The $79 Kindle (Kindle 4) is now available to order at Amazon. It’s the only one available now – the Kindle Touch and Kindle Tablet are preorders and only ship in mid to end November.
The international version is $109 and is also available now.
Key selling points –
- 5.98 ounces. Making it 30% lighter than Kindle 3.
- 18% smaller body. Fits in your pocket. Just don’t use your back pocket.
- No keyboard.
- 6″ screen size.
- Most advanced eInk display – Guess that means eInk Pearl.
- Library Book Support.
The $79 Kindle is super compelling. It blows away expectations. People expected it to be $99. If you don’t need touch then $79 Kindle is the ideal choice.