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A wonderful E-reader

byljenkins Feb 25, 2013
14 Helpfuls 15 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Light weight, crisp text, easy to read, has buttons.
Cons Not the latest Paperwhite display
Recommended it? Yes

My first Kindle experience was several years ago when I purchased a Kindle for my wife.  To my surprise she REALLY liked it and suggested that I try it out.  I was skeptical as I like hard cover books, but in using her Kindle I found that I too liked reading on it.  I decided to... Read full review »

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Kindle 3 - faint (as in hard to read) praise

bysundogg99 Oct 6, 2012
21 Helpfuls 22 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Portability, shared content, encourages reading by making it incredibly convenient.
Cons Almost useless keyboard; e-ink technology is considerably less than perfect.
Recommended it? Yes

It's not an easy sell to get a true book lover to give up those beloved volumes.  Thus, e-readers present an interesting marketing challenge: most people who enjoy reading also have an extraordinary fondness for books themselves.  The sensory aesthetic of paper, cloth, and leather is not... Read full review »

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LOOOVE my Amazon Kindle

byklang24 Jul 20, 2012
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Long battery life, easily operable, cheap prices, e-ink, no glare in the sun.
Cons Not being able to choose or change the wallpapers.
Recommended it? Yes

I have had my Kindle for almost two years now, and it is one of my most treasured possessions. I am a major book worm, so when my boyfriend got it for me for my birthday, I cannot even begin to describe how excited I was. He definitely earned some major bonus points for that purchase! I received... Read full review »

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A Classic. Perfect for book lovers.

byiseeanaly Jul 18, 2012
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Convenient, lightweight, traditional book scheme, low cost, ease of use
Cons Less features
Recommended it? Yes

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The Kindle is a classic. Easy to use, very lightweight, and perfect for book lovers. Great for taking with you to travel.
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I've now owned the Nook Color, Kindle Fire, and the original... Read full review »

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Amazing Amazon kindle 3 keybord

byandre1028 Jul 14, 2012
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good texture<br>portable<br>nice display<br>3g included<br>data...
Cons no cons really besides the 3g speed sometimes, but overall great product. Could be bigger.
Recommended it? Yes

This device has a nice display screen. Very easy to carry around on the go. Having the 3g option is great when not in a wifi zone, although the wifi does work well i like being able to go to starbucks and read a short story or article while enjoying a cup of coffe before work. All around it's very... Read full review »

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Amazon Kindle Keyboard WiFi 3G 6" eBook

bypengawolfs Jul 4, 2012
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Thousands of books<br>Easy on the eyes<br>Can read...
Cons Keyboard is Inconvienent<br>Internet browsing is Slow and bad<br>Cant Read at...
Recommended it? Yes

This Kindle was my first E-reader, and thats exatly what I got. A perfect Tool that should be used for reading books. This Kindle is perfect for people who are looking for something that is more focused on Books and Reading. If you're looking for a device that is more for Games/Apps and has reading... Read full review »

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Amazon Kindle 3 Keyboard 3G/Wifi E-Reader: This Book Lover?s Happily Gone Digital!

bynoangels Jun 30, 2012
20 Helpfuls 21 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Comfortable design, screen is viewable outdoors, virtually unlimited storage, Wifi and 3G...
Cons E-Ink screen requires a book light in dim lighting, internet browser is rudimentary
Recommended it? Yes

I was very resistant to the idea of digital books. I have always loved reading and was enamored with books as the objects which conveyed the stories I enjoyed so much. I love the smell of new books and find browsing bookstores to be relaxing. I have dreamt of having a library full of leather books... Read full review »

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Great for travellers

bymushroom14 Jun 19, 2012
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great storage<br>Lightweight and easy to hold<br>Great...
Cons Can't delete books on device
Recommended it? Yes

I bought my kindle on a whim and I am so glad that I did. When it first arrived I found it's presentation box surprisingly appealing. When I opened up the box I was surprised again to find that my kindle was already charged and ready to go. While I was waiting for my kindle to arrive in the post I... Read full review »

3

Amazon's Kindle 3 with Wi-fi/3G

bysayljc Jun 1, 2012
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros  Lightweight, easy to see, great for travel, great for book storage. Looks...
Cons 3G doesn't work in my home. E-books have typos and errors. 
Recommended it? Yes

After a ton of research on e-readers, I decided to go with a Kindle.  I was impressed with it from the moment I took it out of the shipping box. This e-reader was very lightweight, very sleek in look, and the perfect size.  It is about the size of a regular hardback book (which I prefer... Read full review »

3

Great reading experience

bybugmandan Feb 13, 2012
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy and fun to read<br>E-ink is like reading a book<br>Fun games
Cons Cost of ebooks<br>Not backlit<br>Awkward qwerty keyboard
Recommended it? Yes

When e-readers first came on the market, I was one of the biggest skeptics out there. As a life long lover of books, I couldn't even begin to see how an e-reader could possibly replace a book. I figured that reading a Kindle, Nook or other e-reader would be no different than reading a computer... Read full review »

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Excellent

bycamimck Jan 2, 2012
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Cheap books, easy to read
Cons No backlight
Recommended it? Yes

My kindle was given to me by a close family friend for my birthday last year and I have used it ever since, I read twice as much as I used to and for half the price!
LOVE it! Read full review »

popsrocks
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Kindle Keyboard (D00901) Wi-Fi eBook: An Experience I Recommend

bypopsrocks Jan 2, 2012
28 Helpfuls 29 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to navigate<br> easy on the eyes<br>easy to purchase or find free...
Cons not back lighted
Recommended it? Yes

This Kindle Is Perfect For My Needs!

I never thought I would get a Kindle book reader. With so many other items on my "buy" list including a flat screen TV a Kindle was pushed to the back. I was very fortunate when my brother gave me the Kindle Keyboard D00901 as a birthday gift. That was... Read full review »

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Amazing E-Reader

bylauren4795 Dec 23, 2011
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Can purchase books on the divice<br>Internet Browser <br>Games <br>No...
Cons Black and White Color for Internet and Games
Recommended it? Yes

I personally own a Kindle 3rd Generation and love it. It is linked to my Amazon account so I can easily buy new books once I finish one. It also has games and some apps. Another great feature is the experimental internet browser; you can get onto all of your favorite sites like Facebook. The screen... Read full review »

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kindle 3 wifi best friend

bydenizh Dec 18, 2011
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Everything in this kindle is pros
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

kindle fire 3, when I first heard about kindle fire reader from amazon I planned to buy it, but before that I tried to surf the net and check which is the best and the prices .

Though now you can find many kindles, but amazon kindle 3, wifi the best choice.

Features:
You can turn... Read full review »

Bryan_Carey
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Amazon Kindle 3G Wi- Fi: Is This the End of Traditional Book Reading?

byBryan_Carey Dec 12, 2011
24 Helpfuls 25 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy viewing screen; Thousands of free books; Long battery life; Ability to highlight...
Cons Black and white viewing only; No built- in light.
Recommended it? Yes

I read a lot of books. Most of the books I read in a given year are supplied to me free of charge by authors, publishers, and other promoters, in exchange for a review. I have a large collection of books and I would read even more if time permitted. But books and the storing of books use up... Read full review »

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Amazing Device With Some Surprises

bysophiesmusic Dec 10, 2011
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Book experience<br>MP3...
Cons No Expanded Card Slot<br>Monotonous Text-to-Speech<br>SYM Key<br>No...
Recommended it? Yes

When I first bought a Kindle 3G, I thought that I would just use it for reading only, however I saw that there are many hidden features in this small device. It has an experimental browser (which is pretty amazing and photos look amazing as well), games you can install and it has an mp3 player on... Read full review »

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Amazon Kindle Enkindles My Passion for Reading

bymkp51 Oct 10, 2011
36 Helpfuls 37 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to set up and use; convenient; crisp and clear display; huge selection of ebooks.
Cons No color; many ebooks are needlessly way too expensive.
Recommended it? Yes

Okay folks, here's another sign of the "End of The World As I Know It..."

I have recently purchased an Amazon Kindle ebook (electronic book) reader and have begun reading books in digital format...

Now, that may not seem like a big deal to many of you, but it is for me. You see, I... Read full review »

4

Kindle 3 3g - Happy Leisure Investment

bygradreviews Aug 22, 2011
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros lightweight, anti-glare, check email, read PDF files, stores tons of books, Great battery...
Cons not color, some PDF files are hard to read if not converted.
Recommended it? Yes

I bought the Kindle after hours of research comparing it to the nook, ipad and other e-readers. I knew I wanted an e-reader but wasn't sure which one. There were several cool things that turned me onto it compared to others. One of the big things was that it was glare free and I could read it in... Read full review »

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Amazon Kindle 3/Kindle Keyboard - Good e-book reader with free unlimited 3G internet??

byra64 Jun 5, 2011
14 Helpfuls 15 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros More then decent as an e-book reader, plus a free 3G internet connection
Cons Web browsing is limited, slow and buggy, general usuability could be improved a bit.
Recommended it? Yes

The kindle is not something I would usually spend money on. I don't particularly care for a model where I have to buy the device and the content for it separately, and where the digital content is in a proprietary format as well. However, there were a few things that attracted me to buying the... Read full review »

shopaholic_man
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Amazon Kindle 3 - 3G WiFi with Amazon Leather Case and Booklight

byshopaholic_man May 28, 2011
26 Helpfuls 27 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to Use, Portable, Very Book Like
Cons Annoying White to Black flicker when "turning" pages.
Recommended it? Yes

I love to read. I have had my eye on Amazon's Kindle for sometime. I was quite pleased when my girlfriend got me the newest Kindle as a gift. This review covers many aspects of the Kindle, each with its own heading. Skip down to read the sections that are of interest to you.

The Kindle 3 -... Read full review »

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