Amazon has launched the Kindle Voyage in India which is the 7th generation of Kindle and their best so far in terms of features and display quality. The Kindle Voyage is also their thinnest offering yet. For those who are unaware, an Amazon Kindle is an e-reader manufactured by the e-commerce giant Amazon. The Kindle allows users to shop for, download, browse, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines and other digital media using wireless networking technology.
“Our mission with Kindle is to make the device disappear, so you can lose yourself in the author’s world,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO. “Kindle Voyage is the next big step in this mission. With the thinnest design, highest resolution and highest contrast display, reimagined page turns, and all of the features that readers love about Kindle—books in seconds, no eyestrain or glare, readability in bright sunlight, and battery life measured in weeks, not hours—Kindle Voyage is crafted from the ground up for readers.”
“The stylishly designed Kindle Voyage was crafted to give readers the best possible reading experience,” said Rajiv Mehta, Country Manager, Kindle India. “They can download books from the selection of 3 million eBooks in the India Kindle Store, read for hours without eyestrain or glare, and even read in bright sunlight. With free 3G available on Kindle Voyage, users never have to hunt for or pay for a Wi-Fi hotspot. With a battery life that’s measured in weeks, it is the perfect reading companion.”
The Kindle Voyage was unveiled for the Indian audience at the opening day’s finale show by JJ Valaya, titled “The Bolshoi Bazaar” at the Amazon India Fashion week Autumn-Winter, 2015.
“It gives me immense joy to associate with Kindle, an experience discovered by me only a few months back. Being an avid reader or rather used to soaking in visual experiences of elaborate coffee table books, I had never really felt the need to invest in books that were meant to be read. But the geek in me unearthed the reader in me when I discovered Kindle…be it Philosophy, Poetry, History from across the planet, this was the perfect answer!” said Valaya.
“We want to make it easier for our customers across India to read more and more, anytime and anywhere. The choice of devices and additional payment methods are all to enable and celebrate their passion for reading.” added Mehta.
The new Kindle Voyage priced at Rs 16, 499/- and can be purchased from www.amazon.in and over 350 stores across the country.
The Kindle Voyage has a host of new innovative features including –
Kindle Voyage is bringing in a new concept in terms of free 3G, which means users never have to hunt for or pay for a Wi-Fi hotspot simply download and read books anytime, anywhere, in over 100 countries around the world. Amazon pays for the 3G connection and the user pays nothing.
Time to Read
Kindle Voyage helps you estimate the time investment it will take to read a book based on data it collects from your reading habits.
You don’t have to stop reading to check what a word means anymore as the Kindle Voyage has full dictionary integration and definitions are available from X-Ray and Wikipedia while reading.
Words whose meaning you have searched for are compiled into an easy-to-access list. You can use these lists to improve your vocabulary by using them to to quiz yourself with flashcards and instantly see words in context.
You can always pick up where you left off as the last page read is saved and synchronized with bookmarks and annotations across all devices.
Weeks of Battery Life
Kindle Voyage has a battery life that is measured in weeks and not hours.