20 December 2007

Amazon Kindle

What is Amazon Kindle?

Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary portable reader that wirelessly downloads books, newspapers, magazines and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution electronic paper display that looks and reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.

Kindle customers, no matter where they are in the U.S., can wirelessly shop the Kindle Store and download new content — all without a PC or a WiFi hot spot. Amazon pays for Kindle’s wireless connectivity so there are no monthly wireless bills and no service commitments for customers. The Kindle Store contains over 90,000 books that can be purchased and delivered wirelessly to Kindle, each in less than a minute. Customers can choose from hundreds of top newspapers, magazines and blogs and have their subscriptions auto-delivered wirelessly. All New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases are $9.99, unless marked otherwise.

At 10.3 ounces, Kindle is lighter and thinner than a paperback book, carries two hundred books, and includes built-in access to The New Oxford American Dictionary and wireless access to the Earth’s biggest encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org.

1 comment:

cfw123 said...

I received my Kindle on Dec. 4th, 15 days ago, and I totally love it. Don't listen to flamers who have never seen one, never tried one, never touched one, but feel they are the world's best to make derogatory remarks. They are all wrong. I am a real and heavy user. It is not only the best reading environment, but is also the best audiobook player I have ever seen -- and I think I have seen them all. I have an 8 GB SD HC high capacity card, which adds 7.6 GB to the native 181 MB of the initial Kindle memory. This makes room for literally thousands of text books and audio books I carry everywhere I go these days.
Charles Wilkes, San Jose, Calif.