New Amazon Kindle UK bound: e-reading gets even cheaper
Much of the attention last night at Amazon’s press conference was focused on the new Kindle Fire HD tablet, but that wasn’t the only new device from the online retailer we saw. The company also updated its black and white Kindle line, and introduced an upgraded model in the UK – for even less.
The new Kindle looks much like last year’s entry level e-reader, with a 6-inch monochrome display and no keyboard beneath it. But it’s had a speed boost – page turns are now 15 percent quicker, and the fonts have been changed to look crisper and easier on the eye.
Much stays the same with the new Kindle: it connects over Wi-Fi to download books at speed, and the epic month long battery life remains. But the new Kindle now costs just £69, a stunningly low price tag that will have the likes of Kobo and Barnes & Noble quaking with fear.
The new Kindle is available to pre-order now, and ships on 12 September. Will you be nabbing one? Let’s hear your thoughts in the comments below!