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Cracking Open: Amazon Kindle Touch (2011)

Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle Touch:

The Kindle Touch has a 6" (diagonal) E Ink multi-touch display with a resolution of 600 x 800 pixels (167 ppi) and 16-level grayscale. The device has a The e-book reader measures 4.7" W x 6.8" H x 0.4" D and weighs 7.5 ounces (213 grams).

As of this writing, the 2011 Kindle Touch is available for $99.00 (with Special Offers) and $139 (without Special Offers). The 3G version of the Touch is available for $149 (with Special Offers) and $189 (without Special Offers).

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