[Groop] OT: Kindle vs Nexus 7

Kristian Bjørkelo bjorkelo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 13:49:40 PDT 2012

my two cents;
if you want graphic novels go for one of those tablet thingies, if you
want to read text go for a kindle. The b&w e-ink is superb.


On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Mark Brown <brown.home at sky.com> wrote:
> Help !!!
> I have been considering purchasing an Amazon Kindle.. (possibly the touch version) which in turn got me thinking about the limitations of black and white "e-ink" and have started thinking about getting a colour screen for viewing graphic novels/comics etc.
> It appears that the UK wont be getting Kindle Fire anytime soon (something to do with content laws) so have been looking at the Nexus 7, which I have been told can be formatted to emulate the Kindle fire.
> I don't really want to spend the amount of money required for an iPad and don't really see myself using it for watching films etc.. Even the anticipated iPad mini I think is more than I want.
> Anyone have any suggestions?
> Do graphic novels I want to read such as Batman: Dark Knight Returns/Watchmen/Elektra Assassin even officially exist in this kind of format yet ????
> Regards
> Mark
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