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Amazon Kindle Touch

84
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Amazon's first touchscreen reader isn't a revolution, but it's certainly enough to keep the company at the forefront of the e-reader market.

Pros
  • Dual-touch touchscreenPocket-sizedX-ray search featureOptional 3G
Cons
  • No expandable memoryStarting price includes ads
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Scores

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User Reviews

90
Christopher Taylor
I really love the Kindle Touch - way more than my Kindle Keyboard. It only refreshes...read more
100
Gadifer
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
100
gmphap1
I had actually purchased a Kindle Fire. I'm a proud owner of a Kindle second...read more
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79
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

73
 

Display / readability

80
 

Battery life

93
 

Storage capacity

75
 

Store and selection of titles

90
 

Document support

80
 

Portability (size / weight)

77
 

Ease of use

78
 

Durability

80
 

How It Stacks Up

71

Engadget

71
 

Critic

67
 

User

90
 
93

Engadget

94
 

Critic

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User

100
 

Engadget

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Critic

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User

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94

Engadget

94
 

Critic

86
 

User

93
 
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How It Stacks Up

71

Engadget

71
 

Critic

67
 

User

90
 
93

Engadget

94
 

Critic

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User

100
 

Engadget

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Critic

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User

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94

Engadget

94
 

Critic

86
 

User

93
 
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