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Bad: Doesnt look good
Comment: Never been a fan of kindle but maybe the kindle fire will change my mind
Comment: Its pretty much a nothing device, I own a Kindle 3 which is the canines testicles, why would I pay to upgrade? to something that has a smaller battery and less memory, with devices this light and extra loss of weight is irrelevant. Also as a Kindle owner could I please make the point that while the proprietary format is AZW the Kindle reads MOBI, which worldwide is the most popular format available and by utilizing a free program called Calibre you can put pretty much anything on the Kindle
Comment: I think they intentionally made this one look uglier than it's predecessor so the Fire gets a few more sales. For me, the only thing that matters is the eInk. I don't understand the logic behind the Fire.
Good: light and fast
Bad: no keyboard
Comment: I think this will be a popular device but it is a bit distressing that when you take into account of the premium that you will have to pay to get the non advertising version and the charger plug you may well be paying more than you would be paying to get a version with a keyboard.
Personally I think you have to have a keyboard of some sort for typing information into the device. The touchscreen ones have a keyboard even though it is one that will leave fingerprints all over the screen but this version having no touchscreen keyboard or convenient hardware keyboard would be an absolute pain for making notes.
Good: No keyboard, thinner and lighter
Bad: repaying for something you've already bought
Comment: I'd agree with teh others that the keyboard is not a big loss. Typing on it was painful, it's one of the least ergonomic keyboards I've ever used, and it took up so much extra space, as well as looking ugly. I'd much rather have the smaller lighter Kindle without a keyboard - after all, you hardly ever need to type anything on it
Good: No nasty Keyboard
Bad: No 3G, No Touchscreen
Comment: The keyboard on my Kindle is horrible and is no loss.
No 3G cuts out holiday bookshopping delights.
But unless you have lost life's scrabble for wealth in the most spectacular way and are are very poor, surely you'd wait for the touchscreen Kindle (Kindle Touch?) or use Kindle reader on an IPad etc?
Good: No keyboard
Bad: Hard to say at this stage
Comment: I know it's kinda useful, but I've always found the Kindle keyboard ugly, and it takes up space that I'd rather have for the text of the book -- which is the point of this device, after all.
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