The Kindle has been out for a little while now and has received a fair bit of press. And now with the Kindle 2 released, and BGR got their hands on one and put it to the test. But here is a little bit about Kindle 2 straight from Amazon first:

Say Hello to The New Kindle

Slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, as thin as most magazines
Lightweight: At 10.2 ounces, lighter than a typical paperback
Wireless: 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle, anytime, anywhere; no monthly fees, service plans, or hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots
Books in Under 60 Seconds: Get books delivered in less than 60 seconds; no PC required
Improved Display: Reads like real paper; now boasts 16 shades of gray for clear text and even crisper images
Longer Battery Life: 25% longer battery life; read for days without recharging
More Storage: Take your library with you; holds over 1,500 books
Faster Page Turns: 20% faster page turns
Read-to-Me: With the new text-to-speech feature, Kindle can read every newspaper, magazine, blog, and book out loud to you, unless the book is disabled by the rights holder
Large Selection: Over 240,000 books plus U.S. and international newspapers, magazines, and blogs available
Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases $9.99, unless marked otherwise

There is no doubt that the Kindle is super sexy device aimed at the “SERIOUS” reader. I say serious because the Kindle 2 comes with a pretty steep price tag at $360 bucks plus any type of cover to protect your new Kindle. So if the Kindle is for you, head on over to BGR for the full skinny on the Kindle 2.

To read the whole BGR review, CLICK HERE

To purchase a Kindle 2, head on over to Amazon by CLICKING HERE

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