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Amazon Kindle DX Graphite

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The performance and portability also get good views, but some have doubts about the storage.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Amazon Kindle DX Graphite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon Kindle DX Graphite review

 

Just over a year ago, we reviewed Amazon's jumbo-sized Kindle, the Kindle DX. And just a few weeks ago, Amazon outed a new, $379 Graphite gray version of the DX. This time, it's got the new Pearl display from E Ink, which supposedly boasts a much...

Improved contrast ratio, crisp display ; Attractive gray casing ; Improved refresh rate

Refresh rate of E Ink (while improved) still laggy ; Orientation sensor overly sensitive ; Awful keyboard

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Kindle DX Graphite Review

 

The Bottom Line Instead of bending to the pressure of the media to add video playback capability, games, touch screen, or other features not related reading, Amazon simply focused on improving the Kindle DX's readability. The Kindle DX Graphite is a...

While the Kindle DX Graphite measures 10.4 x 7.2 inches, its thin waistline of 0.36 inches and mere weight of 18.9 ounces make it ideal for couch reading or travel reading. Those who find the speed of the Kindle DX quite good will find the page turn...

The Kindle DX Graphite lacks a micro-SD slot, but given its very large onboard storage, it is capable of holding years’ worth of reading. Except for the casing color, it would be a little hard differentiate the Kindle DX Graphite from the Kindle DX...

Instead of bending to the pressure of the media to add video playback capability, games, touch screen, or other features not related reading, Amazon simply focused on improving the Kindle DX’s readability. The Kindle DX Graphite is a testament to...

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Amazon Kindle DX Graphite review

 

What a difference a display can make. All it took was turning on the Amazon Kindle DX Graphite second generation large format e-reader to see that Amazon's claims of a higher contrast display than its predecessor were true. The E-Ink display on the new...

To fully gauge the impact of Amazon's enhancements to the Kindle DX, including how it performs in sunlight, I'll be spending some quality time with my imagination this weekend, curled up with a Kindle. In the meantime, if you were holding off on buying...

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Amazon Kindle DX Graphite (2ND Generation)

 

big screen, 3G. Power slider is at the top, rather than as in regular Kindle, where it is at the bottom (difficult to access if placed on a exercise machine holder)

page flip control is only on one side, unlike regular Kindle which has it on both sides. Joystick is a bit fiddly

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