Amazon Kindle Touch

The Kindle Touch is centered around a six inch infrared multi-touch E-Ink display. Navigation is performed through what Amazon refers to as EasyReach, which divides each page into three distinct touch areas. The new X-Ray feature complements purchased content by gathering all historical references and topics of interest within a given book and providing detailed information from Wikipedia and Shelfari for each. Integrated Wi-Fi allows free access to AT&T hotspots within the United States.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 21, 2011
  • Price at launch: $99.00

What You Need To Know

  • Infrared multi-touch E-ink display
  • EasyReach offers convenient page turning and navigation
  • X-Ray provides further information about topics mentioned inside content

Verge Review

With so many new Kindles to choose from, it's important to make the right decision for you and your family. Do you go all-in with a Kindle Fire? Skate by with the bargain basement Kindle? Or, like Goldilocks, do you choose something in the middle? The $100 Kindle Touch ($139 without ads) is that middle option. While the touchscreen might feel like a "new and fresh" twist on the typical e-reader, in reality the device is still riffing on Amazon's original Kindle, with few tweaks to shake up...

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Basic Specs

Screen size (diagonal) 6 inches
Technology E Ink Pearl
Touchscreen type IR
File support PDF

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Tech Specs

Pricing / SKUs
SKU description Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch with Special Offers
Hardware
Height 6.77 inches
Width 4.72 inches
Thickness 0.4 inches
Weight 0.47 pounds
Primary orientation Portrait
Color Silver
Speakers Yes
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 6 inches
Resolution (X) 600 px
Resolution (Y) 800 px
PPI 167
Screen shades 16
Technology E Ink Pearl
Touchscreen type IR
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system Other
File support PDF
Audio file support MP3
Storage
Internal size 4 GB
External storage No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11g, 802.11b
Ports
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB
Battery
Removable No
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