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Amazon Kindle Touch

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Overall 8
8.0

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G

PC Magazine
15 May 2012
  • Conclusion: Amazon's Kindle Touch is a very capable touch-screen ebook reader, but when it comes to price, the Wi-Fi-only version makes the most sense. The 3G option puts it too close to the more-versatile Kindle Fire tablet.
  • Pros: Sleek, attractive design. High-contrast touch screen. Informative X-Ray feature (although few books support it at the moment). Well-designed ebook store includes plenty of books, reviews, and lists.
  • Cons: Ad-free version costs $40 extra. Expensive 3G option. Slightly larger and heavier than the non-touch Kindle. Could use more font choices.
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazon Kindle Touch 2011

CNET
13 April 2012
  • Summary: The Kindle Touch is Amazon's best e-reader to date.
  • Pros: The Kindle Touch is a compact, lightweight, and affordable e-book reader with an e-ink touch screen. It offers access to a massive catalog of books, magazines, newspapers, and audiobooks via Amazon.com's familiar online store, as well as to online loaners from your local library. It also supports MP3s and--for some titles--text-to-speech.
  • Cons: All accessories--including a cover and an AC charger--cost extra. You also need to spend an extra $40 if you don't want the ad-supported Special Offers version, and $50 more if you want 3G wireless support. The lack of hard page-turn buttons may frustrate left-handed readers.
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Overall 7
7.0

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G Review

LAPTOP Magazine
6 December 2011
  • Summary: It might not have the buzz of the Fire, but Amazon's other touch-enabled eReader has plenty going for it, too. The $149 Touch 3G has anywhere connectivity, a great E Ink screen, and innovative features such as X-Ray. Still, we prefer the Barnes & Noble Nook Touch , which has a more intuitive interface and physical page-turn buttons (though it lacks a headphone jack). Plus, even though they're not a big deal, you don't have to put up with ads on the Nook.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

reviewed
14 November 2011
  • Summary: An impressive e-reader in its own right, at a price that undercuts the rest of the market.
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Overall 8
7.8
Performance 8
8.0
Battery performance 8
8.0
Display 7
7.0
Software 7
7.0

Amazon reinvents the Kindle with the all-new Kindle Touch. But how far have we really come?

theverge.com
14 November 2011
  • Summary: Overall, I really like the Kindle Touch. Hardware-wise, I found the Nook Touch more responsive and more comfortable to hold, and software-wise I found the Nook Touch more intuitive and mature (outside of the Kindle's amazing new "X-Ray"). But if I needed a touchscreen E Ink reader right this second, I'd get the Kindle in a heartbeat — home is where the ecosystem is, after all, and there are zero dealbreakers here, just slight preferences.
  • Pros: Great price, Touchscreen, Kindle ecosystem
  • Cons: Boring design, Last-gen software, Ads
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Overall 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Performance 6
6.0
Looks 7
7.0
Battery performance 10
10

Amazon Kindle Touch review -

Mobile Choice UK
31 May 2012
  • Pros: Responsive touch-screen, excellent online store is accessible via Wi-Fi, typically amazing battery life, carry thousands of books around
  • Cons: A little chunky, not much to warrant an upgrade
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazon Kindle Touch

Trusted Reviews
11 May 2012
  • Summary: The Kindle Touch finally arrives in the UK. But is it any good?
  • Pros: Great Design, Comfortable to hold, Excellent Kindle Store integration, Packed feature list
  • Cons: Chunkier and heavier than rivals, No EPUB support
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazon Kindle Touch review

IT PRO
7 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The Touchscreen edition of the popular e-reader is heavier and pricier than the original, and is only worth a purchase if audio or 3G is a priority.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 8
8.3
Performance 10
10

Amazon Kindle Touch

PC Pro
24 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Bigger, heavier and pricier than the non-touch version, so buy it only if audio or 3G is a priority
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Overall 8
8.0

Kindle Touch

cellphones.ca
14 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The Amazon Kindle Touch is a version of the new Amazon Kindle that has been fitted with a 6-inch touchscreen e-ink display. It doesn’t have the various navigational buttons found on the non-touch Kindle, so instead, users have to rely on touchscreen controls to navigate and interact with the device. There are two versions of the Kindle Touch.
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