|12-10-2011, 12:50 PM||#16|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2 & Air 2
Subpixels on text is supported by the controller. you can read about the controller on our wiki as well. It would work with text even if there were a color image also on the page. However, this may not account for the images you see on the web site. These may be doctored or concept images, not real pictures.
|12-10-2011, 09:32 PM||#17|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: kindle DX Graphite, jetbook Color
so its not true 1600x1200 in b&w mode? hmmm not going to be that great dpi at 9"
|12-21-2011, 04:33 PM||#18|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Miami FL
Device: PRS-505, Jetbook, + Mini, +Color, Astak Ez Reader Pro, PPW1, Aura H2O
The only thing that scares me little is when those large screen ebook readers get torqued; for the glass substrate! They have quite small borders, and torquing is probably a large reader's weakness!
As far as resolution, it's still finer than a regular 800x600 pix e-ink screen.
Most pdf's are readable, though not comfortably, on 6" e-ink screens (one can actually read the letters if one tries hard).
This newer screen not only has an increase in resolution, but also has a larger page, meaning small letters will appear larger.
With these 2 benefits over regular E-ink it might be just enough to read most PDF's for people with good eyes.
One feat missed on nearly all PDF reader programs, is to zoom to a level that gets rid of the white margins (no reflow, just zoom to text). If that was possible, many pdf's would be much more comfortable to read on current e-ink devices.
And since I was uncomfortable reading most pdf's on a 6" screen, but only marginally, I guess the Jetbook Color will be one just crossing that margin enough for one like me.
I would understand that many would prefer a higher resolution and/or bigger screen.
It would be nice when the jetbook color allows text to be fattened (like made bolder)!
In that case very small text might become even more readable!
|12-22-2011, 12:40 PM||#19|
Join Date: Feb 2009
Device: jetBook (RIP), Kobo Touch
|12-22-2011, 12:50 PM||#20|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: The Heart of Texas
Device: JetBook Lite (retired), AuraHD, PDA,
.pdf reflow and the rest. It makes reading .pdf files doable but not really
very enjoyable, unless it is a text based .pdf.
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