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Gallery: Amazon releases Kindle 2.0

Amazon updates its Kindle 2.0 e-book (left) with a slimmer design, a 6-inch 600 x 800 display that provides 16 shades of gray versus 4 shades in Kindle 1 (right), 2GB of memory that holds more than 1,500 books, and 25 percent more battery life.

For more, Larry Dignan's live blog. You can click on any image to enlarge. Kindle 2.0 will cost $359 and is expected to be available to ship on February 24.

Photo credit: Amazon.com

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