November 19, 2007
Amazon Kindle gets official on Newsweek
Putting all speculations regarding its existence to rest, Amazon Kindle finally hits the cover of Newsweek to proclaim-I’m here. Newsweek’s cover story features an interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The features divulged include a 6-inch E-ink screen, no backlight, EV-DO “Whispernet” on Sprint for over the air book purchases and the company’s vision for digital books replacing “the last bastion of analog.” Users will be able to subscribe to newspapers and “select blogs” for monthly fees. Kindle boats of 30 hours of battery life, and can fully recharge in only two.
Amazon Kindle will cost $399 and the eBooks will go for $9.99.