New, High-Contrast E Ink Screen with Pearl Technology 50% better contrast. The clearest text and sharpest images with latest E Ink Pearl display.
Read in Bright Sunlight Unlike LCD screens, Kindle's screen reads like real paper, with no glare. Read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room.
Lighter Than a Paperback At only 8.5 ounces and 1/3 of an inch thin, Kindle is lighter than a paperback and thinner than a magazine.
Holds 3,500 Books We doubled Kindle's storage so you can carry up to 3,500 books.
Battery Life of Up to Two Months A single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. If you read for one hour a day, you will get battery life of up to one month.
Built-In Wi-Fi Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots at home or on the road. Includes free Wi-Fi access at AT&T hotspots across the U.S.
Quieter Page Turn Buttons Quieter page turning means you won't disturb your partner when you want to read all night.
Share Meaningful Passages Share meaningful passages with friends and family with built-in Twitter and Facebook integration.
Simple to Use Kindle is ready to use right out of the box—no setup, no software to install, no computer required.
Improved PDF Reader Now with new dictionary lookup, notes and highlights, and support for password protected PDFs. Easily carry all of your documents on the go.
Worry-Free Archive Books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon. Re-download books wirelessly for free, anytime.
Books in 60 Seconds With fast, free wireless delivery, you can start reading books in less than 60 seconds. No computer required.
Massive Selection Over 900,000 books, including New York Times Best Sellers, plus audiobooks, periodicals and blogs. For non-U.S. customers, content availability varies. Check your country
Free, Out-of-Copyright Books Over 1.8 million free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books are available such as Pride and Prejudice. Learn more
Low Book Prices Over 610,000 books are $9.99 or less.
Free Book Samples Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.
NEW - Kindle Library Lending Later in 2011, customers will be able to check out a Kindle book from their local library and start reading on any Kindle or free Kindle reading app.
NEW - Kindle Book Lending Lend eligible Kindle books to other Kindle or Kindle app users for 14 days. Learn more
NEW - Audible Audiobooks Over 50,000 audiobooks from Audible.com—read by authors, celebrities, and world-class narrators—with wireless delivery via Wi-Fi.
NEW - Real Page Numbers We've added real page numbers that correspond to print editions so you can easily reference and cite passages.
Read Everywhere with Whispersync Your Kindle books can be read on your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, PC, Mac, Android device, and BlackBerry. Our Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off.
Read-to-Me With Text-to-Speech, Kindle can read English-language content out loud to you.
NEW - Special Offers Receive special offers and sponsored screensavers that display on the Kindle screensaver and on the bottom of the home screen—they don't interrupt reading. Learn more