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My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« on: March 14, 2010, 12:07:27 PM »
First let me start by saying I had purchased a kindle 2 and tried it out for a few days and was getting headaches .I came to the conclusion that the headaches where from the screen being to small for me as I am a fast and avid reader.So seeing that I was always flipping the pages and straining my eyes trying to focus on the small screen.I decided to send it back I was really angry as I loved the concept of this great little machine.
I then kept reading and getting information on the DX kept hearing negative feedback saying it is huge and heavy so I was leery about getting it.But i than said what do i have to lose so I went on ebay and was able to get a great deal from a ebayer who said they used it a few times.I was able to get the DX and amazon case for $394 a great deal.It was sent to me in the original boxes .When I opened it I was taken back because it is not huge   like everyone kept saying.But a perfect size for reading.
I went and registered it and am very very happy for choosing the DX.I am glad I went for it and not listened to the negative or I would have missed out on a great gadget!
Now for my little review
The screen is perfect it gives me a whole page to read I am reading in the second font size where the kindle 2 I was almost on the last font size so that was only giving me a paragraph if that to read .A huge difference for reading
I love the way it feels in my hands I can hold it lay it in my lap or on the arm of my chair it is perfect.
I just ordered my first skin in La Tavola and plan to get the oberon case in celtic hounds in the wine color.
As for the amazon case I do like it as it folds nicely
I also went and brought  a vera bradley mini lap top bag to use when traveling as I want to make sure I have great protection.
The keyboard is small on the kindle DX  but I can deal with it as it is only used when I am purchasing a book.
As you can tell I am a very happy owner of a kindle DX
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2010, 02:55:21 PM »
Thanks for the review
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2010, 05:58:45 PM »
Cool.  Thanks for taking the time to write another helpful review.

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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2010, 07:03:28 AM »
I think im going to start asking everyone who is on Kindle Watch to do this, seems to help out a little and get more members involved
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2010, 11:34:45 AM »
Good review, thanks.

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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2010, 03:16:27 PM »
If you purchase any accessories please feel free to review those with us also, Thanks again
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2010, 12:14:47 PM »
Yea, we do need more accessory reviews, the newer ones that are coming out.

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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2010, 03:06:53 PM »
Yea, we do need more accessory reviews, the newer ones that are coming out.

Got to wait for them to come out though, we are not all like Harvey who gets them early
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2010, 03:41:34 PM »
I'm glad you found the right Kindle for you! I love that they have two different options instead of just one.
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2010, 02:14:54 PM »
Congrats! Let's hope it stick this time.

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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2010, 03:10:14 PM »
Still happy after 2 months?
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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2010, 05:38:42 PM »
Good review :)

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Re: My kindle DX review after owning it a few weeks
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2010, 10:58:55 AM »
yes still loving it.My only complaint is they dont make accessories for it like the kindle 2 .I would love the guardian case but they dont make one for the DX