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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 05:58 PM
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Kindle questions, any advice?
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I am looking at the Kindles, especially the $79 dollar one. I was wondering if anyone has advice about which type they prefer, and why. There is the $79 with a button thingie, there are also ones with keyboards and a touch screen.

I'm not interested in going larger/more than that, simply to read books on.

Do you have thoughts on button, keyboard, touch screen? thank you.
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  -Kindle questions, any advice? uppityperson  Nov-27-11 05:58 PM   #0 
  - kindle keyboard  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 06:04 PM   #1 
  - I hate the button, love touch screen.  Bluenorthwest   Nov-27-11 06:08 PM   #2 
  - What do you hate about the button. Keyboard is another $60, am trying  uppityperson   Nov-27-11 06:15 PM   #5 
  - I have the 2nd generation Kindle with keyboard and 3G. I haven't used  Arkansas Granny   Nov-27-11 06:10 PM   #3 
  - If all you want to do is to read, i would recommend getting  Zoigal   Nov-27-11 06:12 PM   #4 
  - I just got the $149 Kindle with 3G and Wi-Fi, and I love it. The screen has beautiful  secondwind   Nov-27-11 06:15 PM   #6 
  - I couldn't decide between the $79 button one and $99 touchscreen and decided  valerief   Nov-27-11 06:17 PM   #7 
  - i have the nook color. it's heavy and slow. the new tablet  ellenfl   Nov-27-11 07:26 PM   #10 
     - Thank you for the info. After reading the review about the touchscreen, was  uppityperson   Nov-27-11 09:54 PM   #11 
        - I got the Kindle Touch for myself for Christmas. I love it already!  knitter4democracy   Nov-27-11 10:13 PM   #12 
           - Thank you.  uppityperson   Nov-27-11 10:18 PM   #13 
  - Perhaps this can give you some perspective  rocktivity   Nov-27-11 06:41 PM   #8 
  - thanks, I saw that chart. Unfortunately they aren't offering the keyboard with ads deal now  uppityperson   Nov-27-11 06:46 PM   #9 
  - i checked out the chart . . . if i was going to buy a kindle,  ellenfl   Nov-28-11 10:46 AM   #14 
  - The $79 isn't touch screen, that is $99. 79 gets you a 5 way button.  uppityperson   Nov-28-11 05:59 PM   #16 
     - oops, i just saw that. the 3g is still lighter weight.  ellenfl   Nov-28-11 06:42 PM   #18 
        - Ah, thank you. That makes sense. Another thing to consider. And another question  uppityperson   Nov-28-11 07:21 PM   #19 
           - did not know that about the free 3g limits. thanks for the info. eom  ellenfl   Nov-29-11 12:35 PM   #21 
  - I like my 3G Kindle because....  Little Star   Nov-28-11 11:58 AM   #15 
  - Thank you. I don't understand the difference, what 3g is, why can you still read?  uppityperson   Nov-28-11 06:04 PM   #17 
     - I'm not tech savvy at all but..  Little Star   Nov-29-11 06:13 AM   #20 
     - The 3G function is a connection to the internet  eleny   Dec-03-11 09:27 AM   #23 
  - I got the new Touch Kindle - but it's not for reading in the dark  eleny   Dec-03-11 09:22 AM   #22 
     - Your library may lend Kindle books too  salvorhardin   Dec-03-11 12:38 PM   #24 
     - Our library lends Kindle books for two weeks. It's great!  iris27   Dec-06-11 02:06 AM   #27 
     - Thank you for the input  uppityperson   Dec-03-11 05:52 PM   #25 
        - Y'welcome  eleny   Dec-04-11 10:18 AM   #26 

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