Beginning of this exciting 2010 year when economy is showing controlled but promising recovery, the larger Amazon 9.7-inch Kindle DX with Global Wireless or Kindle Dx International has been introduced and is available for pre-order at $489. Shipping starts January 19th. This improvement to the Kindle DX by Amazon allows you to continue to advance ahead of other e reader owners. Kindle Dx addition of Global Wireless capability enables to access huge digital content from more than 100 countries outside the US. Not only is the Kindle DX larger in screen size, but it also has more memory and can store approximately 3,500 book titles. And get this: the new Kindle Dx International e-reader has a PDF reader, auto-rotate capability, and 3.3GB of memory for storage of up to 3,500 books. More than 400,000 titles are now available at Amazon’s Kindle Store.. You can book your order now at:
This Kindle DX version offers a much larger (9.7″) viewing screen, added storage capacity, and E Ink’s 16 shades of gray, allowing a reading experience like printed words on paper because the screen works using real ink and doesn’t use a back light, eliminating the eyestrain and glare associated with other electronic displays. The new Kindle DX International also offers editions of The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post and textbooks from a variety of major academic publishers.
The new features include a built-in Adobe Reader Mobile PDF capability as well. The system appears, from pictures and prototypes, to be well-designed. Cookbooks, computer books, and textbooks-anything highly formatted-also shine on the Kindle DX. You can carry all your documents and your whole library in one slender package. Kindle DX is great for personal and professional documents, cookbooks, and textbooks: anything that is highly formatted. Documents look so good on the big Kindle DX display, that you will find yourself changing ink toner cartridges less often and printing fewer documents. This is really the new deal in digital age productivity. Now Kindle DX with Global Wireless lets customers enjoy the ease of Whispernet wireless delivery of books, newspapers, magazines, blogs and documents while traveling in over 100 countries worldwide.
Large Display Large display is ideal for a broad range of reading material, including graphic-rich books, PDFs, newspapers, magazines, and blogs. Kindle DX’s display is two and a half times the size of the Kindle display. Whether you’re reading the latest bestseller or a financial report, text and images are amazingly sharp on the 9.7″ screen.
Built-In PDF Reader
Unload the loose documents from your briefcase or backpack, and put them all on Kindle DX. From neighborhood newsletters to financial statements to case studies and product manuals–you can take them all with you on Kindle DX. Native PDF support allows you to carry and read all of your personal and professional documents on the go. With Amazon’s Whispernet service, you can send your documents directly to your Kindle DX and read them anytime, anywhere.
Kindle DX has an easy-to-use 5-way controller, enabling precise on-screen navigation for selecting text to highlight or looking up words. Simple to Use, No Computer Required. Kindle DX is completely wireless and ready to use right out of the box–no setup, no cables, no computer required.
Long Battery Life - Read for Days Without Recharging
With Kindle DX’s long battery life, you can read on a single charge for up to 4 days with wireless on. Turn wireless off and read for up to 2 weeks. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as shopping the Kindle Store and downloading content. In low coverage areas or in 1xRTT only coverage, wireless usage will consume battery power more quickly.
Fast 3G Network - Get Books in Under 60 Seconds
Whispernet utilizes Amazon’s optimized technology plus Sprint’s national high-speed (3G) data network to enable you to wirelessly search, discover, and download content on the go. Your books and periodicals are delivered via Whispernet in less than 60 seconds. And unlike Wi-Fi, you never have to hunt for a hotspot. Download times can vary based on wireless coverage strength and file size. Kindle DX’s national coverage includes cities and areas in all 50 states, enabling wireless downloads of books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs.
Carry up to 3,500 books! The ultimate travel companion, Kindle DX is as thin as a magazine and holds up to 3,500 books, newspapers, magazines, and documents. No longer pick and choose which books fit in your carry-on. Now you can always have your personal and professional libraries with you.
Utilizing the latest in electronic-ink display technology, Kindle DX provides a crisp black-and-white 9.7-inch diagonal screen with the same appearance and readability of printed paper. Sharp and natural with no glare or backlight, reading on Kindle DX is nothing like reading from a computer screen. Those who see it for the first time always do a double-take. The screen works using ink, just like books and newspapers, but displays the ink particles electronically. And unlike a laptop or smart phone, Kindle DX never gets warm so you can comfortably read as long as you like.
Sharp Display of Images and Photos
Kindle DX’s high-resolution screen boasts 16 shades of gray, so images and photos are sharp and clear. Whether you prefer reading in portrait or landscape mode, images and photos display crisply on Kindle DX and can be zoomed to the full size of the 9.7″ screen.
Read in Sunlight With No Glare
Kindle DX’s screen reflects light like ordinary paper and uses no backlighting, eliminating the glare associated with other electronic displays. As a result, Kindle DX can be read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room.
Adjustable Text Size
Kindle DX has six adjustable font sizes to suit your reading preference. You can increase the text size of your favorite book or periodical with the push of a button. If your eyes tire, simply increase the font size and continue reading comfortably. Now every book in your library can be large print.
Kindle DX can read to you. With its Text-to-Speech feature, Kindle DX can read books, blogs, magazines, and newspapers out loud to you, unless the book’s rights holder made the feature unavailable. You can switch back and forth between reading and listening, and your spot is automatically saved. Pages automatically turn while the content is being read, so you can listen hands-free. You can speed up or slow down the reading speeds or choose a male or female voice. In the middle of a great book or article but have to jump in the car? Simply turn on Text-to-Speech and listen on the go. With Kindle DX’s large display, reading newspapers is more enjoyable than ever. The 5-way controller lets you quickly flip between articles, making it fast and easy to browse and read the morning paper. Want to remember the article you just read? Clip and save entire articles for later reading with a single click.
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Built-in Dictionary With Instant Lookup
Never get caught without a dictionary. Kindle DX includes The New Oxford American Dictionary with over 250,000 entries and definitions, so you can seamlessly look up the definitions of words without interrupting your reading. Come across a word you don’t know? Simply move the cursor to it and the definition will automatically display at the bottom of the screen. Never fear a sesquipedalian word again–simply look it up and keep reading. Kindle DX also includes free built-in access to the world’s most exhaustive and up-to-date encyclopedia–Wikipedia.org. With Kindle DX in hand, looking up people, places, events and more has never been easier. It gives whole new meaning to the phrase walking encyclopedia
Kindle DX makes it easy to search within a book, across your library, in the Kindle Store, or even the Web. To use the Search feature, simply type in a word or phrase you’re looking for, and Kindle DX finds every instance in your book or across your Kindle library. Looking for the first reference of a character in your book? Simply type in the name and search. You can extend your search to the Kindle Store to find related titles you may be interested in. Explore even further by searching Wikipedia and the Web.
Own an iPhone?
The iPhone is a perfect companion for your Kindle. To read Kindle books on your iPhone or iPod touch, simply download our free Kindle for iPhone application. Just like all Kindle devices, Kindle for iPhone includes Amazon’s Whispersync technology so you can easily switch back and forth between your Kindle and iPhone.
You are able to download and enjoy more than 60,000 audio titles from Audible.com, including bestselling audio books, radio programs, audio newspapers and magazines. Due to their file size, audiobooks are downloaded to your PC over your existing Internet connection and then transferred to Kindle DX using the included USB 2.0 cable. Listen via Kindle DX’s speakers or plug in your headphones for private listening.