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Kindle now available in more 100 non-US markets

By on November 13, 2009

kindleCrossing the boundaries of the US, the popular wireless reader of Amazon, Kindle is now all set to invade the non-US markets. Yes, the most-anticipated eBook reader will now be released in more than 100 countries in the world. As of now, the device was bound just to be availed in USA.

The Kindle e-book reader had its first release 2-years back in New York by Amazon, the online retailer. The Amazon’s Kindle boasts the weight of just 10.3 ounces, and is thinner and lighter than the majority of paperbacks. Besides, the e-book reader also comes built-in with a keyboard and is sized around 7.5? x 5.3? x 0.7?.

The device is said to have opened new possibilities in our way of reading. With included wireless and not any monthly wireless bills, the Kindle is also claimed to provide direct access to over 88,000 books other than magazines, newspapers and even blogs.

Defining Kindle’s state-of-the-art features, Amazon doesn’t want the users to get hooked with a PC, as the Kindle comes built-in with a Wi-Fi connection, which gets tapped into an Amazon e-book store, which users can access to buy the latest electronic books.

The latest e-book doesn’t take much time for books to download. New releases & New York Times bestsellers comes with the cost of $9.99. Besides, Kindle is also claimed to come with the capacity of making automatic downloading of the newspapers and blogs, in a return of “push” technology. This comes included with the titles, such as; The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly,  TIME, The Washington Post,  and Forbes. The built-in buttons in the Kindle also helps it get connected with directly to the Oxford Dictionary and Wikipedia.

Amazon has also confirmed that its Sprint-powered EVDO network, called Whispernet, will come free of cost for users. They can also do browsing the Amazon store, buy books, as well as check websites, such as; Wikipedia but for getting signed up for a separate Sprint subscription.

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