Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Readers > Amazon Kindle

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-03-2013, 12:58 PM   #31
Stingo
Evangelist
Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Stingo ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Stingo's Avatar
 
Posts: 454
Karma: 1012135
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Miami
Device: KPW2, KDXG
Unless the screen is way better I don't see an upgrade in my future. No more memory (still only 2gig of which a bit is not usable), no more font controls, no sound, no removable media. Just not worth the upgrade from the current Kindle PW.
Stingo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:01 PM   #32
Julius Caesar
Groupie
Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Posts: 192
Karma: 567932
Join Date: Oct 2012
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
Quote:
Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
Who gives a damn what it looks like with the screen on maximum brightness in a dark room? You're not going to use it set like that. What matters is what the screen looks like in the conditions in which you use it.
I could still see uneven light at the bottom under normal room lightning. Some folks have problem worse than that like discoloration and leaking light http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=221433
Julius Caesar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:10 PM   #33
HarryT
eBook Enthusiast
HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
HarryT's Avatar
 
Posts: 63,494
Karma: 41548799
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Onyx T68, N7,
Yes, there are shadow cones around the four LED lights, but it's not in the area of the text on the page. Do you find it to be a problem?
HarryT is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:16 PM   #34
yiming
Zealot
yiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animals
 
Posts: 109
Karma: 6744
Join Date: Dec 2011
Device: Kindle Touch
it is using the new Carta e-paper technology instead of E Ink Pearl. hope that the reflectivity and contrast will be much better than that of the current models.
yiming is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:17 PM   #35
alicepattinson
Zealot
alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.alicepattinson ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
alicepattinson's Avatar
 
Posts: 132
Karma: 2557052
Join Date: Jan 2013
Device: Kindle Fire
It's pretty good actually. I like it
alicepattinson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:17 PM   #36
AnemicOak
Bookaholic
AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
AnemicOak's Avatar
 
Posts: 10,280
Karma: 28726533
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Minnesota
Device: HDX 8.9, AuraHD, Nook HD+, Kindle 2,3,T , Opus, Nexus7, iPhone5, etc
So, it says new display technology. Does this mean the new eInk tech that was announced a while back? When Kobo announced their new lineup last week they said their new device didn't use that tech as it would be a bit before it was available en masse. Wondering if the new Kindle does use it.
AnemicOak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:18 PM   #37
AnemicOak
Bookaholic
AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.AnemicOak ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
AnemicOak's Avatar
 
Posts: 10,280
Karma: 28726533
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Minnesota
Device: HDX 8.9, AuraHD, Nook HD+, Kindle 2,3,T , Opus, Nexus7, iPhone5, etc
Quote:
Originally Posted by yiming View Post
it is using the new Carta e-paper technology instead of E Ink Pearl.
We know that for sure?

EDIT: Never mind I see it says that right on the page on Amazon

Last edited by AnemicOak; 09-03-2013 at 01:21 PM.
AnemicOak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:24 PM   #38
Julius Caesar
Groupie
Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Posts: 192
Karma: 567932
Join Date: Oct 2012
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
Quote:
Originally Posted by AnemicOak View Post
So, it says new display technology. Does this mean the new eInk tech that was announced a while back? When Kobo announced their new lineup last week they said their new device didn't use that tech as it would be a bit before it was available en masse. Wondering if the new Kindle does use it.
Hardware wise, I have a feeling that the upgrade is a baby-step like the improvement between basic Kindle 2011 to basic Kindle 2012. Not really noticeable unless perhaps you compare it side by side.

EDIT: never mind, it does use Carta epaper technology, so there may be noticeable improvement. We'll see.

Last edited by Julius Caesar; 09-03-2013 at 01:47 PM.
Julius Caesar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:29 PM   #39
Julius Caesar
Groupie
Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Julius Caesar ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Posts: 192
Karma: 567932
Join Date: Oct 2012
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
Quote:
Originally Posted by yiming View Post
it is using the new Carta e-paper technology instead of E Ink Pearl. hope that the reflectivity and contrast will be much better than that of the current models.
Are Carta and Pearl made by the same company?
Julius Caesar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:31 PM   #40
HarryT
eBook Enthusiast
HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
HarryT's Avatar
 
Posts: 63,494
Karma: 41548799
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Onyx T68, N7,
Quote:
Originally Posted by Julius Caesar View Post
Are Carta and Pearl made by the same company?
Yes; "Pearl" and "Carta" are different models of eInk screen. Both made by eInk.
HarryT is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:33 PM   #41
yiming
Zealot
yiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animalsyiming is kind to children and small, furry animals
 
Posts: 109
Karma: 6744
Join Date: Dec 2011
Device: Kindle Touch
Quote:
Originally Posted by Julius Caesar View Post
Hardware wise, I have a feeling that the upgrade is a baby-step like the improvement between basic Kindle 2011 to basic Kindle 2012. Not really noticeable unless perhaps you compare it side by side.

EDIT: never mind, it said that it does use Carta epaper technology, so there may be noticeable improvement. We'll see.
can't find any info on Carte e-paper on the web, not even on Eink company's website.
yiming is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:38 PM   #42
booklover6
Wizard
booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
booklover6's Avatar
 
Posts: 3,592
Karma: 3222944
Join Date: May 2008
Location: PA (USA)
Device: Kobo Aura, HD, Glo, Mini
I want to wait until I know if we can side load fonts, and how hackable it is
booklover6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:38 PM   #43
spellbanisher
Guru
spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.spellbanisher ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
spellbanisher's Avatar
 
Posts: 823
Karma: 5795287
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Bay Area
Device: kindle keyboard, kindle fire hd, droid x2, Nook hd+
The product page is up as are the preorder buttons. The product page says it will start shipping September 30.
spellbanisher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:39 PM   #44
Gilmartin
Zealot
Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Gilmartin ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Gilmartin's Avatar
 
Posts: 134
Karma: 1244690
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: UK
Device: PRS-T1, PW2
Quote:
Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
The PW 3G is still available in the UK:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B007OZNWRC
I see that now. I'm pretty sure it wasn't there when I looked a couple of hours ago, but as I'd just woken up I wouldn't like to take an oath to that effect
Gilmartin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 01:54 PM   #45
discopig
Book Addict
discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.discopig ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
discopig's Avatar
 
Posts: 131
Karma: 1040318
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: USA
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
Hopefully there's a firmware upgrade for current paperwhites to integrate goodreads.
discopig is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Paperwhite ehani Amazon Kindle 0 05-21-2013 03:39 PM
New Paperwhite! JimmyR Amazon Kindle 3 01-30-2013 06:54 PM
T2 or Paperwhite? Lyn2012 Sony Reader 33 10-22-2012 07:19 PM
Paperwhite in the UK Akirainblack Kindle Developer's Corner 14 10-12-2012 10:04 PM
Paperwhite no 3g? vxf Amazon Kindle 1 10-05-2012 05:26 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:31 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.