amazon-kindle-dx-new-kindle-ebook-xxl-xl-kindledx by you.Die Pressekonferenz im Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University in New York für den neuen Amazon Kindle eBook-Leser hat noch nicht einmal begonnen – und schon ist es raus: Der neueste eBook-Reader Kindle von heißt definitiv Amazon Kindle DX und kostet 489 Dollar.

Auf einer vermutlich versehentlich schon vor Ende des Presse-Events freigeschalteten Website von Amazon werden noch weitere Details zum Kindle DX preisgegeben. „Wireless Reading just got bigger“, so der Werbeclaim für das Großformat-eBook-Gadget mit 9,7-Zoll-Display.

Zum Vergleich: Der „konventionelle“ Kindle 2 eBook-Reader verfügt über einen 6-Zoll-Display.

Ab Sommer wird das Elektro-Schmöker-Gadget verfügbar sein; Vorbestellungen kann man bereits über tätigen.

Technische Details:

Slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, as thin as most magazines

Carry Your Library: Holds up to 3,500 books, periodicals, and documents

Beautiful Large Display: 9.7″ diagonal e-ink screen reads like real paper; boasts 16 shades of gray for clear text and sharp images

Auto-Rotating Screen: Display auto-rotates from portrait to landscape as you turn the device so you can view full-width maps, graphs, tables, and Web pages

Built-In PDF Reader: Native PDF support allows you to carry and read all of your personal and professional documents on the go

Wireless: 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle DX, anytime, anywhere; no monthly fees, no annual contracts, and no hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots

Books In Under 60 Seconds: You get free wireless delivery of books in less than 60 seconds; no PC required

Long Battery Life: Read for days without recharging

Read-to-Me: With the text-to-speech feature, Kindle DX can read newspapers, magazines, blogs, and books out loud to you, unless the book’s rights holder made the feature unavailable

Big Selection, Low Prices: Over 275,000 books; New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases are only $9.99, unless marked otherwise

More Than Books: U.S. and international newspapers including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, magazines including The New Yorker and Time, plus popular blogs, all auto-delivered wirelessly

Amazon Kindle DX: Erste offizielle Bilder des neuen eBook-Gadget