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Amazon Kindle (first generation)

Amazon Kindle (first generation)
alaScore 76

18 reviews

Jul, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Amazon Kindle (first generation). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Kindle (first generation) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Amazon Kindle (first generation) review: Amazon Kindle (first generation)

 

Amazon Kindle (first generation)

Excellent high-contrast screen does a great job of simulating a printed page; large library of tens of thousands of e-books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs via Amazon's familiar online store; built-in free wireless "Whispernet" data network--no PC...

Design is ergonomic, but not very elegant; pricing for nearly all the content seems too high, especially considering the periodicals and blogs are available for free online; black-and-white screen is fine for books, but less impressive for periodicals...

With its free built-in wireless capabilities and PC-free operation, Amazon's Kindle holds a distinct advantage over Sony's Reader and is a promising evolution of the electronic book--but Amazon needs to bring down the pricing for both the device and...

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

i love my kindle! ”

 

The kindle is great! Mine is a first generation so the newer ones now have elev more fores but if you just want to be able to read a book anytime this type of device is for you. It fits easily in my purse or backpack or diaper bag and has over 300...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Love it! ”

 

I have owned the Kindle for about a year and a half and there really isn't anything that I don't love about it. I would have no problem telling anybody interested to go for it!

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Amazon Kindle is Perfect for Me!! ”

 

I was a little overwhelmed when I first decided get a Kindle so I ended up going with just the basic Amazon Kindle off of Amazon for $79 and am thrilled that I did. First of all it is lightweight weighing in at less then 6 ounces. It fits very...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Never want to put it down! ”

 

This is the most INCREDIBLE invention known to mankind!! I book that I can carry and read anywhere!!! I just can't believe this exists - this really completes my life! It holds SO many books and gives me so many options to do my favorite hobby while...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Probably the best gift I have ever received!! ”

 

If you are a book lover like I am, the Amazon Kindle is an amazing find. This model doesn't feature all of the bells and whistles that the newer models have but, it serves its purpose to the fullest.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Original Kindle ”

 

Technology always advances every three to six months. The original Kindle was and is good enough for me.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

I absolutely love this eReader!!!!! ”

 

Definitely worth the money, it stores thousands of books!!!! I have a large amount for myself and even some for my kids!!!! I love the idea that Amazon has a bunch of free books too, definitely makes it even more appealing!!!!! Great price and...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Kindle is a great invention ”

 

I really love the Kindle! I have the basic version...the original version. I'm super happy with it. It's made reading at the beach or in the car MUCH easier

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Love the Kindle!! ”

 

If you are an avid reader like we are, you should look into the purchase of a Kindle. The purchase of books for the Kindle is much less expensive and it will pay fr itself over time. The screen is wonderful and is easy to read in any lighting including...

Oct, 2011
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