I got an upgrade too. My proviter has an online portal, where people can order their special iPhone offers. During the first weeks of availability, this service broke down altogether, but I managed to order mine via telephone hotline. So I am pretty sure that one of the two options should work out for you.
BTW, doe's any of you know, whether the kindl app allows cross platform syncing? within iOS it works just great whenever I decide to read on my iPhone the book opens, where I left it on the iPad and vice versa.
Reading in the train is probably the next best thing than reading in bed. and exactly the varying light situation, makes the iPad such a great reading device, since it automatically adapts the backlighting according to the surrounding light.
I have a matte screen monitor as well as a glossy screen monitor. Guess what in sunlight the matte screen is by far, and when I say by far, I mean really off the scale worse than the glossy one. Making the point, that with any backlit device you will have to shut your curtains. This is my experience since I am working with Computers, which is maybe since they became PC's, and started not to fill whole rooms anymore.
You can always put a matte film on to a glossy screen. But did you ever try to stick a glossy film to a matte screen. So since it's only a 1'100+ users complaining. I would say ... - .... !! And I would really hate to see the glossy screen be gone.Then again this commercial insn't about glossy screens. it's about backlit screens versus eink. And there is the thing, as good as this ad may be, the point is, most people don't read a lot in the bright sunlight (sunburn, skin...
You may be even more annoyed when I tell you, that I have both a 24" matte and a 24" glossy monitor, and can tell you that since contrast and color saturation is considerably better on the glossy monitor, I actually prefer to work on the glossy monitor. Indeed I am thinking of replacing my matte 24" with the glossy 27" once it's available.