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18 ounces 5" x 7.5" x 1.5" Back-lit 5.5" diagonal 4-bit grayscale LCD touch screen; half-VGA resolution
10.3 ounces 7.5" x 5.3" x 0.7" 6" diagonal electronic paper The Kindle is a proprietary e-book reader and web browser, all in one. For complete details, go to Amazon.com and click on the Kindle link. The Kindle uses a wireless infrastructure (Sprint network) to access Amazon’s web site where you can download digital books, magazines, and newspapers. You can also listen to MP3 files and audio books on the Kindle. You don’t need a WiFi account with any carrier to use a Kindle. The network comes with the device.
Symbian OS is an advanced open standard operating system licensed by the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers and is already available in the Ericsson R380, R380e and R380 World Smartphones, the Nokia 9200 Communicator series and Psion's PDAs, and soon in the Nokia 7650.
The Reader supports .JPEG, .PNG, .PDF, .TXT, .RTF formatted e-books. It has an application, "CONNECT Reader", that can convert MS Word (.DOC) e-books to .RTF before copying them to the Reader from your computer. In most cases, you should use the "CONNECT Reader" software to transfer supported files to your Reader.