As with any reflective surface, the more ambient light, the brighter the display looks.
This attribute mimics traditional ink and paper, and users of E Ink displays have said that they do not have the same eye fatigue as with LCDs when reading for long periods of time.10 Mar 2018
Is the Kindle bad for your eyes?
‘How harmful is the iPad for eyes compared to Kindle?’. Amazon kindle is one great product for reading, with no harm to eyes. But nowadays a new breed of Kindle called the Kindle paper-white, which is backlit, allows you to read even in dark.23 Feb 2018
Is Kindle Paperwhite better for eyes?
Yes, because the Kindle Paperwhite uses a backlit screen (whose light is blue) Other Kindles and e-readers WITHOUT backlit screens won’t present the same problem. No, unlike the previous models, the light illuminates the e-ink on the page rather than beam the words out at you, so there’s no eye strain.4 Jan 2018
Can I read in the dark with a Kindle Paperwhite?
The Paperwhite version of the Amazon Kindle e-reader has a built-in light that allows you to read content in the dark. That means you don’t have to turn on a light at night and disturb your significant other if you want to relax and read a good book on your Kindle.
Does Kindle Paperwhite affect sleep?
The Kindle Paperwhite is side lit and not backlit like smartphones. This ensures that light does not directly fall on your eyes but the screen which isn’t much reflective. Technically The light emitted from it is a blue spectrum and affects the proper functioning of melatonin.22 Jan 2017