We knew this was coming after the huge success of the iPad. Amazon is releasing an upgraded version of its e-reader ‘Kindle’, with a heap of Ebooks for the UK market. The company is expecting a massive boost in the sales of Ebooks in the coming years.
“Amazon has given the Kindle a make-over and promises it will be “21% smaller and 15% lighter”. It will also have 20% faster page turns and double the storage. A Kindle Wi-fi version will also be on offer, priced at £109,” reports the BBC.
According to the BBC, the e-reader, which has been available on Amazon’s US site since 2007, will now also be available on its UK site on 27 August with more than 400,000 books on offer. The device will be priced at £149 with free 3G wireless supplied by Vodafone.