Amazon.com, Inc., US-based multinational electronic commerce company is America's largest online retailer. Its e-book reader Kindle will now be available in India at close to Rs 13,000. The 3G –enabled Kindle supports book and newspaper downloads on the move. The device sports features like a six inch electronic ink display and 2GB memory card that can store over 1,000 books.
Kindle, will be sold across 100 countries, escalating the clash in the mushrooming digital book market. The move, gives the world's largest online retailer the widest global reach among its competitors, including chief rival Sony Corp.
Amazon which regards the Kindle as a pivotal growth driver said over 200,000 English-language books from a host of publishers as well as more than 85 international and U.S. newspapers and magazines would be available on the international
device, which begins shipping from Oct. 19.