Amazon Kindle 2 Available to Order Now – $359

Amazon Kindle 2The big Amazon Kindle 2 press conference is going on right now – but you can go ahead and order yours now for $359. They start shipping on February 24. Original Kindle owners get first priority, too, if they order by midnight PST February 10th!

New features:

  • 3G – no monthly fees, no contracts, no service plans
  • Text to speech
  • Advanced scree technology for crisper reading, 16 shades of gray
  • Thinner – 1/3 of an inch, which I think is thinner than the iPhone
  • Syncing amongst other Kindles so you can read on one book and resume reading on another at the page you left off on.
  • 25% longer battery life
  • Better design to prevent accidental paging.