Last month Amazon announced that they were going to be releasing the Kindle Migu X in China. This is going to be the first Kindle that not only has the Amazon bookstore bundled on the device, but also the Migu bookstore.
Amazon is trying to make this new Kindle compelling by offering readers a free one year subscription to Kindle Unlimited. Users will be able to buy e-books directly from Amazon or Migu with their China Mobile Account or via a credit card.
The Kindle Migu X is in reality an 8th Generation Kindle that has a six inch e-Ink Pearl display with a resolution of 800 X 600 and 167 PPI. It does not have a capacitive touchscreen, instead it employs Infrared Touch technology by Neonode. Pearl is really outdated by modern conventions, the screen was first developed in 2010. There is 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage which is an adequate amount of space for your personal collection of MOBI/PRC or PDF files.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve 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. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.