In-Depth Review: New Amazon Kindle 3 Wireless eBook Reader(3G/Wi-Fi)

Amazon Kindle Wireless Reading Device, Wi-Fi, 6" Display, Graphite - Latest Generation
Amazon Kindle Wireless Reading Device, Wi-Fi, 6" Display, Graphite - Latest Generation

Introducing Amazon Kindle 3

The latest generation Amazon kindle 3 Wireless ebook reader is hot this year... and what a bargain when you are buying it online. Do not let another year pass without the Amazon Kindle 3 in your gadget collections.

For someone with a love for reading books, the advantages of this latest generation gadget e-book reader far outweighs the disadvantages.

This Amazon ebook reader comes in two varieties the 3G and the Wi-Fi. The only major difference is that the Amazon kindle 3 with 3g also has wi-fi and gives you the added convenience of connection which enables you to download ebooks anytime, anywhere on the go, while the Kindle 3 with Wi-Fi only is a great choice if you already have a high-speed internet connection and wireless router setup at home.

Amazon Kindle 3G (Free 3G + Wi-Fi) is an easier option because there is no need for wireless setup—It comes ready right out of the box and you can start to purchase as soon as you turn on the ebook reader. The built-in Free 3G connectivity uses the same wireless signals that cell phones use, but there are no monthly fees or commitments.With wireless coverage in over 100 countries and territories, Kindle 3G is a great option for travelers

Amazon Kindle 3 customer review

Below are some of the reviews of Amazon Kindle 3 by customers who purchased it

''..Having been in electronics most of my life I was quite keen to try an electronic ebook,I did considerable research , checking details of what was available, I needed something partly for my own use to store documents on that I could take to meetings and it had to be light in weight,small enough to still be able to read documents and easy to use and read under most conditions.

I was also keen to find an ebook reader that I could suggest to my colleagues in the work place and reduce our paper use and wastage, so I purchased the Kindle Wireless Reading Device, Wi-Fi, 6" Display, Graphite - Latest Generation

It was delivered quicker than expected as they were on back order, on opening the packaging I was surprised how thin and light the Kindle 3 is, I plugged it in and while it was charging I read the instructions, I was also keen to see if the screen was really readable in bright sunlight, it really is. ..''

Another Customer review for reading fans

''Love this, so easy to use, so light, can even read if ive forgotten my glasses as you can change the font size, this is going to great for my next holiday, I can take loads of books and it only weighs as much as a magazine. Wifi connection is a bonus too. Not tried the music side of things as yet but don't think I'll be disapointed. Would recommend this for serious book readers. Its a must have.''

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A review of Kindle 3 amazing features


The size and portability of the Kindle 3 ebook reader are big selling points.

Measuring 190 mm x 123 mm x 8.5 mm with a 6'' display screen. The Kindle 3 ebook reader is 17% Lighter, that is about 21 per cent smaller and 15 per cent lighter than the previous ones. Only 241 grams, weighs less than a paperback and as thin as a magazine. It holds up to 3500 books which is double the storage from the previous ones. Making it easier to carry around and read more books for longer

Display Sreen

Amazon Kindle's 6" diagonal electronic paper display, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level grey scale.

You can read comfortably in bright sunlight with no glare

The kindle has 50% better contrast for the sharpest text and image. Also has eight adjustable text sizes for comfortable reading, which you can increase and decrease to suit you.

Up to 1 month Battery Life

A single charge of the Amazon Kindle 3 ebook reader lasts up to one month with wireless off. Keep wireless always on and go for up to three weeks without recharging

This is a welcome relief for long travelers who want to read on the go without the hassles of recharging the battery.

Improved PDF Reader

The Latest generation Kindle 3 now has a new dictionary lookup, notes and highlights, and supports password protected PDFs.

It also supports MOBI, TXT, Audible audio books and MP3 files while it automatically converts JPEG, GIF, PNG and BMP, HTML and Word documents to display correctly.Thereby allowing you carry all of your documents on the go.

You can transfer personal documents to your Kindle via USB or using a Wi-Fi connection for free at any tim

Amazon Kindle Store - shop and download  ebooks from your reader
Amazon Kindle Store - shop and download ebooks from your reader
Over 450,000 ebooks - no need for bookshelves with Amazon Kindle 3
Over 450,000 ebooks - no need for bookshelves with Amazon Kindle 3

Wide range of ebooks in store

With the launch of the Kindle UK store, you can shop more than 450,000 books, including bestsellers and new releases.

You can download eBooks in as Little as 60 Seconds using Amazon's optimized technology and Wi-Fi network. Your ebooks and periodicals are delivered over Wi-Fi via Whispernet.

Books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon. You can re-download books wirelessly on your ebook reader for free at anytime.

That means not having to look for space in your home to store those books or having to buy bookshelves either.

Text to Speech

With Text-to-Speech, Kindle can read English-language content out loud to you.

It does a nice job of reading, with voice balance, pausing appropriately at paragraphs and periods and commas just like reading the book yourself. You can slow down or increase the rate of speech by pressing the Aa button.

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My personal review of the Amazon Kindle 3 ebook reader

I just bought mine over the weekend and played around with it to familiarise my self with the reading device. It is my first e-book reader and was immediately pleased by the screen and the reading experience.

I like the bit where I can use my Wi-Fi in hotspots. It allows for seamless reading with 20% Faster Page Turns. It also came with enhanced PDF Reader – dictionary lookup, notes, and highlights.

A little Downside though: I have experienced some sudden freezing on my Kindle 3 and then shutting down and rebooting itself several times. Doesn’t seem to happen very often, but it is noteworthy.

Overall, I am satisfied thus far and I believe the price is a steal for what it offers. You have to see it to appreciate it.

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France Travel Inf 6 years ago

I am looking forward to getting the Kindle to use while traveling! The idea of being able to access newspapers world wide is a huge plus. And not searching for and book store that carries English text books is going to be great!

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xixi12 6 years ago from Everywhere but here. In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. You can never be truly free till you have the discipline to manage it. Author

I agree with you France travel info. This little piece is a very powerful gadget to have

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Alavux 5 years ago

Sorry to hear that your Kindle has been shutting down. Do you still have that problem?

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