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December 6, 2010

Amazon launches new 3G Wi-Fi Kindle

Can store up to 3,500 books; has a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity; enhanced PDF Reader with dictionary

By CBR Staff Writer

Amazon, a US-based e-Commerce firm, has launched its new 3G Wi-Fi Kindle that enables users to read books electronically.

The Amazon Kindle launched ahead of Christmas enables users to purchase any book from the company’s website, buzzbiznews.com reported.

The new Kindle features high-contrast E Ink Screen for 50% better contrast with latest E Ink Pearl technology; and enables users to read online books in bright sunlight with no glare.

The e-reader also features new and improved fonts; new 21% smaller design; weighs 241gm; and lasts up to one month with a single battery charge.

It can store up to 3,500 books; has a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity; enhanced PDF Reader with dictionary lookup, notes and highlights; new WebKit-based browser to browse the web over Wi-Fi; and offers users with 20% faster page turns.

Amazon said users can purchase the new Kindle for a price of $130 or £109 from the company.

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