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Thursday December 1, 2011

Amazon.es Launches Spanish Kindle Device with 22,000 Spanish E-books

Amazon.es Launches Spanish Kindle Device with 22,000 Spanish E-books

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Amazon’s ‘Kindle’ now speaks Español and is introducing a brand new Spanish Kindle E-book store loaded with more than 22,000 titles for Spanish speaking customers.

“We are excited to introduce the new Spanish Kindle Store which features the most best sellers in Spain, the leading selection of titles in Catalan, Basque and Galician and also includes unique and exclusive titles from Rosa Montero,” said Gordon Willoughby, Director, EU Kindle.

“Kindle is already the best-selling e-reader in the world. It comes with an electronic ink display that reads like real paper, with no glare, even in bright daylight and it offers the convenience of downloading books in less than 60 seconds. Kindle is so small and light that it disappears in your hands, which is just what you want when you are reading a great story like ‘El puente de los asesinos,’ by Arturo Pérez-Reverte.”

The Spanish Kindle Store’s vast selection of titles in a wide range of genres include popular works from best-selling authors such as Mario Vargas Llosa, Julia Navarro and Carlos Ruiz Zafón, as well as articles and other content from El País and La Vanguardia newspapers, and thousands of free classics from the public domain, only available on Kindle.

Check out the box below for more perks, highlights and specs of the new Spanish Kindle and Spanish Kindle Store, and visit www.amazon.es/kindle for more information or to purchase yours today!


Smallest, Lightest Kindle Ever: The first Spanish-language Kindle is small and light enough to fit in your pocket and take with you everywhere. At only 170 grams, the new Kindle is 30 percent lighter than the previous generation Kindle, weighing less than a typical paperback, and 18 percent smaller while still keeping the same 6-inch e-ink display.
Most Advanced Electronic Ink Display: Kindle’s high-contrast electronic ink display delivers clear, crisp text and images. Unlike LCD screens, Kindle reads like real paper, with no glare, even in bright sunlight.
Even Faster Page Turns: Kindle’s powerful processor is tuned for 10 percent faster page turns compared to the previous generation Kindle.
Built-In Wi-Fi: The first Spanish-language Kindle has built-in Wi-Fi support.
Books in 60 Seconds: With fast, free wireless delivery, you can start reading books on Kindle in less than 60 seconds.
Holds up to 1,400 Books: Kindle allows you to carry your entire library in your pocket.
No Battery Anxiety: Up To One Month Battery Life: Read for up to one month on a single charge with wireless off.
Free Cloud Storage: Books purchased from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up for free in the Worry-Free Archive where they can be re-downloaded wirelessly, anytime.
“Buy Once, Read Everywhere”: Kindle books can be read on Kindles, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, PCs, Macs and Android-based devices.
Whispersync: Amazon Whispersync automatically syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off.
Free Books: Over one million free books in Spanish and foreign languages are available to read on Kindle.
Free Book Samples: First chapters of Kindle books are available to download and read for free before you decide to buy.
Adjustable Fonts: Read comfortably with eight different sizes and three font styles.