You’ve probably heard of the Kindle by now, but you may not fully appreciate why it’s become one of the most favorite new things for airline travel. We’re here to let you know about a few of the features and benefits of the Kindle that should easily convince you there’s no better way to get your nose in a book than with the new technology.
- It weighs in at a mere 10.3 ounces which is equivalent to an average paperback, but a whole lot lighter and less bulky than a hard back.
- It has been ergonomically designed to be “kind” for periods of long reading.
- It has a built-in dictionary (how convenient is that?)
- It has adjustable text size (which is a great tool for those whose eyes becomes fatigued).
- It has wireless access to Wikipedia so you can do your research at the time you’re thinking about it.
- It allows for bookmarks and annotations so you can “write” in the margins just as you would a paper book.
- It measures a sleek 7.5″ x 5.3″ x 0.7″.
- It holds over 200 titles which means you can travel without worrying about “which books” to bring along.
- Select from over 750,000 book titles (and that number is growing on a daily basis).
- Select from more than 100 of the current New York Times Best Sellers at any given time.
- Select from top U.S. and International newspapers.
- Select from magazines such as Time and Forbes (and more) with a 14-day free trial.
We think that should be enough to get you in line for the best airline reading experience possible. So what are you waiting for?