Amazon Kindle 3: The Best Kindle Yet

At a Glance

The third-generation Kindle, rebranded in fall 2011 as Kindle Keyboard, is the best model with a physical means of input; and it provides a better contrast and reading experience than the less expensive fourth-generation Kindle device.

Pros

  • Speedy page turns
  • Speedy page turns
  • Light weight
  • Light weight
  • Higher contrast screen
  • Higher contrast screen

Cons

  • Store access can be sluggish
  • Store access can be sluggish
  • PDF handling remains weak
  • PDF handling remains weak
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At a Glance

The third-generation Kindle is the first to truly make e-reading an appealing proposition.

Pros

  • Speedy page turns
  • Reasonable price
  • Light weight
  • Speedy page turns
  • Light weight
  • Higher contrast screen
  • Higher contrast screen

Cons

  • Store access can be sluggish
  • Lacks the shop-anywhere convenience of 3G model
  • PDF handling remains weak
  • PDF handling remains weak
 Compare

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