Opening the boxIn Summer 2010, Amazon released an updated Kindle reading device. Amazon dropped the Kindle's price to $139 (3G only) and $189 (3G+Wi-Fi). The new device has an improved display, more storage, and offers faster page turns. The redesigned Kindle is also thinner and lighter.
Follow along as Bill Detwiler cracks open the Kindle Graphite (2010).
Checkout Bill's teardown gallery of the original Amazon Kindle and see how far the electronic reader has come.
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Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.