If you don’t want to wait for shipping via UPS directly from Amazon, you now have an alternative! Staples has announced today that it is now carrying the Amazon Kindle 7 HD and the revised Kindle 4th generation in its stores today. Staples joins Best Buy in offering these new devices in the retail environment. Many customers have reported that their stores are picked clean already, and you would be better off calling your nearest store in advance.
STAPLES WELCOMES THE NEW KINDLE FIRE, KINDLE FIRE HD AND KINDLE WI-FI TO STORES THIS FRIDAY
Customers to Experience All-New Kindles in Staples Stores Nationwide
What: Starting September 14, Staples will carry three new Kindle devices in store. These will include the Kindle e-ink with special offers, a smaller and faster version for the reduced price of $69, the Kindle Fire 7″ and Kindle Fire HD 7″ 16 GB.
Staples interactive displays allow customers to experience and learn more about the selection of Kindles. Additionally, Staples offers an amazing assortment of Kindle accessories.
The new selection of Kindle available at Staples stores includes: § NEW Kindle Fire HD 7″ in 16GB: ($199/Wi-Fi)
• World’s most advanced tablet; 1280×800 HD display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle, exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound, world’s first tablet with dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for faster downloads and streaming
NEW Kindle Fire 7″: ($159/Wi-Fi)
• New – 40% faster performance, twice the memory, longer battery life. A 7-inch
color touchscreen tablet that gives users access to 22 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, apps and books. Customers can access thousands of popular apps and games via the Amazon App store. Features ultra-fast web browsing and free cloud storage for Amazon content
NEW Kindle Wi-Fi: ($69 with special offers)
• All-new Kindle with 6″ display, new darker, hand-tuned fonts for easier reading,
faster page turns, and downloads books in 60 seconds with built-in Wi-Fi.
Additionally, the new Kindle Paperwhite Wi-FI ($119) and 3G ($179) are currently available for pre-sale. Amazon’s 6″ Paperwhite display features patented built-in light, 2GB internal memory and holds up to 1,100 books. Built-in Wi-FI lets you download books in less than 60 seconds.
Staples full suite of technology products and services includes the latest computers, e-readers, tablets and smart phones. Staples certified EasyTech associates are highly trained, and able to assist customers in selecting the best technology solutions for their needs.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.