September 4th 2012 5:05 pm

Heads up! A newer version of this product is out!

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Criteria Comments Rating
  • Display / readability No comments great!
  • Battery life No comments great!
  • Store and selection of titles No comments great!
  • Ease of use No comments great!
  • Document support No comments good
  • Storage capacity No comments great!
  • Durability No comments good
  • Design and form factor I'd prefer page-turning buttons on either side. good
  • Portability (size / weight) It's almost too small to hold comfortably. good
Detailed review
It's the best e-reader I've used to date. Amazon fixed a lot of the UI mess from the original Kindle Touch and the lighting and resolution are very good. It'd be nice if they could clean up the lighting issues at the bottom of the screen, but the advantages of this new system so far outweigh having to use a book light it really matter.
My other wish is that they do a model with page turning buttons on the edges. Touch is great for many things, but buttons are the best for turning pages.