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Second Generation Kindle

10 Feb, 2009

SONY DSCJeff Bezos announces the Kindle 2, the second generation of Amazon’s portable e-reader. It becomes available on Amazon’s website ten days later. The Kindle 2 does away with the first generation’s diagonal shaped keyboard and the expandable SD memory card slot. It is thinner and has the capability to read text out loud. The price tag: $359.