Posted Aug 1, 2012 13:12 UTC (Wed) by corbet
In reply to: The Nexus 7: Google ships a tablet
Parent article: The Nexus 7: Google ships a tablet
For the record, I do read a lot of books, and I do have electronic-ink devices (a Kindle and a Sony PRS-T1). There is no doubt that, for pure text, the eink device provides a superior experience at this point.
That said, I still think that such devices will mostly be shoved aside. Most people don't seem to read enough to care, they want the other features provided by tablets, and they won't feel the need to carry two devices where one will do. Look at the offerings from Amazon and Barnes+Noble and it's clear that they understand this too.
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