You really have to admire Amazon’s commitment to their own products. I say this because despite the fact that the Kindle isn’t really the top device out there for reading books online they have still released an upgrade. The honest fact is most consumers would rather stump up a little extra cash to get an iPad or an Android powered tablet. These devices not only do what most Kindles do but they are also essentially handheld PCs.
Well, anyway, Amazon is carrying on regardless and is not a company known for resting on their laurels, so they have been busy. The new Kindle Paperwhite hosts a few slight changes, which will apparently just make the reading experience much smoother and more enjoyable. To start with, the new processor is said to be 25% faster than before, allowing for faster book loading and more fluid page turning. The device is also integrated with Good Reads a vast community of online readers. This means a more comprehensive rating system that can help you find books that you may like.
Okay, so there are no sweeping changes to try and make it more tablet-like, but that is kinda good. The honest truth is that for those who just want a portable electric book device, this is perfect. If you don’t care to have all that internet connectivity that you get with a pricey tablet then you should consider the Paperwhite. With a price tag of just $119 it is reasonable and functional.
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