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Kindle Touch features and specs

Kindle Touch features and specs

Kindle Touch
Amazon Kindle Touch

The world is crazy about the Amazon's e-readers. Most Amazon Kindles are either out of stock  or very hard to find. The good news is that Amazon keeps constantly updating their products and new Kindle models are presented one after another.
Amazon Kindle Touch (or just Kindle) is the latest e-reader by Amazon.

Here are Amazon Kindle Touch main features:
- Most-advanced E Ink display, now with multi-touch
- New sleek design - 8% lighter, 11% smaller, holds 3,000 books
- Only e-reader with text-to-speech, audiobooks and mp3 support
- Built in Wi-Fi - Get books in 60 seconds
- Borrow Kindle books from your public library
- Exclusive EasyReach touch technology lets you read easily with one hand
- New X-Ray feature lets you look up characters, historical figures, and interesting phrases.

And here are all  Kindle Touch features:
Read in Bright Sunlight
Kindle's high-contrast, most advanced E Ink touchscreen reads like real paper, with no glare. Read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room.
Simple To Use Touchscreen
Kindle Touch features an easy-to-use touch interface. Turn pages, search, shop books and take notes quickly and easily.
Light and Compact
Our all-new sleek design sports an 11% smaller body, with the same 6" screen size, and is 8% lighter, only 7.5 ounces.
Holds 3,000 Books
Carry up to 3,000 books - keep your entire library with you wherever you go.
Two Month Battery Life
No battery anxiety - read for up to two months on a single charge with wireless off and a half hour of reading per day.
NEW - EasyReach
Exclusive to Kindle Touch. Tap to turn pages - no need to swipe, so you can hold Kindle in either hand. Learn More
Books in 60 Seconds
Find a book and start reading in seconds with our fast, free wireless delivery. No computer required.
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.
Simple to Use
Kindle Touch is ready to use right out of the box - no setup, no software to install, no computer required to download content.
Adjustable Text Sizes
Read comfortably with eight different sizes and three font styles.
Fast page turns
Kindle Touch has a powerful processor tuned for fast, seamless page turns.
PDF and Personal Documents
Email personal documents and PDFs direct to your Kindle to read and annotate on-the-go.
Kindle Owners' Lending Library
NEW - With an Amazon Prime membership, Kindle owners can choose from thousands of books to borrow for free - including over 100 current and former New York Times Bestsellers - as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates.
Massive Selection
Over 1 million books, newspapers, and magazines, including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives, Audible audiobooks and more.
Low Book Prices
Over 800,000 books are $9.99 or less.
Free, Out-of-Copyright Books
Millions of free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 titles such as Pride and Prejudice are available.
Free Book Samples
Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.
NEW - X-Ray
Explore the "bones of a book". With a single tap, see all the passages across a book that mention ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest, as well as more detailed descriptions from Wikipedia and Shelfari.
With Text-to-Speech, Kindle can read English-language content out loud to you.
Borrow From Your Public Library
Borrow Kindle books from your public library and start reading on your Kindle. Learn More
Free Cloud Backup
We automatically back up your library in the cloud, so you never need to worry about losing your books. Re-download wirelessly anytime for free.
Buy Once, Read Everywhere
Kindle books can be read on your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Android devices, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, Mac, PC, or web browser with our free Kindle Reading Apps.
Our Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks and annotations across your devices so you can always pick up where you left off.
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Kindle Touch specs

Amazon's 6" diagonal most advanced E Ink multi-touch display, optimized with proprietary waveform and font technology, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level grayscale.

Size (in inches) 6.8" x 4.7" x 0.40" (172 mm x 120 mm x 10.1 mm)

Amazon Kindle Touch
Kindle Touch specs

Weight 7.5 ounces (213 grams)

System Requirements None, because it's wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content.
On-device Storage Up to 3,000 books or 4 GB internal (approximately 3 GB available for user content).

Battery Life A single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. Keep wireless always on and it lasts for up to 6 weeks. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as shopping the Kindle Store, web browsing, and downloading content.

Charge Time Fully charges in approximately 4 hours via the included USB 2.0 cable connected to a computer. U.S. power adapter sold separately.

Wi-Fi Connectivity Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not connect to WPA and WPA2 secured networks using 802.1X authentication methods; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.

USB Port USB 2.0 (micro-B connector)

Cloud Storage Free cloud storage for all Amazon content

Audio 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, rear mounted speakers

Content Formats Supported  Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Audible (Audible Enhanced(AA,AAX)), MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion.

Documentation Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User's Guide (pre-installed on device).

Warranty and Service 1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year Protection Plan available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.

What's in the box Kindle wireless e-reader, USB 2.0 cable, Quick Start Guide. Power adapter sold separately.

Amazon Kindle Touch video review

Our opinion
Kindle Touch is already in stores and it definitely is going to be another Amazon best seller.