What makes the new DX different than the old DX? It is cheaper (hurrah!), the case is graphite, and Amazon claims that the eInk (that’s the screen technology used in the Kindle) has 50% better contrast.
Is it true? What better way to find out than taking some pictures that compare and contrast (I’m so funny) the two. Check out the whole Flickr set, and read on for the highlights.
At first glance, the new DX is much crisper. I’ll write a full review after spending a little more time with the DX.
The new Kindle DX is on the left, the old on the right:
A chapter heading, new DX on left and the old on the right:
Amazon also change the labels on the Kindle DX buttons. The fonts are smaller and the Prev/Next buttons are now labelled with arrows which make the Kindle a little more international: