guaranteed to have a screen like that, I wouldn't hesitate to get one.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:12 AM   #109
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On the very biggest image I can see some green (upper right area) and pink (lower left, although there are still compression artifacts there so it's hard to say), but it still looks better than the best unit I've received.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:13 AM   #110
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Maybe these are shot at a better angle...
These show the dark shadow at the upper third of the screen. Others who just posted have the light level too high so it washes out the photos. I definitely saw faint pink blobs in @Heifzilla's photos. I bet if the light level were about 14 they would show up better.

@Heifzilla wrote, "This, and other things, is leading me to believe that much of these defective units are really in the eyes of the beholder." I can just as easily say that most of these newly posted and poorly photographed images are leading me to believe that many of the so-called "perfect" units are really only "perfect" in the eyes of their owner.
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Nice to finally see a good one!
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:16 AM   #112
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On the very biggest image I can see some green (upper right area) and pink (lower left, although there are still compression artifacts there so it's hard to say), but it still looks better than the best unit I've received.
When you point it out, I see it now too. Argh. I still think it's a pretty good one overall though.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:18 AM   #113
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...and trolling people who aren't happy, yes, hence the presence in this thread and why I pointed out that it'll only take a few extra seconds to take a picture. If you have time to troll, you have time to post a pic.
It was meant as a joke. After the first couple of days, I've just ignored these threads because I wass happy with mine. Sorry if I offended you. I'll post a picture later.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:21 AM   #114
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This was taken in a room with fairly bright indirect light from a window. 14 was the setting where it brightened the screen without making it "glow".
I think it's a little underexposed.
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Looking at it in Lightroom, if I turn down the exposure some darker blotches appear but nothing off color.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:27 AM   #116
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This was taken in a room with fairly bright indirect light from a window. 14 was the setting where it brightened the screen without making it "glow".
I think it's a little underexposed.
OK, I'll have yours
Now why can't they all be like that? I think there would be many more happy people about. I can see some very very faint pink in one area, but like Booklover6's unit, I don't find it strong enough to be distracting

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Old 10-15-2012, 10:49 AM   #117
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I don't see any color or shadows on mine....I do see a large light blotch in the lower right section.

For comparison, at a lower light level with less stuff on the screen
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:53 AM   #118
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I don't see any color or shadows on mine....I do see a large light blotch in the lower right section.

For comparison, at a lower light level with less stuff on the screen
That screen looks really nice.
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The color splotches are more apparent to me in those last pics, booklover. To my eyes there's very obvious greenish blue at the top. That said, all that matters is that you don't see it.
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The color splotches are more apparent to me in those last pics, booklover. To my eyes there's very obvious greenish blue at the top. That said, all that matters is that you don't see it.
Too funny....I sure don't. Some shadows, yes. They don't annoy me. I just adjust the level til it's where I am comfortable.
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