Amazon Kindle is a ebook reader device launched by Amazon on November 2007. Unlike most e-book readers, it will be subscription based, receiving content via wireless EV-DO connection.
• Electronic-paper display provides a high-resolution screen that looks and reads like real paper.
• No computer, cables or syncing are needed to purchase content.
• After a book is purchased, it is auto-delivered wirelessly in less than one minute.
• More than 90,000 ebooks are currently available from the Kindle Store. Users can shop directly from the device or a PC via Amazon.com.Though the best sellers like Da Vinci Code and the Harry Potter are missing.
• New York Times® Best Sellers and all New Releases are $9.99, unless marked otherwise.
• The contrast of Kindle is good.You can resize text and set how many words per line is displayed.
• If you move the cursor on a word will show the meaning of the word from The New Oxford American Dictionary.
• The built-in MP3 player is still in experimental stage and not that good at this point.
• The Kindle has a text-to-speech feature: a computer voice reads the text on the screen which works remarkably well.
• There is also a web browser on the device.
• The QWERTY keyboard below the screen is useful when searching for words within a text and searching for titles in the Kindle store.
+ Wireless download ebooks
+ Good contrast and fast screen
+ Qwerty keyboard
No epub support
Overall, the Kindle 2 ebook reader is a quite good gadget with few drawbacks such as no support for epub format.
Source by Prithwiraj Chakraborty