Seattle – Amazon.com (NASD: AMZN) on Thursday introduced a new version of
its Kindle DX large-form e-book reader device, which boasts "50% better
display contrast," and a lower price tag of $379, down from $489. The new
model also features a new graphite-colored case, and a new, high-contrast
electronic ink display. Pre-orders for the new Kindle DX started today; the
device will ship on July 7.
(E Ink display announcement)