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Amazon Kindle DX Tablet Review

The Amazon Kindle DX is the follow-up to the successful Kindle Wireless, with a much larger screen.

May 13, 2011
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Size Comparisons

In the Box

Like it did for the Kindle WiFi, Amazon uses a spartan packaging, with very little in the box.

Included in the box is a USB/power cable, and a short summary of operating instructions.

Handling

The Kindle DX is huge for a tablet, even larger than the iPad. Unlike previous models of Kindle, the thumb falls naturally on a control stick that affords the user much-improved browsing through the Kindle DX's memory and the Amazon bookstore.

The unit is relatively lightweight for its size, and shouldn't be a chore to port around. The biggest problem you may run into is where to store it when you're not using it.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Email & Web Browsing
  8. Amazon Kindle Keyboard Wi-Fi Comparison
  9. Barnes & Noble Nook Wi-Fi Comparison
  10. Apple iPad 2 Wi-fi & 3G / AT&T / 16 GB Comparison
  11. Conclusion
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