The Kindle will change publishing the way we know it! A lifetime of literature at your fingertips. Imagine being able to download any book ever printed in less than 60 seconds. Now it’s possible with this device. Will this device replace printed books?
CUPERTINO, Calif./LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc., is introducing Kindle, its wireless electronic reader, for over 100 countries, including Japan, China and most of Europe, intensifying a battle for the burgeoning digital book market.
Slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, as thin as most magazines
Lightweight: At 10.2 ounces, lighter than a typical paperback
Books in Under 60 Seconds: Get books delivered wirelessly in less than 60 seconds; no PC required
3G Wireless: 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle; no annual contracts, no monthly fees, and no hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots
International Coverage: Enjoy 3G wireless coverage at home or abroad in over 100 countries
Paper-Like Display: Reads like real paper without glare, even in bright sunlight
Carry Your Library: Holds up to 1,500 books
Long Battery Life: Read for days without recharging
Read-to-Me: With the experimental Text-to-Speech feature, Kindle can read newspapers, magazines, blogs, and books out loud to you, unless the book’s rights holder made the feature unavailable
Free Book Samples: Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy
Large Selection: Over 350,000 books, including 104 of 112 New York Times® Best Sellers, plus U.S. and international newspapers, magazines, and blogs
Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases are $9.99, unless marked otherwise. When traveling abroad, you can download books wirelessly from the Kindle Store or your Archived Items for a fee of $1.99
Own an iPhone?
The iPhone is a perfect companion for your Kindle. To read Kindle books on your iPhone or iPod touch, simply download our free Kindle for iPhone application. Our Whispersync technology saves and synchronizes your reading location across your Kindle(s) and your iPhone. Read a few pages on your iPhone and pick up right where you left off when you return to your Kindle. Kindle for iPhone is not yet available for customers outside the U.S.