Amazon Kindle DX

  • Amazon Kindle DX
76
Based on 19 scores, 37 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • A large screen and instant download of content gives this product an advantage over others.
  • Nice display, Great wireless and delivery mechanisms, Thin, Nice PDF support.
  • Big screen, Adds PDF support, Lean, elegant design.

Cons:

  • The Kindle DX has a slower reaction time and is one of the heaviest eReaders available.
  • Kind of heavy for reading, Still no categorization of titles, MP3 files not played in order, Kind of a one-trick-pony for the price

Expert reviews and ratings

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

Regardless of the size of the Kindle DX, it offers features to make the eReading experience...

By T3 Magazine on

With the Apple iPad hoping to jump up and down on its toes, Amazon's dominance of the ebook market is under serious threat for the first time. The Kindle DX is the company's largest and newest reader to date, with a massive 9.7-inch screen (up...

By GadgetSpeak on 92

This is the larger version of the Kindle (reviewed around six weeks ago) A lot of the features are the same and should you already have some Kindle books you can view them on either unit, the main advantage more words per...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

The Amazon Kindle DX is a cool gadget. Personally I don't read that many books but as a PDF reader it's very handy although I could not justify the price tag just for that feature. If you get through a lot of book then the Kindle might be a...

By The Gadgeteer on

A Kindle-DX showed up on my door step after about a month from its original order date. Must have nookitis. I chose the Kindle-DX mainly because of the screen size, native PDF support, and I was accustomed to the Kindle user interface with my Kindle...

By RegHardware on 75

Spend time with the 9.7in Kindle DX and your won't ever want to go back to a 6in e-book reader but blimey you've to pay a hefty price to be paid for such luxury. If money is no object, you won't regret the outlay, but you may want to...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

The Kindle DX is a larger version of the popular (in the US anyway) . On the eve of a highly anticipated announcement of Apple's colour-screened tablet, however, the DX may just find itself struggling for attention. On the other hand, the larger...

By Stuff NZ on

Depending on how you look at it, Amazon's supersized Kindle has been launched just in time, or it's too little too late. The Kindle DX is a larger version of the popular (in the US anyway) Kindle e-reader. After the announcement of Apple's...

By Macworld on 80

E-books have numerous benefits. Eliminating paper saves resources. E-book readers take up little room in travelers' backpacks and purses, and yet can store the equivalent of a whole bookshelf. You don't have to go anywhere to buy or borrow an...

By Techworld on

The Kindle DX will make consumers think hard before buying one (especially since highly functional netbooks can be had for substantially less). But it is also a very capable device that can benefit from a broadened scope. The more multipurpose...

By PCWorld on 86

In spite of its larger size, the Amazon Kindle DX ($489 as of October 29, 2009) comes off as a surprisingly lean and elegant contender in the current e-book reader steeplechase. This enlarged version of the Kindle has a number of appealing...

By Mac|Life on 60

The Kindle DX introduces a larger screen and native PDF support to the e-book reader. Too bad an awkward keyboard, missing navigation buttons, and the ongoing issue of price keep it from becoming the ultimate e-book reader.Kindle...

By TechNewsWorld on

The largest member of Amazons family of e-readers, the Kindle DX, benefits from a large screen, and its still nicely portable. However, though it looks fine under sunlight, its non-backlit e-paper is a poor substitute to actual pages in most...

By BrightHub on 80

Amazons latest e-reader, the Kindle DX, boasts of a 9.7" E Ink display and native PDF support. In this review of the Kindle DX, well take a closer look at the electronic readers other features and rate their performance. Whats New in the Kindle...

By LaptopMag on 60

The Kindle DX’s hardware, like the Kindle 2, is a welcome update, and its larger screen, built-in accelerometer, and added storage space all sweeten the deal. However, its price of $489 is hard to swallow. Those seeking an e-book reader that can...

By Computer Shopper on 74

The Kindle DXs 9.7-inch screen offers the best reading experience on an e-book device yet, but hardware-design issues persist, and its PDF support is far from perfect....

By Pocket-lint on 70

Bigger? Yes. Better? Not really. More memory and better PDF handling are welcome but Kindle’s super-sized ebook reader might be too large for travellers and too small for anyone expecting a real digital newspaperKey specs3.5mm jack,...

By GamingShogun on

Amazons latest e-reading device, the Kindle DX, makes quite an impression at first glance. Its large E-Ink display and modern, clean style is sexy and cool. But, does the Kindle DX warrant the large investment to purchase it? Read on to find...

By Electronista on 70

Amazons Kindle DX was released just recently, hot on the heels of the Kindle 2, which came out in late February. The DX sports some improved functionality and a larger screen, making it an evolutionary step in the right direction in terms of its...

By Engadget on

In the end, we're just not sure Amazon put enough thought into the Kindle DX to justify the launch hype -- fundamentally, it really is just a Kindle 2 with a larger screen and more storage, and while that means the core experience of simply reading...