I have bought an Arnova 9 G8. Its 10″ backlit screen shows pdf files shows pages about as well as if I had the original book in front of me. Battery life is less than wonderful at about 6 hours. But the advantage of viewing pdf versions of the sort of books I read is that the text suffers none of the corruption that is always potential in even the best scanning and OCR conversion. Also, old books generally look better than machine text, and often carry interesting comments from past owners.
I shan’t give my Kindle away. Even so, I see little use for it at present, now this wonder of technology has come into my hands.
Here are some pictures;
This last is from a book printed in 1647. Praise be to Google!