Editors Liked

  • Free book samples, Next Page button on both sides, Changing number of words per line
  • Easy wireless downloading. Build quality and experience
  • Sleek, works out of the box
  • Beautiful Design (Appleinspired perhaps?), Free “Whispernet” Mobile Internet, Fast content delivery, Large Title Library (Amazon.com!), EInk scre
  • Great screen. Instant access to hundreds of thousands of books. Sexy small and light. Holds 1,500 books. No monthly fee
  • Best keyboard on any e-book reader to date; 2GB of internal storage; slimmer, sturdier, and smarter hardware design than the original Kindle
  • Enhanced design, New crisper and clearer display, Textto speech functionality
  • Great screen for reading; tiny size; hundreds of thousands of books instantly available
  • Easy to use, Great display, no glare outside, Whispernet / Online store, Sync with other Kindle enabled devices (iPhone)
  • Easy access to new content, Converts many different document types, Comes with free 3G access, Wide selection of books, Supports audiobooks
  • Lets you buy and download ebooks wirelessly, Improved screen text, and a slimmer profile
  • Slimmer design with improved display, Excellent battery life, Expanded storage, Convenient built-in dictionary, Fast wireless downloads
  • Slimmer and sleeker looking than the original Kindle; large library of tens of thousands of e-books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs via Amazons familiar online store; built-in free wireless "Whispernet" data network--no PC needed; built-in keyboard

Editors Didn't Like

  • Idering this is only the second generation and is half the price of the first Kindle, that’s not too bad. But listen up, Amazon, I have high expectations for the Kindle 3!
  • Garish looks. Big for its screen size. Locked into Amazon
  • No expandable memory
  • No Image/PDF Zoom (very bad when reading textbooks), No SD Card Slot (the Kindle 1 had this! Without this, the storage capacity is sorely limited), No Userreplaceable battery (when the battery dies—too bad (ol
  • Expensive. No direct PDF support. Needs a protective case
  • Expensive; lacks native PDF support; no SD-card slot
  • No backlight, Still somewhat expensive
  • Too expensive; screen is black and white; proprietary book format
  • Expensive, Wireless feature can drain battery quickly
  • A bit hard to use at times, Not as stylish as the Sony reader, Limited support for free books, *
  • Joystick nav and buttons are stiff and awkward, Need to use menu to disable wireless
  • Expensive, Some popular books not available, Battery not user-replaceable
  • No expansion slot for adding more memory or accessing files; files such as PDFs and Word documents arent natively supported, and need to be converted at 10 cents a pop by Amazon; no protective carrying case included; battery is sealed into the device