Amazon's New Kindle Ad Says iPad Is Useless In Broad Daylight

It's pretty obvious that Amazon and Apple are rivals at a glance. Both companies are attempting to get your hard-earned dollars on a handheld device, but each company's approach is vastly different. Amazon is selling a Kindle e-reader that does little more than read books, whereas Apple's iPad is a multifaceted tablet that's capable of doing far more than opening an iBook.


Early on, the iPad's conventional LCD was widely panned as being harder to see outdoors than an E Ink display, but it was largely forgotten based on just how fluid the user interface was. In other words, it was an easy quirk to overlook. But Amazon isn't forgetting. In a new advertisement, they go directly at the iPad (or any tablet, really) by suggesting that tablets with LCDs simply cannot be read outdoors. It's a bit of a stretch, but it's safe to say that the gloves have been removed. Have a look below and see what we mean.

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CCopeland 4 years ago

Just got back from vacation in Oahu. I used the iPad at the beach and the pool for 7 straight days. Is it perect? Not bloddy likely. However it is not unusable.

Inspector 4 years ago

Well, adding a non-reflective screen over it help? :D lol. Not sure so just asking.

animatortom 4 years ago

HAAA!

HAAA!

Its good for Flash as well!

Helpful hint, Take 1400Grit wet sandpaper and rub in little circles over the IPad surface for ten minutes!

Voalla...instant non-glare screen:P

Inspector 4 years ago

LOL animator, too bad it wouldn't be able to peel off when you don't want it anymore xD

But not a bad idea.

animatortom 4 years ago

Well if you want a peel off, ...Then use a belt sanderHmm

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