– Amazon.com (NASD: AMZN) on Wednesday introduced a new version of its larger-screen Kindle
e-book reader, the Kindle DX with Global Wireless, which features wireless
Internet connectivity in 100 countries.
The company has said that the 9.7-inch
display on the Kindle DX, first released last May, is more suited to reading
newspapers, magazines and textbooks.
The $489 global Kindle DX is available for pre-order today, and will begin
shipping on Jan. 19.