Kindle does not need computer, cables or wi-fi spots to connect . It has an adjustable text size, qwerty keyboard and a built in dictionary. You can open Word docs in kindle and also view pictures in formats like jpeg, giff, bmp or png. Moreover, it has a battery life which lasts up to a week. Furthermore, you do not need to bookmark this hand held as it automatically opens the last page you read ! Its wireless connectivity enables you to shop the Kindle Store directly from your Kindle, no matter where you are!
Amazon has three devices –‘Kindle’, ‘Kindle 2’ and the latest ‘Kindle DX’
The Kindle and The Kindle 2 features a 6-inch display and retailed for about $359 or so.
Kindle DX which was released in the first week of June 2009 has a 9.7-inch display and can display 16 shades of grey, with a 1200x824 pixel resolution. It automatically rotates the pages between landscape and portrait orientations if the device is turned on its side and is priced at $489.It is slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, as thin as most magazines
Carry Your Library: Holds up to 3,500 books, periodicals, and documents
Built-In PDF Reader: Native PDF support allows you to carry and read all of your personal and professional documents on the go
Wireless: 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle DX, anytime, anywhere; no monthly fees, no annual contracts, and no hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots
Books In Under 60 Seconds: You get free wireless delivery of books in less than 60 seconds; no PC required
Long Battery Life: Read for days without recharging
Kindle DX has a text-to-speech feature and Kindle DX can read newspapers, magazines, blogs, and books out loud to you, unless the book's rights holder made the feature unavailable
Over 285,000 books, New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases and U.S. and international newspapers including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, magazines including The New Yorker and Time, plus popular blogs, all auto-delivered wirelessly.