Why You Should Get A Kindle Even Though You Think That You Don’t Want One

I was stubborn. I didn’t want to get one of them even though so many people had advised me to do so. I had an ill-founded opinion that books are the best way to read, and that reading on a Kindle is just like trying to read on your phone. Honestly, phones just don’t work for reading. They blind you, and it just doesn’t feel good. So I kept buying printed books. But one day, when I was in the midst of my regular “Kindle vs. Paperback” google searches, I stumbled upon a page that mentioned something about ‘E-Ink’. This piqued my interest.

I googled the term. What I read next completely changed my views on e-readers.

Here’s the thing: Kindles don’t use LCD screens. They use an ultra-modern piece of tech called E-Ink. I’ll give you the essence of what it is here, but if you want to read more about it visit www.eink.com.

E-Ink is basically a different kind of display system. In few words, it can be explained as containing millions of white and black charged particles (white is +ve and black is –ve). So depending on the view to be displayed, the electric current on the surface is changed so that the black or white particles come up to the screen.

So once I got that one piece of information into my head, my mind somehow completely turned around my views about e-readers and I fell into my brother’s advice to get a Kindle. I straightaway visited the Amazon website, and researched the different models of the Kindle available. I set my eyes upon the Kindle Paperwhite (it probably is the best choice) and asked my dad if he could get one for me. He said yes.

It is a wonderful piece of tech.

A week later I received the Kindle. The packaging was a sight to behold. I set it up and I fell in love. Two months later, and I still carry it around with me everywhere I go.

So here are the reasons why I feel this way:

1) The thing is VERY portable. It even fits into the pockets of my shorts. It is pretty light too.

2) It looks gorgeous. The design is impeccable.

3) The screen looks just like paper.

4) A lot of the classics which I haven’t read are available for free from the Kindle Store but they cost some money in the Amazon Store. I’ve probably downloaded like 200$ worth of books from the store for free.

5) It doesn’t strain your eyes at all.

So if you’re apprehensive about getting a new Kindle, I fully encourage you to go ahead with it.

Trust me. It’ll be one of the best things you’ll ever buy.

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