Amazon launches new Kindle with touch screen in India for Rs. 5999

Amazon introduced the new Kindle Voyage and the upgraded Kindle in the U.S. few hours back, it has also launched the new Kindle in India. It has the same 6-inch ( 600 x 800 pixels) display at 167 PPI pixel density similar to the last year’s non-touch Kindle, but this has a touch screen, similar to the Kindle Touch.

It comes with the usual WiFi 802.11 b/g/n support, has 4GB of internal memory to store thousands of books and offers up to 4 weeks (wireless off) of battery life.

Features of New Kindle

  • Touchscreen display that reads like real paper, no screen glare, even in bright sunlight
  • Exclusive Kindle features now includes Goodreads integration, Kindle FreeTime, Vocabulary Builder, Word Wise (coming soon), and more
  • Double the on-device storage — holds thousands of books
  • Page turns fly with a 20% faster processor
  • Lighter than a paperback, fits in your pocket
  • Battery lasts weeks, not hours
  • Massive book selection, lowest prices— Over 30,000 FREE eBooks and 2 million paid eBooks.
  • Encourage kids to read even more with Kindle FreeTime

The New Kindle is priced at Rs. 5,999. It is now available on Amazon India website and would ship on October 9, 2014. No word about the launch of the Kindle Voyage in India yet.

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