Decision time approaches.

Kindle 2: Amazon’s New Wireless Reading Device (Latest Generation)

Price: $359.00

This item will be released on February 24, 2009.

Slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, as thin as most magazines

Lightweight: At 10.2 ounces, lighter than a typical paperback

Wireless: 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle, anytime, anywhere; no monthly fees, service plans, or hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots

Books in Under 60 Seconds: Get books delivered in less than 60 seconds; no PC required

Improved Display: Reads like real paper; now boasts 16 shades of gray for clear text and even crisper images

Longer Battery Life: 25% longer battery life; read for days without recharging

More Storage: Take your library with you; holds over 1,500 books

Faster Page Turns: 20% faster page turns

Read-to-Me: With the new Text-to-Speech feature, Kindle can read every book, blog, magazine, and newspaper out loud to you

Large Selection: Over 230,000 books plus U.S. and international newspapers, magazines, and blogs available

Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases $9.99, unless marked otherwise

via Kindle 2: Amazon’s New Wireless Reading Device (Latest Generation): Kindle Store.


One Reply to “Decision time approaches.”

  1. Still too expensive in my book. Not to mention, I have dropped books way more than once. NONE of them ever broke, needed replacement, went out of warranty or had the batteries go dead.

    3G accessibility is nice, of course if there is no 3G available, well, what good is that?

    Nope, still to me, until this thing is a LOT more like a fully-connected-to-the-internet thing as well as a lot cheaper, BOOKS just cannot be beat.

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