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Some Display Technologies on Devices You Can Read eBooks:
Click each heading for an example of the technology.
ePaper/Electronic Paper - Electronic Ink/eInK:
The newest generation ebook readers (including Sony, Nook, Kindle) are based on epaper on which the text and pictures are displayed by eInk. Thus some ereaders enable thousands of pages of viewing without recharging.
Still new/coming, Pixel Qi (pronounced Chee) is said to rival eInk with its LCD mode that uses less energy, has color, can be read in sunlight, and will switch to epaper-like mode.
Another display type which looks a lot like a computer screen and does not need an additional light source.
Text Flow -
A display feature which allows users to view a full page of text in their preferred font size and style.