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Expert Score
8.0

Amazon Kindle eReader Review

An impressive e-reader in its own right, at a price that undercuts the rest of the market.

November 14, 2011
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Operating System
  • Proprietary
Display Type e-Ink
Length (short end) 172 in.
Width (long end) 120 in.
Thickness 10 in.
Weight 213 lbs.
Display Width 3.5625 in.
Display Height 4.81 in.
Display Resolution Width 600
Display Resolution Height 800
Display DPI 167.0
USB Micro USB
Music & Audio Playback Yes
Music & Audio Output 3.5mm
Audio Input None
Built-in Speakers Yes
Brand Name (Amazon)
Video Playback No
Video Output No
Internal Memory 4.0
EBook Battery Life Over 24 hours
Audio Battery Life Over 24 hours
HDMI Output No
Composite Output No
Component Output No
S-Video Output No
Original Price 99.0
Product Type eReader
WiFi G
Cellular Network
  • None
Audio Formats Supported
  • MP3
Built-in Microphone No
Manufacturer Name Amazon

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Email & Web Browsing
  8. Internet Apps
  9. Amazon Kindle Keyboard Wi-Fi Comparison
  10. Barnes & Noble Nook Touch Comparison
  11. Barnes & Noble Nook Color Comparison
  12. Conclusion
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