Amazon Kindle eReaders


The majority of Americans and Englishmen at words "the electronic book" imagine the Amаzon Kindle. The American company Amazon is the leading manufacturer of electronic books in the world. Now there are issued four models of electronic books: Kindle Touch Special Offer, Kindle 3 Wi-Fi, Kindle 4 Special offer, Kindle Paperwhite. All models are equipped by screen E-Ink Pearl with the size of 6 inches, have the qualitative plastic case of a small thickness. These models are issued by the company in two variants - in ordinary and in a variant with the advertising blocks appearing on the book at power on, sold on lower price. Such low price became possible at the expense of payment of a part of cost of the book by advertisers. Moreover, on money of advertisers Amazon supports the electronic Internet library. So cost of the electronic book from Amazon includes access on Wi-Fi to its electronic library with possibility of downloading of some free books.

AMAZON KINDLE, PAPERWHITE, Touch Special Offer, Kindle 3 Wi-Fi, Kindle 4 Special offer


Touch Special Offer Kindle 3 Wi-Fi 4 Special offer Paperwhite


Model Touch Special Offer differs from three other models absence of command keys and presence of the touch screen. Browsing of pages and management of the book is carried out only by means of the touch screen.

Kindle 3 Wi-Fi has the high-grade keyboard located under the screen. On the one hand it raises functionality of the device, with another increases its sizes.

Model Kindle 4 Special offer hasn't touch screen. It is equipped by "navigation" buttons in the bottom part of the case under the screen, and also convenient keys for browsing of the pages, located on each side cases.

Kindle Paperwhite is a latest model of devices for the reading, developed company Amazon. The device screen touch, e-ink HD (758x1024 points) has received name Paperwhite. Distinctive feature of this model is presence of smoothly adjustable light-emitting diode illumination with which it is possible to read in the dark. Kindle Paperwhite is issued in two updatings: with support wi-fi only or with support wi-fi and 3G. All other functional possibilites the reader practically do not differ from Touch Special Offer.

General characteristics for all e-book readers:


The majority of lacks of the software of these models can be eliminated installation of a foreign update with a program for reading of text COOLREADER, how to make it is written here: Alternative firmware.


Amazon company Internet shop

Selection of resources of the Internet about Amazon Kindle is in section "Links."


The table of parametres.

Display and flash card Formats of files Fonts and bookshelf Complete set and functions

Model Touch Special Offer Kindle 3 Wi-Fi 4 Special offer Paperwhite
Diagonal 5"        
Diagonal 6"        
E-Ink Vizplex (600x800)        
E-Ink Pearl (600x800)        
E-Ink Pearl HD (758x1024)        
E-Ink FLEX (758x1024)        
Touchscreen        
Display with LED backlight        
Slot for a SD-card        
Slot for a microSD-card        



Model Touch Special Offer Kindle 3 Wi-Fi 4 Special offer Paperwhite
TXT        
FB2        
EPUB        
MOBI (PRC)        
PDF        
DJVU        
HTML        
Viewing of images JPG/PNG        



Model Touch Special Offer Kindle 3 Wi-Fi 4 Special offer Paperwhite
Support of loading of TTF-fonts        
Anti-aliasing fonts        
Carryings over to the text in Russian        
Footnotes below on page        
Support of folders on a SD-card        
Display of names of files of e-books        
Display of names of books and authors        
Display of covers of books        
Presence of the file-manager        



Model Touch Special Offer Kindle 3 Wi-Fi 4 Special offer Paperwhite
Bookcover in the equipment        
Pouch in the equipment        
The power supply in the equipment        
USB-cable in the equipment        
Applications (the calculator, a calendar, games, etc.)        
Uploading of additional dictionaries        
Alternative (not factory) updates        
Wi-Fi module        
User manual                
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