Amazon has introduced the ' Bookerly' font to replace 'Caecilia' on the 2015 Kindle Paperwhite. According to the Engadget, it is being released on the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Touch, Kindle 7th gen and previous-genKindle Paperwhites as part of those devices' latest software update.
Since the time it was launched in 2012, the Kindle Paperwhite has been my constant and unflinching response to the question what e-reader should one buy? Even when Amazon introduced the pricier, more loaded Kindle Voyage, I maintained that it is the Paperwhite that gave you more bang for your buck, without any great compromise on the reading experience.
Amazon has launched an update which now let users to share previews of books and text snippets to apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or via text message.
Amazon has announced that it will pay some authors based on how many pages are read of their book. Normally, authors are paid a consistent amount for every e-book people download, regardless of how much of a page-turner it is.
Amazon has today launched an all-new Kindle Paperwhite boasting a high-resolution display, and a new font. There is however no change in the price tag, so in essence the Wi-Fi variant is priced at Rs 10,999 and the Wi-Fi+3G variant is priced at Rs 13,999.
Well, let's face it. An e-book reader is not everybody's thing. More so, in an era of phones and tablets that have made reading on-the-go simpler than ever. But there are some, like us, who yearn for an e-reading experience that is satisfying, convenient, and takes us as close to the physical book reading bliss as possible. This experience is what the Kindle devices have been about all along. At its core, Kindle is just a reading device and does little else than enabling you to buy books and read them. But it does that to near perfection.
Amazon has finally launched the Kindle Voyage in India. The e-book reader is now available on Amazon India's online store priced at Rs 16,499 for the Wi-Fi only version and Rs 20,499 for the 3G variant. With this launch, Amazon now offers five variants of the Kindle starting from Rs 5,999 for the basic All New Kindle, Rs 10,999 for the Kindle Paperwhite and Rs 13,999 for the Kindle Paperwhite 3G.
Last night, Amazon launched the Kindle Voyage in India. Hailed as the best e-reader the company has built till date, it is priced at Rs 16,499 for the Wi-Fi only variant, while the 3G variant is priced at Rs 20,499.
Amazon unveiled the new Kindle with 20 percent faster processor and double on-device storage. But the biggest change is that, for the first time, the basic Kindle has a touchscreen. The new Kindle is now available for pre-order in India for Rs 5,999 and starts shipping on October 9.
While most of us would like to believe ebook readers are dead and multi-purpose devices like tablets and phablets are the way to go, the truth is there is still a market, albeit a tiny one, for dedicated ebook readers. That space is almost entirely owned by Amazon, which not only sells the ebook readers but also happens to be the world's largest seller of ebook readers. And with the Kindle Voyage announcement today, Amazon believes there are still people out there who would spend $199 on a dedicated ebook reader.
Amazon India has announced a new try-and-buy offer for the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Touch. As a part of this deal, you will be able to order the Kindle device and use it for 15 days, and if at the end of the trial period you aren t happy, the e-commerce site will refund the money you paid.
Amazon has posted a YouTube video to tease a major product launch on June 18 at an event in Seattle, hinting towards the launch of its much rumored smartphone. The event will be hosted by Amazon s CEO Jeff Bezos, who will most likely unveil the company s smartphone at the event.
Amazon has launched its Kindle Cloud Reader app in India. It is essentially a reading app that lets you read the books in your Kindle library on a web browser offline and without the need to download or install anything. It is compatible with desktop web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer (version 10 and above), as well as Safari on an Apple iPad.
Amazon India has started offering EMI scheme option on purchase of Kindle readers including the Kindle and new generation Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Fire tablets. Under the easy EMI payment option, a brand new Kindle can be bought on a monthly installment of Rs 500 for 12 months and the Paperwhite (Wi-Fi) for Rs 900 per month installment for 12 months. The company is also offering special EMI promotional discount on the new generation Paperwhite and the basic Kindle 6-inch e-ink models which will be available for Rs 10,080 instead of Rs 10,999 and Rs 5,600 instead of Rs 5,999. This discount will be valid till April 15.
Amazon has launched the new Kindle Paperwhite in India. It will be available from February 4 starting from Rs 10,999 for the Wi-Fi only version and Rs 13,999 for the Wi-Fi + 3G version, which is the same price as the previous generation Kindle Paperwhite.
Amazon India today has announced a limited-period special festive discount offer on the Kindle e-book reader and Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablets. So the Kindle 6-inch is now available at a reduced price of Rs 4,999 instead of Rs 5,999. Also, the 16GB model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet also gets a massive discount of Rs 4,000 and is now available for Rs 17,999. The price for the 32GB version of Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch is reduced to Rs 21,999, from Rs 25,999. Earlier, Amazon had slashed prices of the Kindle Fire HD 7-inch as well. The price of the Kindle Paperwhite remains untouched.
A day after slashing prices of the Kindle Fire HD tablet, Amazon today announced its next generation of tablets - the Kindle Fire HDX - that takes a leaf out of Apple's playbook by being thinner, lighter and faster than the previous generation. The Kindle Fire HDX will also come in 7-inch and 8.9-inch variants and will feature a higher resolution display and faster 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM. Amazon claims the 8.9-inch HDX is 34 percent lighter than the previous generation.
It appears that Amazon India has dropped prices of the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD. The tablet is now available for Rs 11,999 for the 16GB version (launched at Rs 15,999) and Rs 15,999 for the 32GB variant (launched at Rs 18,999). There have been no changes in the price of the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD that still retails at Rs 21,999 and Rs 25,999 for the 16GB and 32GB versions respectively.
There really isn t much mystery remaining as Amazon prepares to unveil its second-generation Kindle Fire HD tablets and its third-generation Kindle Fire slate in the coming weeks. First we published exclusive details about Amazon s entire 2013 tablet lineup and then we followed up by revealing all of the key specs for the upcoming new Kindle Fire HD tablets as well as the new entry-level Kindle Fire. Amazon s new high-definition slates are shaping up to be two of the most impressive tablets in the world when they debut, and anticipation is certainly building. Now, BGR has obtained exclusive photos of the unannounced next-generation Kindle Fire HD that Amazon is preparing to unveil as soon as later this month, giving the world its first-ever look at Amazon s new hardware for 2013.
Amazon has announced the update to its first-generation Kindle Paperwhite. The new Kindle Paperwhite will feature a higher contrast display, new built-in lighting and a faster processor. It will be available for preorder from Amazon.com starting from $119 and will start shipping from September 30. Its India pricing and availability is still unknown.