Amazon revamps the Kindle DX, gives it a lower price tag

By on July 1, 2010 at 9:12 PM.

Amazon revamps the Kindle DX, gives it a lower price tag

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Even though most schools are now shut down for summer, that doesn’t mean that companies have given up trying to selling products to students.¬†Amazon today announced that it has refreshed its Kindle DX. Now featuring an even better 9.7″ E Ink display that boasts a 50% increase in contrast ratio, the next-gen Kindle DX also received a price drop and now stands at an attractive $379. The only other major difference is that the Kindle DX is now graphite as opposed to white. The Kindle DX is available now for pre-order and is set to ship on July 7th. More →

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Amazon Kindle 2 hands-on review

By on February 28, 2009 at 12:48 PM.

Amazon Kindle 2 hands-on review

It’s been nearly five months since we scooped Amazon’s Kindle 2 and earlier this week, after what seemed like an eternity for anxious e-book fans, Amazon finally began shipping its new reader. We unboxed it for you this past Tuesday but you know we couldn’t leave it at that — it’s full-on review time! Leading up to the Kindle 2 we’ve been through a Sony PRS-505, an Amazon Kindle 1 and an Irex Iliad so we had high hopes for Amazon’s new Jesus-reader. Is it up to snuff? Did it fall flat on its slim, sexy, 3G-connected face? Grab a cup of coffee and a snack pack, then hit the jump to find out.

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