In addition to the most valuable product launched today, Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos has also added another touchscreen E-Reader to Amazon market which was presented at the company’s event in the New York City which has been named as “Amazon Kindle Touch“.
This small device doesn’t have a keyboard, instead it posses a traditional Kindle E-Ink display which can be use to navigate three available touch zones in front of the users. Amazon Kindle Touch uses infrared (IR) touch as compared to capacitive or resistive touch technology which was earlier been used. it enables a new and excellent features of employing and deploying the all new menu system, which the company calls as EasyReach.
Features of Amazon Kindle Touch
- Most-advanced E Ink display, now with multi-touch
- New sleek design – 8% lighter, 11% smaller, holds 3,000 books
- Text-to-speech, plus audio books and mp3s
- Built in Wi-Fi – Get books in 60 seconds
- Massive book selection, over 800,000 titles are $9.99 or less
- New – Borrow Kindle books from your public library
The Amazon Kindle Touch will be made available for a price of $99, which will be coming with a special offer. However there is also a version which is fully ediped with 3G called the Kindle Touch 3G, which has already been proposed to work globally and will be available for a price of $189. Interestingly Amazon also claims that these devices are going to be 8 percent lighter along with 11 percent smaller as compared to their older Kindle version.
Both version will be shipped on November 21, 2011 and is available at amazon on pre-order sale.