Amazon is bringing Audible support to its cheapest Kindle e-book reader that is priced at $79 (approximately Rs 5,200). Amazon had acquired Audible back in 2008, and the original Kindle had support for its audiobooks. However, Amazon discontinued this feature. The product listing for the $79 Kindle on Amazon's US page shows that Audible support will be available "in the coming months".
Amazon launched its most advanced e-book reader 'Kindle Oasis' that features company's highest-resolution 'Paperwhite Display' and is the first waterproof (IPX8) device. The all-new Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for Rs 21,999 for the 8GB model and Rs 28,999 for the 32GB model (WiFi + free 3G). The device will start shipping from November 13. 'Kindle Oasis' has a battery life measured in weeks and has fast-charging capability that allows it to go from zero to fully-charged in less than two hours.
Amazon India is hosting its Prime Day sale for the first time in India. The sale will kick-off at 6PM today and will continue till tomorrow midnight. Exclusive to Amazon Prime members, the sale offers huge discounts and price-drops across multiple product categories. If you aren t a prime member yet, and want to benefit from the deals on Prime Day Sale, you can subscribe to the service by paying Rs 499 for a year. One of the interesting deals going live today is where buying one TCL TV, you get one absolutely free.
Amazon's e-book reader, Kindle will now support content in five Indian languages, including Hindi, Gujarati and Malayalam, a move that will help the US-based firm tap into the niche but growing 'digital regional content' market in India. "We are adding thousands of digital books in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati and Malayalam, including the largest digital selection of best sellers, hundreds of exclusive titles and free classics to the Kindle Book Store," Amazon Kindle Director (Content) Sanjeev Jha told.
Online shopping is a craze in India and the rage is only increasing as more netizens grow. Shopping online sure does have its perks but many of us have become victims of poor service by big marketplaces. Every now and then people fall prey to their service mishaps like delay in delivery, wrong product or tampering of the product, to name a few. One such incident occurred with a Ravdeep Chawla who took it out on Twitter to share his grievance.
Amazon has today launched its new Kindle, and in line with earlier reports, it is indeed called the Oasis. As CEO Jeff Bezos recently teased, this new Kindle is the thinnest and lightest ever, and also feature a new design. The Kindle Oasis will start shipping from April 27 onwards, and it is priced at Rs 23,999. The 3G + Wi-Fi variant, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 27,999.
With just a few days left for Diwali, people are scratching their heads for new gift ideas, especially when there are so many discounts, offers and schemes available offline and online. For tech-savvy people, smartphones are a preferred choice. You can check out our list of 10 smartphones to buy this Diwali here. For those, who want to buy or gift gadgets other than smartphones, check out our list of devices priced under Rs 15,000 that you should consider for this festival season.
Last month, we heard about Amazon s plans to launch its all-you-can-read subscription service in India. Today, the company has launched Kindle Unlimited, with prices starting at Rs 199 per month. As an introductory offer though, those opting for the service this month will only have to pay Rs 99.
Amazon India it seems it planning on launching its subscription-based book reading service in India. Called Kindle Unlimited , the service is apparently set to be launched as early as next week.
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.
The Narendra Modi government on Monday took another step in its mission to go paperless. In within six months, all Union Cabinet meetings will be using Kindle tablet instead of papers, Indian Express reports. The government hopes that this will -- in addition to cutting down on the use of papers -- will also help to stop leakage of information.
Amazon India has introduced a Rs 1,000 discount on all Kindle e-readers. These include the new Kindle, previous-generation Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Paperwhite 3G variant.