The ebook reader known as Kindle DX is widespread in the market today compared to Kindle 2. Kindle DX possesses features that can provide readers with vivid views. As such, the screen will rotate automatically when one is viewing graphs, tables, web pages and maps. The reader will not find it hard to read PDF files because of its built in PDF reader. The characters in PDF files can be zoomed fully.
It has a two and a half times viewing area compared to Kindle 2. The unit measures 10.4 inches tall, 7.2 inches wide and with thickness of .38 inches. It is not bulky to carry because the keyboard is fitted at the bottom and the flip page buttons are found on the right side. This ebook reader has expanded memory storage of 4GB, equivalent to accommodating 3,500 books. Besides, you do not have to worry reading a lot because the battery life can reach the span of two weeks without recharging.
People appreciated the flexibility of Kindle DX because the keyboard is found at the bottom which gives convenience when one is typing. Also, adding and saving notations can easily be done. When one is reading under sunlight or in the beach, it will not cause any difficulty to the reader because there is no glare found on screen. Besides, Kindle DX will not over heat when reading longer hours for it does not get warm. It is the first one to have accelerometers, which means that the screen display will shift automatically from portrait to landscape view. You can also play mp3 music, through stereo speakers or earphones while reading. And when one is tired reading, the text size can be adjusted to bigger fonts so that the reader will not find it hard reading. This also gives convenience to older people who are fond of reading.
Another interesting feature of a DX kindle ebook reader is that it allows a person to listen on what is being written on the text. This is called a “read to me” feature. One can choose a male or a female voice with different speed. It offers much convenience to a person who wants to read while driving because he can simply listen. Much more, this is applicable and useful when one is in cooking session because the list of recipes will be recited. Or if one is fond of reading novels, and cannot wait to reach home to continue reading.
Moreover, Amazon aims to change the way people read printed materials. It has scored high among people who likes to travel and commutes. Kindle DX wireless is available only at the United States. But, Amazon announced to have international connection in 2010.
Kindle DX is very much close to people who have passion in reading. It has a direct link to over 390,000 books from Amazon’s own catalog. Not only that, a single book can be downloaded in just a minute. It has also a direct access on books found in the Best Sellers list under New York Times. Hence, the Kindle store estimated to have 10,000 books or more that has been added and updated to this kind of ebook reader. This is a motivation for them to do so because Amazon is geared to reaching its goal of becoming a digital book distributor.
The most interesting feature that a Kindle DX has, is its built in mobile 3G EVDO modem that allows high speed of internet signal. To avail of this service does not require any payment. However, not all locations have a high speed. This is referring to rural locations where the signal is slower compared to the areas of the United States. Almost everywhere in the United States enjoy this convenience. Thus, they have direct access to Amazon’s online store just to download new books in just a single click.
One benefit that Kindle DX offers, is the access of Wikipedia with built in dictionary. Once a word is highlighted, the definition is there. Since it has a web browser, one is allowed to view web pages and access emails wherever you are. This is not like an iPhone where one is paying $40 or more in a month just to avail of mobile internet service. The web pages of a Kindle DX ebook reader are better than Kindle 2 because it has large screen. It is more convenient to view phone numbers while on the road, access Wikipedia and perform google queries. It is also easy to manage personal documents due to its customized email address. At a low cost, a document can be emailed to oneself. Or, a USB cable is connected to the computer to be able to transfer documents for free. Besides, downloading of books is free. With this, the owner of an ebook reader is given the chance to have great experience and maximum satisfaction in terms of book selection.
If you are traveling, it is advisable to cover your Kindle DX with leather before it is placed in a suitcase to avoid the screen from damage. On the other hand, it takes four hours for the charger to be fully charged. You can have it charged into a computer using a USB. An international adapter plugs is also useful when one is traveling.