The screen may have a bigger physical size, but the lower pixel counts means you will see less stuff on the screen and it will not be as sharp as the Kindle Fire HD and the Nexus 7. The less pixels per inch, the more pixelated the screen looks. No retina effect here.
Obviously, Apple's claims about having more web browsing space than the competition are false. And obviously, this thing looks more and more clearly overpriced by the day. It's OK for Apple though, since there will be plenty of drones buying it. [Technewsdaily via BGR]