Apple has shown interest in creating a new iPad with a hybrid display that could dynamically switch all or just part of the full-color screen to low-power black-and-white e-ink for text and other static content.
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This is certainly exciting news. It will be interesting to know:
1. How expensive will be this hybrid screen?
2. What will be the quality of the image in this overlap of layers?
- Apple Patent Proposes Hybrid LCD, E-Ink Display from Wired
- SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SWITCHING BETWEEN AN ELECTRONIC PAPER DISPLAY AND A VIDEO DISPLAY (United States Patent Application 20110080417)