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Amazon Kindle (2011)
Amazon Kindle (2011)
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Amazon Kindle (2011) review: 29 facts and highlights

1. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
73% have it

2. weight

170g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g

3. is self-lit

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
29% have it

4. thickness

10.1mm
Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm

5. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
93% have it

6. pixel density

167ppi
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 300ppi

7. internal storage

2GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB

8. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
70% have it

9. volume

208.46cm³
Sony PRS 350: 120.64cm³

10. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
66% have it

11. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"

12. height

172mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm

13. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
87% have it

14. Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
71% have it

15. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
13
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37

16. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
54% have it

17. number of screen shades

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.
4
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 16

18. resolution

600 x 800px
Kobo Aura HD: 1080 x 1440px

19. supports text-to-speech

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
17% have it

20. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
71% have it

21. battery power

1750mAh
Icarus Omnia: 2500mAh

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Amazon Kindle (2011)
71% have it

23. width

120mm
Kobo Mini: 102mm

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Amazon Kindle (2011)

25. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3h
Sony PRS T2: 2h

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