Amazon’s new E-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite is now available to preorder in the UK, Germany and France in both 3G and WiFi-only models. Shipping will commence on October 25th and demand is expected to be high with Amazon limiting orders to 2 per customer.
The latest E-reader from Amazon users E Ink’s latest e-paper display that comes with a front-lighting system making the screen clearly visible even in low-light conditions without the usual glare that you might get from a LCD or AMOLED tablet. You can see how the front-lighting system works in the video clip.
The Kindle Paperwhite is priced at £109 (WiFi-only) and £169 (WiFi & 3G) in the UK. In France and Germany it will set you back €129 and €189 respectively.
The Kindle Paperwhite release in the US was considered a success and shipping estimates soon stretched out by almost 6 weeks. The addition of Amazon’s Kindle Owners’ Lending Library to the UK, Germany and France will no doubt mean that demand for the item increases.
(Via Slash Gear)