This morning, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled new Kindle e-reader models. We had two KindleBoards members at the briefing! Here's the scoop:

Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon link: Kindle family

- New display, with 25% more contrast
- Capacitive touchscreen, 212 pixels per inch (62% more pixels than previous displays)
- Built-in light with multiple light levels
- 7 font types
- Displays "time to read"
- Battery life: (8 weeks with the light on!)
- Body color: black
- Size: 9.1mm thin
- Includes features from previous models like X-ray, Whispersync
- Kindle Lending library available from the device
- Price $119 (for WiFi version). Pre-order available today; ships October 1st
- Price for 3G version: $179

$69 Kindle
Amazon link: Kindle family

- Black body color
- Crisper screen that previous model
- Otherwise, same as $79 Kindle (the "baby Kindle") from last year

See the entire Kindle line-up on Amazon's Kindle page. And join in our forum discussions about the announcements!