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'matte' vs 'non-matte' skins

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message 1: by Judi (new)

Judi (2cameras) | 2 comments Want to get a skin via amazon and see some are listed with feature of 'matte' - and others do not have that. Do the 'non-matte' skins continue the design across the reading area, with a faint, background pic -- and the 'matte' completely do not show the skin's design on the reading surface area? If non-matte - does th faint picture/design background distrack while reading, or does it go away, once the book loads?


Ralph Gallagher | 327 comments Mod
It has nothing to do with an image in the reading area. It refers to the texture of the skin. Matte means it's a rough texture that doesn't reflect light. Non-matte means it's glossy and reflects light a bit.


message 3: by Judi (new)

Judi (2cameras) | 2 comments Thanks! that's what I was thinking but when they display the 'matte' ones, they show the reading area with 'amazon kindle' and when they display the non-matte ones, the picture faintly appears on the reading ares - so was concerned... Thanks, again. Christmas is over so now it's "Happy New Year!"


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