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Kindle 3 3G + Wi-Fi is the latest iteration of the Amazon Kindle ebook reader with global wireless. The new Kindle ebook reader is smaller, lighter, and offers improved performance with faster page turns and better contrast. Amazon has added a Wi-Fi modem in addition to its free global 3G wireless. The New Kindle ebook reader will still go for $189. Amazon has also introduced a new addition to the Kindle family of reading devices, Kindle Wi-Fi, a Wi-Fi only model for just $139.

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Kindle reads just like real paper

Amazon Kindle 3 ebook reader retains the 6.0-inch E-Ink electronic paper display in previous generation. The display resolution is 600 x 800 pixels at 167 ppi. However, Kindle 3 reads better than any ebook reader in the market today with 50% improved contrast for sharper fonts and clearer text. Kindle ebook reader reads just like real paper. With 16 shades of grey, Kindle ebook reader displays sharper and clearer images, text and photos.

Kindle ebook reader screen reflects light like ordinary paper with no backlight and hence mild on the eye. Kindle 3 reads in Sunlight with no glare. Kindle 3 offers more font adjustment options; you now select from up to eight font sizes to choose just the right size for a comfortable read. Font style adjustment will be available for the first time on Kindle 3, three font styles are available Caecilia, condensed version of Caecilia, and sans serif.

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Reading is a click away

Amazon Kindle is a wireless ebook reader that allows you buy books at the Amazon Kindle store at a price cheaper than paper editions and have it delivered wirelessly free to your device within 60 seconds using an innovative wireless technology called Whispernet over a mobile wireless network. Amazon Kindle ebook reader runs on Whispernet over high-speed HSDPA (a 3.5G mobile cellular technology compatible with GSM) with a fallback to EDGE/GPRS (GSM cellular technology) outside HSDPA coverage.

The Kindle ebook reader has global wireless capability, enabling it to deliver your purchases using Whispernet over high-speed 3G HSDPA or GPRS/EDGE networks in over 100 countries including US, UK, Norway, India, Australia, Poland, Canada, Germany, Kenya and South Africa. Outside wireless coverage you can buy and download books over the internet using a computer and then transfer to Kindle via USB.

Wi-Fi inside

Previous generations of Kindle ebook reader came with only cellular wireless, but Kindle adds a Wi-Fi modem which enables you access Kindle services over public or private Wi-Fi networks.

In the United States, the new Generation Kindle ebook reader can access Kindle services free on AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots. Kindle 3 automatically detects nearby Wi-Fi networks at school, home, or hotel.

Kindle 3G + Wi-Fi

Kindle inputs and navigation

Kindle ebook reader provides page-turning buttons on both sides of device making it easy and convenient for both righties and lefties to use. For easier navigation, Kindle 3 has a presice five-way easy to use controller.

This allows for precision on-screen navigation. Amazon Kindle ebook reader comes with a QWERTY keyboard, which makes it easy to type and search for names, title or any keyword in your personal e-library. You can also use the keyboard to easily search a book for particular words or phrases or add annotation to text.

Kindle reader reads to you

Kindle ebook reader comes with Read-to-Me feature, which is a text to speech feature that reads your Kindle books, magazines, blogs, and newspapers to you. However, the latest Kindle has extended this feature with text-to-speech enabled menus called voice guide. Now users can navigate Kindle without having to read menu options.

Users can also switch from reading to listening and vice versa and Kindle ebook reader will automatically save the spot you stopped reading or listening and start from the exact spot when you resume reading or listening again.

More storage capacity

Amazon Kindle ebook reader can hold up to 3500 ebooks, a lot of books to carry in 246.6 grams. At the Amazon Kindle store you have over 630,000 Kindle books to choose from including 109 out of 111 New York Times Bestsellers as well as top newspapers, magazines, and blogs.

Over 1.8 million free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books are also available to read on Kindle. Kindle ebook reader now fully supports PDF, meaning you can read all those personal documents on Kindle reader.

In addition, each book you buy at Amazon online Kindle store is automatically backed up online for you in your personal media library in case you need to download it again. Repeat downloads from your personal media library is free.

This allows you to make room for new titles on your Kindle ebook reader. Amazon Kindle features password protection, allowing users to lock it when not in use and protect it from unauthorised access.

Millions of ebooks to read

Currently there are over 600,000 ebooks available at Kindle store. The list includes 109 of 114 New York Times Best Sellers. Also available at Kindle Store are newspapers, magazines, and blogs.

You can buy a book directly from your Kindle ebook reader. The first few chapters of all ebooks are available for download free, if you like the book you can then buy the whole book with just a click of a button.

Note that the number of Amazon Kindle books on sale vary from country to country. Blogs are currently not available to customers outside the United States.

Over 1.8 million free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books are also available to read on Kindle. Kindle ebook reader now fully supports PDF, meaning you can read all those personal documents on Kindle.

Support for multiple formats

Kindle ebook reader supports your existing un-protected ebooks and documents. Formats currently supported include Microsoft Word, PDF, HTML, TXT, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, PRC and MOBI files. Files are converted and wirelessly delivered to Kindle reader at a fee.

Files can also be converted for free by sending attachments to a special Kindle email; you can then manually download to Kindle ebook reader via USB. Amazon has greatly improved the built-in PDF reader on the Kindle, adding many new features. Native PDF support allows users to carry and read all of their personal and professional documents on the go.

Built-in Dictionary and Wikipedia

Kindle ebook reader comes with built-in New Oxford Dictionary with over 250,000 entries and definition making it easy to look up strange/new words while you read. You also get free wireless access to the Wikipedia online encyclopaedia.

New WebKit-Based Browser

Kindle 3 features a new web browser based on WebKit to provide a better web browsing experience. However, the browser is still experimental and not available outside the United States.

Listen to Music & Podcasts

Kindle ebook reader can also play mp3 files and podcasts. Play background music while you read. Mp3 files are transferred from your computer via USB.

Social Media integration

Kindle ebook reader is now integrated with social networking. Readers can now share their passion for books and reading with friends, family, and other readers around the world by posting meaningful passages to social networks like Facebook and Twitter directly from Kindle ebook reader.

Sync multiple Kindle devices

Kindle ebook reader comes with Whispersync technology, which synchronises your Kindle library and last page read across your devices, so you can read a few pages on your phone or computer and pick up right where you left off when you return to your Kindle.

Long Battery Life

Battery can last for about ten days with wireless on. However, switching off wireless connection can lead to up to one month battery life. you can switch off wireless connection to experience more battery time. Charging your Kindle ebook reader just takes four and a half hours. Kindle can be charged directly from mains using a power adapter or via a computer using a USB 2.0 cable.

Latest generation Kindle ebook reader comes with 1-year limited warranty and service, however a 2-year optional warranty sold separately at 49.99 USD is available in the US.

Kindle ebook reader is available for order, for current prices, reviews, specification, and features of this wonderful electronic reader, visit amazon.com. You can also buy Kindle at the store.

more information about Amazon Kindle Reader :

Each Kindle pack comes with the following:

  • Kindle Electronic Reader (Graphite/White)
  • Power adapter
  • USB 2.0 cable

Most New York Times Bestsellers sell for less than $9.99, over 600,000 books available. You can save up to 60% on some Kindle titles.

Some newspapers that are available for subscription are:

  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Washington post
  • Boston Globe
  • Financial Times

Some magazines title includes:

  • Forbes
  • Fortune
  • Time
  • Atlantic monthly

Prices of Amazon Kindle devices:

  • Amazon Kindle with global 3G wireless + Wi-Fi – $189
  • Amazon Kindle with Wi-Fi only – $139
  • Amazon Kindle DX – 379 USD

Kindle ebook reader is available for order, for current prices, reviews, specification, and features of this wonderful electronic reader, visit amazon.com. You can also buy Kindle at the store.

Accessories that you may buy with/for your Kindle ebook reader include:

Kindle leather cover:
Kindle Reading Lights: This will enable you read in the dark.
Replacement battery: spare battery
Memory card: Increase the quantity of Kindle titles you can carry on your ebook reader.
Kindle Solar charger: Charge your Kindle ebook reader anywhere, all you need is sunlight.
Universal charger: Charge your spare battery.

Kindle ebook reader is available for order, for current prices, reviews, specification, and features of this wonderful electronic reader, visit amazon.com. You can also buy Kindle at the store.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Amazon Kindle 3 ereader 3G + Wi-Fi Overviews was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: May 13th, 2016

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