The Kindle Touch E-Reader - A Review

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There are many e-Readers in the market but one product that has been receiving a number of positive reviews is the Kindle Touch. Here are some of the pros and cons of the this new product.

Advantages of the Amazon Kindle Touch

1. Size and weight
The Kindle Touch has a 6 inch screen and weighs around 210 grams. This means that you will be able to conveniently carry it around without having to allocate a lot of space in your bag. This also allows you to use it in places with very little space e.g. in the bus, during the morning commute etc. It also provides a better reading experience than most other e-Readers and books.

2. Variety of reading material
You can easily read newspapers, eBooks, magazines and other documents with the Kindle Touch. All this reading material is easily available to you on any of the eBook sales sites, like With eBooks less expensive than paper books, you'll save a lot of time and money that could have been used to purchase the physical books. You can also opt for the Kindle owner's lending library, or your own public library which allows you to borrow books for free.

3. Fast download times
The Kindle Touch allows you to get all manner of reading material in a very short time. First off, you can use your it to sample an eBook by reading a few pages - most eBooks provide a preview. After deciding to buy it, you can pay for it and download it into e-Reader in only about a minute.

4. Very easy reading
The Kindle Touch provides a very enjoyable reading experience. You will be able to adjust the fonts and style to something that suits you and the prevailing lighting conditions. It also comes equipped with a powerful processor which results in very fast page-turns. Also, the screen has anti-glare properties that allow you to read in direct light sunlight. So you can read on the beach, a problem with some back-lit e-Readers.

5. Huge capacity
With the Kindle Touch, you will never have to worry about storage space. First off, it can hold up to 3000 eBooks, magazines and audiobooks. Also, you can easily store them for free in Amazon cloud servers and download them any time a need arises using the in-built WiFi capability.

6. Battery life
The battery can stay functional for up to two months between charges. This allows you to use it when away from power sources, during business trips, vacations etc. without having to worry about draining the battery. This is one of the main reasons why many reviews advise readers to buy it.

Disadvantages of the Amazon Kindle Touch
This e-Reader is not without its faults. Because its navigation is via its touch screen, it does not have hard buttons for easy page turning. However, the touch screen is easy to master and you'll quickly learn how to turn pages and hold the Kindle with only one hand.

Of all the e-Readers in the market, the Amazon Kindle touch is one of best. It's the perfect e-Reader for someone who wants a superior reading experience with a variety of reading material, and the convenience of WiFi access and touch-screen navigation without having to spend a fortune.