Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader has finally gone international and will be available in over 100 countries (including India) from October 19. The international version is priced at $279 and comes pre-loaded with an AT&T SIM so as to allow users download content via Whispersync. As for the features, the global version is the same as Kindle for US which includes a 6-inch e-ink display, capacity to hold around 1,500 books, Text-to-speech, dictionary and a battery life of up to 4-5 days.
Amazon also decided to reduce the price of Kindle that works only in US. It will now be sold for $259, $40 less than its previous price tag.