Amazon ships the Kindle 2 electronic reader

Amazons electronic marvel the Kindle 2
Amazons electronic marvel the Kindle 2

Amazon.com today announced it is shipping Amazon Kindle 2. Already the No. 1 seller in Electronics on the Amazon.com site in just 15 days since it was introduced on Feb. 9, Kindle 2 offers revolutionary wireless delivery of content in a new slim design with longer battery life, faster page turns, over seven times more storage, sharper images and a new read-to-me feature. Kindle 2 began shipping today to customers who were in line for the original Kindle and customers who pre-ordered beginning Feb. 9. New orders placed today will be released for immediate shipping.

Kindle 2 builds on everything customers love about the original Kindle and extends the experience to a slimmer and sleeker design.

  • Pencil-thin and lighter than a typical paperback at just over 10 ounces and 0.36 inches
  • 25 percent longer battery life
  • Pages turn an average 20 percent faster
  • Holds more than 1,500 books with 2 GB of memory
  • Sharper images and crisp text with 16 shades of gray
  • “Text-to-Speech” read-to-me feature converts words on a page to spoken word
  • “Whispersync” technology saves and synchronizes reading location across Kindle devices
  • With more selection than ever before, the Kindle Store — Earth’s biggest e-bookstore — gives customers access to more than 240,000 books and top U.S. and international magazines and newspapers, plus more than 1,200 different blogs.

For more details on the Kindle 2 or the purchase it for the lowest price available anywhere, CLICK HERE.

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