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Amazon Kindle 3G Review, Tech Specs, Price and Images

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When it comes to eBook reader, Amazon Kindle 3G takes the top slot. But is it all hype or is it really worth it? Let’s check it out here.

Amazon is one the biggest global brands and this probably has made it overpriced with its price at launch being $175.  And, this is also probably the reason about its publicity, even before its launch. While, Amazon Kindle 3G comes with some decent specifications, it has managed to surpass other eBook readers available today. So let’s now check out its detailed specifications.

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Amazon Kindle 3G Detailed Specifications

The detailed specifications of Amazon Kindle 3G are as follows:

  • Brand Name:  Amazon
  • Product Line: Kindle
  • Screen Size: 15.2 cm (6″)
  • Product Type: Digital Text Reader
  • Manufacturer: Amazon.com, Inc
  • Memory Card Support: microSD
  • Flash Memory Capacity: 4 GB
  • Screen Size: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
  • Display Resolution:  800 x 600
  • Card Color Support: Grayscale (16-bit)
  • Graphic Mode: SVGA
  • Text Formats: DOC, HTML, TXT, PDF, AZW, MOB, PRC
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Cellular Data Connectivity Technology: 3G
  • Number of Books: 3500
  • Height: 190 mm
  • Width: 123 mm
  • Depth 8.50 mm
  • Headphone:  Yes
  • Image Formats: GIF, PNG, BMP, JPEG
  • Color: Graphite
  • Audio Formats: MP3, AAX
  • Weight: 240g
  • Features: Dictionary, Zoom, Content Search
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Display

Amazon kindle accommodates many books, has a sharp display, and provides deep black text thus, making it possible to read the books quite easily. Moreover, it is much easier to operate than the current touchscreen iPads.

Easy to Use

Amazon Kindle 3G comes with free 3G and Wi-Fi, thus making it an easiest option for an eBook reader. Plus, it doesn’t need any kind of wireless setup so it’s completely hassle-free. All you have to do is purchase it and get started. Since, 3G comes in-built, Amazon pays for its 3G connectivity and there are no monthly commitments.  With this you can download the book anywhere and anytime without looking for Wi-Fi hotspot. It‘s so simple and easy that it’s very handy for travelers.

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Price

Amazon Kindle 3G was initially priced $175 at the time of launch. However, the current price in Amazon website is $139. Though, it is slightly overpriced, but with so many features it’s worth buying. So, get the new Kindle 3G now.

Find out more details on the official Amazon Kindle 3G website.

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1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Wyee2

    September 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM

    I just bought and returned the Kindle 3G/WiFi special offers model. It is such a limited use, over-hyped device making Amazon tons of money. Their books and magazines selection is so damn limited for what I am interested in. It simply is not worth it. The web browser is such a lame clumsey implementation. The E-Ink screen is dull and hard to read at night without spending more for their lighted cover. Barnes&/Noble at least offers way more magazine selections and books and newspapers. The screen resolution and contrast is extremely poor for images and charts. Charts are not expandable to view in the books I bought so I could not read the charts! What the? Simply poor design. No color neither surely stinks! Better to just by a Tablet or use your PC to download and read books and stuff.

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