Amazon Launches Four New Kindles – Fire, Touch, Touch 3G

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28 September 2011, Seattle – Amazon introduces the new latest generation Kindle, the Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G, and Kindle Fire ranging from US$79 to US$199.  With already millions of people reading on Kindles, the bestselling e-reader in the world for four years running, Amazon has made them more affordable.

Latest Generation Kindle that Fits In Your Pocket (US$79)

  • If you are looking for the lightest and most compact and you have a small budget, the latest generation Kindle is the answer for you.
  • 30% lighter at 5.98 ounces
  • 18% smaller
  • Turns pages 10% faster
  • 6-inch
  • Reads like real paper even in bright sunlight

The new latest generation Kindle is available starting today at



  • Easy-to-use touch screen  making it easier than ever to turn pages, search, shop and take notes
  • Lighter and smaller
  • Eliminates battery anxiety with extra long battery life
  • Holds thousands of books
  • New “X Ray” feature lets you explore the bones of the book  – You can see all the passages across a book that mention ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics that interest you with a tap.   You also get more detailed descriptions from Wikipedia and Shelfari (Amazon’s community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers).

The new Kindle Touch is available to customers in the US for pre-order starting today at and ships 21 November 2011.


New Top of the Line Kindle e-Reader – Kindle Touch 3G (US$149)

  • New addition to the Kindle Family
  • Top of the Line
  • Same new design and features of Kindle Touch
  • Small & Light
  • Easy to use touch screen
  • Stores thousands of books
  • Extra-long battery life
  • Free 3G connection so you no longer need to hunt for or pay for a Wi-Fi hotspot and you can download and read your books anytime, anywhere in over 100 countries around the world
  • Amazon pays for 3G connection so there’s no monthly fee or annual contract

The new Kindle Touch 3G is available to customers in the US for pre-order starting today at and ships 21 November 2011.


All kindles have instant access to the Kindle Store.  Millions of free, out-of-copyright, pre 1923 books are also available to read on Kindle devices.  You can also borrow books from your public library.  With the Buy Once, Read Everywhere Kindle books, you can read them on Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G, Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, PCs, Mac, Android Phones and tablets, BlackBerry, Windows Phones and web browsers with Kindle Cloud Reader.

All three new Kindle e-readers also come with special offers and sponsored screensavers that appear when you’re not reading. Customers enjoy special money-saving offers delivered wirelessly sponsored by AT&T, the Dove beauty brand and Rewards Visa Card by Chase. Kindle e-reader customers will also receive special offers in their own backyards from AmazonLocal, Amazon’s local deals marketplace with discounts on local services, products, and experiences. Customers can also choose to purchase a Kindle without special offers and sponsored screensavers.


New Class of Kindle – Kindle Fire (US$199)

  • Much more digital content to keep you entertained
  • Over 100,000 movies and TV shows from Amazon Instant Video, including thousands of new releases and popular TV shows, available to stream or download, purchase or rent – all just one tap away. Amazon Prime Members enjoy instant, unlimited, commercial-free streaming of over 11,000 movies and TV shows at no additional cost. Kindle Fire comes with one free month of Amazon Prime.
  • Over 17,000,000 songs from Amazon MP3, including new and bestselling albums from just $7.99 and individual songs from $0.69.
  • Over 1,000,000 Kindle books, including thousands of bestsellers, children’s books, comic books and cookbooks in rich color.
  • 100 exclusive graphic novels, including Watchmen, the bestselling – and considered by many to be the greatest – graphic novel of all time, which has never before been available in digital format, as well as Batman: Arkham City, Superman: Earth OneGreen Lantern: Secret Origin and 96 others from DC Entertainment.
    Hundreds of magazines and newspapers – including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Wired, Elle, The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan and Martha Stewart Living – with full-color layouts, photographs, illustrations, built-in video, audio and other interactive features are available from the new Kindle Fire “Newsstand.” Kindle Fire customers will enjoy an exclusive free three-month trial to 17 Condé Nast magazines, including Vanity Fair, GQ and Glamour.
  • All the most popular Android apps and games, such as Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies, Cut the Rope and more. All apps are Amazon-tested on Kindle Fire to ensure quality and Amazon offers a new free paid app every day.
  • Cloud-accelerated web browser – Amazon Silk allows split browser that accelerates the power of the mobile device hardware by using computing speed and power of the Amazon Web Services Cloud.   (
  • Simple and easy-to-use interface. The Kindle Fire comes automatically pre-registered to your account.
  • Free Cloud storage
  • Amazon Whipersync now for movies and TV.  You can automatically synchronize your Kindle library, last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across the widest range of devices and platforms.
  • Easy to hold in one hand
  • Brilliant 7: colour inch full colour LCD touchscreen that delivers 16 million colours in high resolution and 169 pixels per inch.
  • Fast, powerful dual-core processor
  • Free month of Amazon Prime – unlimited commercial free instant streaming of over 11,000 movies and TV shows with Prime Instant Video and convenience of free two-day shipping on millions of items from

The Kindle Fire can be pre-ordered starting today at and ships 15 November 2011.


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