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Amazon ships Kindle Paperwhite
Oct 01 2012
Amazon is shipping its new Kindle Paperwhite device today. It is a touchscreen high contrast eReader with a built in light for reading in the dark - similar to B&N's Nook with GlowLight that launched in April. Amazon's Paperwhite retails for US$119, as does the Nook version.
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