The improved screen, more compact design, and better battery life make the third-generation Kindle a very appealing e-book reader at an affordable price.
Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we at CNET can enthusiastically recommend is actually pretty short.
The third-generation Kindle's winning combination of noteworthy upgrades--an improved screen, better battery life, lighter weight, and lower price--vaults it to the top of the e-book reader category.
The third-generation Paperwhite looks identical to the previous model but now sports the same high-resolution E Ink display found in the step-up Kindle Voyage.
While it's expensive, the Kindle Lighted Leather Case has an ingenious design and will be a tempting add-on purchase for buyers of the third-generation Kindle.
The third-generation Amazon Kindle is shipping today, but if you suddenly get a hankering for some eInk goodness you'll have to wait until mid-September, because it's sold out.
CNET has an early review of the third-generation e-reader, due to ship shortly. Most notably, Amazon has made the Kindle smaller and lighter, and has improved the screen.
Sony's third-generation e-book reader may not have wireless capabilities like the Amazon Kindle, but it's got a touch screen and a built-in reading light.