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Old 09-04-2010, 09:05 AM   #1
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K3 Smallest Font Size Readability?

hey all,

got my k3 after having a k2 for just over a year. loving the k3 all over - no complaints there!

i'm thinking though... that the font on the kindle 3 looks great at the default size but as soon as you set it to the smallest size the letters tend to "block up" (especially a's e's and g's).

i know there was a lot of hoo-haw with the k2 over fonts looking too white - you think amazon went too far making the font on the new version too black?

what are your thoughts?

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(of course i could just read at the default size but i really preferred having a bit more text on the page - always read at the smallest size on my k2)
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Old 09-04-2010, 09:08 AM   #2
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I have changed to the smallest font, despite being one eyed (one eye is "passive") and myopic I have absolutely no problem reading the small font.
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i can read the smallest font too. but the letters do definitely block up. it's almost like reading an entire novel in a bold typeface. readable? yes. enjoyable? no.
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Old 09-04-2010, 09:27 AM   #4
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The smallest size is readable for me but I seem to like size 4, for comfortable reading. Prehaps its not the size but more a combination of the number of words on the page. I dont like things to be too cramped, but at the same time not too much space and I don't like overly big text.
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Old 09-04-2010, 09:33 AM   #5
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oh i quite like the smallest size.
There is 'pixelation' when admiring up very close but at a reading distance i don't find it a problem
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I use font sizes 1 and 2 and haven't noticed any blocking, looks great to my eyes, but then I haven't looked up real close, reading distance is fine
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I can read 1 but, but I prefer 2 and read just about everything on that.
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