Amazon Kindle is an e-book reader, an embedded system for reading electronic books (e-books), launched in the United States by prominent online bookseller Amazon.com in November 2007. Now it’s time for Amazon kindle 2 which is rumored to launched very shortly. Kindle uses an electronic paper display and downloads content over Amazon Whispernet using the Sprint EVDO network. The Kindle can be used without a computer, and Whispernet is accessible without any fee.Amazon does not sell the Kindle outside the United States as Whispernet only works in the U.S. Plans for a launch in the UK and other European countries are being delayed by problems with signing up suitable cellular operators.Kindle supports unprotected Mobipocket books (.MOBI, .PRC), plain text files, and Amazon’s proprietary, DRM-restricted format (AZW).The Kindle only supports the ISO-8859-1 (Latin 1) character set for its content. Unicode characters and non-western characters are currently not supported.
Mobileread presents the very first official photos of the Kindle 2 check below.Kindle 2 will be available on 24th February & expected to priced at $359 USD. Kindle 2 is available for pre-order starting today for $359 at http://amazon.com/kindle