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Amazon launches new Kindle e-readers

07-30-2010 14:46 BJT

The Amazon Kindle Wi-Fi e-book reader is shown in this publicity photo released to Reuters on July 28, 2010. Amazon.com launched a cheaper, wireless-only Kindle on Wednesday, betting that the 139 U.S. dollars price will turn its latest electronic reader into a mass-appeal device as Apple Inc's iPad gains ground. The world's largest online retailer and leading e-reader seller also revealed its third generation Kindle, some 21 percent smaller and 15 percent lighter than the previous version, but still priced at 189 U.S. dollars.(Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)
The Amazon Kindle Wi-Fi e-book reader is shown in this publicity 
photo released to Reuters on July 28, 2010. Amazon.com launched a 
cheaper, wireless-only Kindle on Wednesday, betting that the 139 
U.S. dollars price will turn its latest electronic reader into a 
mass-appeal device as Apple Inc's iPad gains ground. The world's 
largest online retailer and leading e-reader seller also revealed its 
third generation Kindle, some 21 percent smaller and 15 percent 
lighter than the previous version, but still priced at 189 U.S. 
dollars.(Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)


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