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89
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An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

The latest Kindle forgoes bells and whistles such as a touchscreen or physical keyboard, making it one bare-bones device. Still, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better e-reader at this price.

Pros
  • Relatively inexpensivePocket-sizedFast processor
Cons
  • No touchscreen / physical keyboardNo memory card slotNot ideal for one-handed reading
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100
adcustom
There are plenty of Kindle comparison guides now online, so I don't feel the...read more
90
johngroden
Love it, great battery life, screen reads well.
90
frankhsueh
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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