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View Poll Results: Paperwhite or Glolight: which do you preferr
Paperwhite 54 85.71%
Glowlight 9 14.29%
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:44 AM   #1
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Paperwhite or Glowlight

Which do you like better?
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:26 AM   #2
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Why don't we have this poll AFTER the Paperwhite has been released?
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And you may get a different answer in the general forum.
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:52 AM   #4
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Old 09-14-2012, 08:20 AM   #5
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Old 09-14-2012, 11:09 AM   #6
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Old 09-14-2012, 11:25 AM   #7
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I'm saving my vote until my PW actually arrives. However, I played around with the Nook Glowlight at BN and I was pretty disappointed. There was way too much visable light shining from the edges and the lighting was not very balanced. I suspect, if Amazon really spent 4 years of R&D on the light guide, these faults will not be in the PW.
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Old 09-14-2012, 12:56 PM   #8
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I love the Nook Glowlight so much that I rarely use my Kindles or Sony T-1. I find the lighting to be balanced and am not aware of any visible light around the edges when I'm reading. However, I haven't pre-ordered the Paperwhite because I can't justify the expense when I already own all these perfectly good readers. Perhaps when my Glowlight dies....
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:56 PM   #9
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If you were thinking about one of these devices (Paperwhite, Glowlight, Glo) I would wait until they all ship and can be compared. I expect B&N will be updating Glowlight to use 1024x768 screen, so I wouldn't get one of those now, even if you like the current model.

But the other aspect to Paperwhite is that it has capacitative touch, not IR. By all accounts it is much more responsive, doesn't have the shadow-casting bezel, and probably you can operate it in a ziplock for 'safe' bathtub and poolside reading.
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:15 PM   #10
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Can't say that either is better, since I have yet to get my Paperwhite...
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Old 09-14-2012, 08:55 PM   #11
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Do you often go into a vinyl store and ask how many prefers CD's? :P
Once in 38 years. Whilst a complete poll was not taken, can confirm those who did participate in feedback did so with great "Gusto".

"Tracks records" maybe? I forget.

It was "No", for those still left wondering



Oh *I* have "No" opinion, as I haven't see a PW yet.
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