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I think this shot from Engadget is my favorite shot of the Kindle 2 as far as showing the size of it.

Before I held my (first-gen) Kindle, I assumed it was much bigger than it was. I think the same is true for Kindle 2. They're smaller in real life than they appear to be in the press photos.

 

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There is a really good pics on the engadget site where they layed one on top of the other and you can really see its only longer. It does look larger. But the width seems to the the same and just a little longer. Enough yes to not fit the covers anymore.

let me see if I can manage to bring them from there



 

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Atunah said:
There is a really good pics on the engadget site where they layed one on top of the other and you can really see its only longer. It does look larger. But the width seems to the the same and just a little longer. Enough yes to not fit the covers anymore.

let me see if I can manage to bring them from there
Thanks, Atunah!
 

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I like that K2 is longer. I'm constantly moving mine higher to see the whole screen but it's probably the way I sit. The biggest worry I have is I would not be able to hold the k2 without a cover like I can K1. I have carpel tunnel and can barely hang onto a pencil. Though, I guess most the time I could use it on a pillow on my lap. It's so nice to be able to lay the Kindle down and continue to read when needed!  :eek: ;D

I do wish they would show the same page on both kindles so I could see the difference in e-ink. For curiosity sake!

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I love the design, completely. At first I though K1 eas AWFUL looking but once I saw it in person I warmed up to its INNER beauty, with the K2 it was luv at first sight.

BTW, and completely off topic, LMAO with ElDogStar "I concur" totally Leo DiCaprio in Catch me if you can, "Do you concur?" LOL
and the FONT, you made your statement,  :eek: ;D
 

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Everyone I talk to thinks it's larger than it really is. I had it out the other day and someone asked "what is that?". I said "It's an Amazon Kindle".

"Oh! it's so much smaller than i thought!"
It's not the size that counts, but the what it's capable of. :eek:
 

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I think K1 and K2 look very nice, I totally would have been happy getting a K1.

In the LA Times business section today (front page) they were touting the K2 for its increased storage capabilities, and much longer batterie life.

To someone not in the know, that sounds like a huge improvement. 
When in reality, both those issues could be addressed in the K1, with a memory card and an extra battery- that you could put in your self!
 
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