Amazon Kindle DX Global Wireless

  • Amazon Kindle DX Global Wireless
70
Based on 4 scores, 5 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • The Kindle DX's wireless connection now works overseas; offers 2.5 times the screen real estate as the smaller Kindle; native PDF support; you can switch from portrait to landscape mode by just turning the device; large library of tens of thousands of

Cons:

  • Expensive; no Wi-Fi; somewhat heavy compared to the Kindle 2; no expansion slot for adding more memory; no protective carrying case included; battery is sealed into the device and isn't removable; isn't compatible with loaner e-books from your loc

Expert reviews and ratings

By Wired UK on 70

When we reviewed the Kindle 2 almost a year ago, it was the only size available. But Amazon has released a much larger version to the UK called the Kindle DX.Like the original Kindle, however, the DX has to be purchased directly from Amazon in the US...

By V3.co.uk on 80

An expensive but hugely impressive ebook reader – the only real annoyance is the American-centric buying hassle Good points Looks great and easy to use; can buy books from the device; impressive screen quality Bad points Must be imported from the...

By itreviews.com on -

The Amazon Kindle DX Global Wireless Edition is just that bit too large and unwieldy for our taste, and we don't like that we can't use the Web browser as we aren't in the US, nor that the on-board dictionary is American English. The large...

By ZDNet UK on 65

The Kindle DX is too large to carry comfortably, and Amazon has made very little effort to customise it for the UK market. We like the ability to download content over the air, but otherwise prefer e-book readers that eschew the bells and...

By cnet on 63

Although it has all the positive attributes typically associated with a Kindle device, the arrival of Apple's iPad seriously affects the Kindle DX's viability unless Amazon lowers its price by at least $100. Read full review See all prices See...