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The Amazon Kindle Touch needs little in the way of introduction. This e-ink device is one of the best selling e-readers in the world, and is a refinement of Amazon’s successful line of Kindle devices. Amazon offers the same device in two prices: $99 “with special offers” (meaning, the device shows ads), and $139 “without special offers”.

In this post, we will be giving away one shiny, beautiful Kindle Touch Wi-Fi reader (“with special offers” version) to a lucky MakeUseOf winner. But before we get to that part, you might want to know what the Kindle Touch is like, especially if you already own a previous generation Kindle or a competing e-reader.

We purchased this unit for our review and the giveaway is in no way endorsed by Amazon.

The Competition

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The Kindle Touch is far from the only touch-capable ebook reader these days. Above, you can see the Nook Simple Touch, from Barnes & Noble, in all of its animated GIF glory. This capable reader ships for $99, but sadly, it is not available internationally. Another touch ebook reader, this one with a more international bent, is the Kobo Touch. The Kobo Touch can be bought all over the Web, as well as from physical locations all over the world, including Australia, the UK, France, Hong-Kong, New Zealand, Germany, and of course, Canada and the US. Its price varies, but you can get it at for $80 “with special offers” (similar to the reduced pricing model Amazon uses for the Kindle Touch I’ll be reviewing below).

A Smaller, Lighter Kindle

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At 212 grams (7.5 ounces), the Kindle Touch is lighter than the Kindle 3 (now known as “the Kindle Keyboard”), which weighs 240 grams (8.5 ounces). However, it is also a tad thicker – 1.5 mm thicker than the Kindle 3, to be precise. But the most noticeable difference in daily use, and the deciding factor for me, is neither weight nor thickness. Rather, it is the fact that the Kindle Touch is significantly shorter than the Kindle 3:

kindle touch review

Here you can see the Kindle Touch lying on top of the Kindle 3, with both devices aligned at the bottom. The Kindle Touch is shorter than the Kindle 3 by 1.8 centimeters, a significant difference. The lighter weight and decreased height make the Kindle Touch somewhat easier to hold, but mostly easier to look at:

kindle touch review

Above you can see the Kindle Touch with a Marware case (not included in this giveaway), and the Kindle 3 with the original Amazon case. You can see how much visual clutter the Kindle 3’s keyboard adds. The physical keys are black (thank heavens and/or Amazon’s industrial designers for that), but the keyboard is very much present, and will not let you forget that you are reading the book on an electronic device. The Kindle Touch, in contrast, has just a single button (those black stripes at the bottom of the device), and that’s it. There aren’t even page turning buttons, or anything like that. The control scheme is intuitive, and I’ll tell you more about it later on. The only other physical controls are clustered at the bottom of the Kindle Touch:

kindle touch review

Here you can see Kindle 3 on top, and Kindle Touch at the bottom. While both Kindles feature headphone and microUSB jacks, the other controls are implemented differently. Gone is the Kindle 3’s neat sliding power button, replaced with a simple button that you just press to switch the device on. I was concerned by this design choice at first, fearing that I might constantly turn the device off while using it, just like what happened to me when I was using the Kindle Fire Kindle Fire Review and Giveaway Kindle Fire Review and Giveaway It’s a brand new year, and I am proud to be part of something brand new here at MakeUseOf: An independent hardware review followed by a giveaway. Today we’ll be giving away an Amazon Kindle... Read More – but I am happy to say that this did not happen once while I was using the Kindle Touch: The power button is small and rigid enough so that I didn’t press it on accident.

Audio is not a function most Kindle users need on a daily basis, so I was not surprised to discover Amazon took away the volume button and replaced it with on-screen controls.

The Kindle Touch’s Killer Feature

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The Touch part of the Kindle Touch experience could almost have been a gimmick, if not for one killer feature. I mean, how hard is it to press a page turn button on a Kindle 3? But the one defining moment of my Kindle Touch experience was the first time when I met a word I did not know, and wanted to look it up. Suddenly, I could just touch that word, and get a definition:

kindle touch review

(I do know what village means, but you get my point here, I hope.) The dictionary pops up when you touch a word (or even an idiom), and the popup has been greatly expanded: It is no longer a two-line strip at the top or bottom of the screen. It now contains five full lines of text, which is plenty for most definitions. This feature alone is worth the device, for me. Take the e-ink look and combine it with this incredible ease in which you can look stuff up, and you get a real winner.

Then again, if you like highlighting quotes and interesting passages, you just need to hold your finger on the screen for a moment and then drag it across the text:

kindle touch review

Simply fantastic, and really, pretty much the best part of the entire Kindle Touch experience.

Controlling The Kindle Touch

Now that I’ve shown you the very best feature (at least in my opinion), let me walk you through the rest of the interface:

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This is more or less how the Kindle Touch interface works: The bulk of the screen is dedicated to the single most important function, which is flipping to the next page of your book. A narrow strip along the left edge of the screen is used for flipping back to the previous page, and a strip along the top brings up the full array of controls:

kindle touch review

This includes, on the top part of the screen, a menu button, a search box, quick access to the store, and a Back button. On the bottom of the screen you will find the familiar “Aa” button for changing font and margins, the Go To button for quickly navigating your book, and a Sync button for initiating sync with Amazon’s servers, so you can pick up where you left off on your other devices. Sync usually happens automatically, but it’s nice to be able to initiate it just in case. Above you don’t see a Sync button – instead, some books contain an X-Ray button, of which I will tell you later (great feature).

“Wait,” I hear you ask, “how can I flip to the previous page if I’m holding the Kindle Touch with my right hand and eating a ham sandwich with my left?” Well, I’m glad you asked! The Kindle Touch supports swiping gestures: You can swipe right to go to the next page, and swipe left to go to the previous one. That’s neat, but unfortunately, the Kindle Touch features two other gestures: Swipe up to go to the next chapter, and swipe down to go to the previous one. I don’t know why Amazon thought this is something people do so often that it deserves such key gestures – it would have been much better to use the up/down directions for changing font size, for example. I have triggered these by mistake when trying to remove a bit of cat fur from my screen – a pretty irritating experience. In general, because it’s a touch screen device, it becomes very important to turn it off when you’re trying to clean it – a minor annoyance that is new to this model (and the Kindle Fire, of course).

Oh, and by the way, the Kindle Touch uses multi-touch technology, so you can change font size using the regular “pinching” gesture for zooming in or out.

Typing On The Kindle Touch

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The Kindle Touch features a beautiful, clear, on-screen keyboard. It is much, much better than the Kindle 3 keyboard, because each button has more space. I was able to type quickly and easily, and the only thing that delayed me was when I wanted to use a comma or exclamation mark – for those, I had to switch to the numbers and symbols layout, wait for the sluggish e-ink screen to refresh, type my character, and switch back. But as long as you don’t use much punctuation, this keyboard is excellent.

Seeing Your Books With X-Ray Vision

So, remember that X-Ray button I showed you before? Here’s what happens when you tap it:

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Pretty amazing, really: You get a listing of major characters and terms in the book, each with a little strip showing where the character or term occurs along the book. Above you can see that Scarlett Amber Perkins shows up near the beginning of the book, then goes away for most of it, then comes back near the end. If you tap an item, you can see its occurrences in the text:

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And if it’s a known term (like Glasgow), you get the beginning of its Wikipedia article and can tap to access the rest of the article using the built-in browser. Amazing stuff, really.

Browsing with The Kindle Touch

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The browser on the Kindle Touch is still tucked under the “experimental” section, but it is more usable than ever before. E-ink is far from ideal for consuming Web content, but being able to tap links and images is a huge improvement. Scrolling is done by swiping up and down the screen, just like on a smartphone or tablet. Pinch to zoom works, too.

Nobody in their right mind will try to use this for any serious Web browsing, but it’s still very nice to know the browser is there, especially when you need to check something on the Web in a pinch.

Living With the Kindle Touch

Reading on the Kindle Touch late at night is a very quiet experience. With a regular book, your significant other can hear you turning pages, which can be irritating. Even with a Kindle 3, the page-turn buttons make audible clicks that can be annoying if both of you are trying to read at the same time (each on their own Kindle). It can make reading into a sort of competition, and is just not fun. Turning a page on the Kindle Touch, in comparison, is absolutely silent. The touch screen is very responsive, so you merely have to touch your finger to it, and the page turns. Not to mention that with the Kindle 3, looking up a definition involves lots of click-click-clicking around with the D-pad, and can actually wake up a light sleeper – and as you’ve seen above, this is something that just doesn’t happen with the Kindle Touch.

During daytime, the Kindle Touch screen does look a bit different than the Kindle 3 one: It seems to be a bit more reflective, even though Amazon claims it is the same type of screen (6” E Ink Pearl). But the slight reflection doesn’t really get in the way of reading, even when you read outside.

In terms of battery life, Amazon claims 2 months, which I have not yet had time to verify. I have been using the Kindle Touch a few hours every day, and it required its first charge after about three weeks – but that was its very first charge, as I was using it right out of the box for that whole period, without connecting it to power even once, to see how long the initial charge would last. For all practical intents and purposes, both the Kindle 3 and Kindle Touch have insane battery lives compared to every other modern gadget. Battery life is simply not an issue – you can charge the kindle before your three-weeks vacation and not have to plug it in once during that whole time.

Should You Buy It?

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In a word: Yes. I had some concerns before I got the Kindle Touch: Will the touch interface really work for me, will it be easier to use than the Kindle 3, and so on. I am happy to say that after a few weeks of daily use, all of my fears have been alleviated. The Kindle Touch is an excellent e-reader, and a worthy update for the Kindle family. Highly recommended, and a great value for money at $99.

How do I win the Kindle Touch?

It’s really simple: create a MakeUseOf account, earn points and exchange your points for an entry! Competition ends June 30, 2012.

The giveaway is over. Congratulations, Dee Wheat!

  1. William Hill
    October 31, 2012 at 12:13 am

    Well, after reading this review, I think I'll probably go with the Kindle Touch. I was kind of holding off on that decision as I was thinking of getting the big Kindle but I have never seen one in person, so I can't really decide if I want the larger size or not. Anyone know where to see one for demo purposes?

  2. Edgar Meixueiro
    July 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    Congratulations, Dee Wheat.

  3. VS Vishnu
    July 20, 2012 at 9:49 am


  4. Edgar Meixueiro
    July 18, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    I don't what you plan, but I think people need to know clearly who won. That'll give you guys a bit more credibility.

    • Tina
      July 25, 2012 at 10:13 am

      Winners are always announced, but sometimes it takes a little longer. This time Dee Wheat is the lucky one. Sorry for the delay!

  5. lu1s13
    July 17, 2012 at 11:54 pm

    So, the winnes is?

    • Tina
      July 25, 2012 at 10:13 am

      Dee Wheat was picked as the winner!

  6. Edgar Meixueiro
    July 9, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Who won?

    • Tina
      July 25, 2012 at 10:14 am

      Dee Wheat is our lucky winner.

  7. Ravi Meena
    July 7, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    are Winners announced?

    • Tina
      July 25, 2012 at 10:14 am

      Yes they are. The winner for this Giveaway has been announced in the meantime. It is Dee Wheat.

  8. Manide
    July 5, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    Is there any winner of this giveaway...?

    • Tina
      July 25, 2012 at 10:14 am

      Yes, the winner was picked with a bit of delay and his name is Dee Wheat.

  9. Edgar Meixueiro
    June 27, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    That is a nice gadget.

  10. Robyn
    June 27, 2012 at 12:49 am

    Thanks for the chance to win the Kindle Touch. It would be so much more pleasant to read on it than my cell phone!!

  11. Sameer N
    June 25, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Great giveaway. Love to get 1.

  12. Shahid Anjum
    June 24, 2012 at 8:01 am

    awesome.hope 2 get 1...

  13. C
    June 22, 2012 at 7:01 am

    woop.. nice giveaway.. have you guys join? thanks for getting this event. appreciate it alot

  14. Sivaramachandran Ganesan
    June 20, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Looks like a great device!!!

  15. amit_c_s
    June 20, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    I would love to have one...

  16. Gerwell Taroma
    June 20, 2012 at 10:00 am

    I've gotta win this..this is like a pain "salonpas" for my backpains for carrying oversized engineering books in my backpack...

  17. Carol K
    June 20, 2012 at 5:58 am

    I would love to win this! Count me in.

  18. Carol K
    June 20, 2012 at 5:56 am

    I really would love to win this - thanks for the give away.

  19. Kari
    June 20, 2012 at 4:01 am

    Haven't gotten one yet, would love to try a Kindle!!!

  20. Caleb Mowery
    June 20, 2012 at 12:59 am

    This would be great to get. Would possibly be the first thing for me to ever win!

  21. Wyrme Tongue
    June 20, 2012 at 12:56 am

    hmm, need a few more points

  22. Heather Delapp
    June 19, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    luv it

  23. Ruslan Riyanov
    June 19, 2012 at 8:33 pm

    Thank for chance to win great device!

  24. Cameron Stevens
    June 19, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    I gave my last Kindle away to someone because they needed it more than me, now I'd like to read my Kindle books and I have to stare at my screen, a new Kindle would be helpful. I'm behind on my HALO novels.

  25. Marvin Heng
    June 19, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Kindle Touch will be my first tablet should I win this contest.

  26. GrammyGoose
    June 19, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    I want one! I am tired of carring the extra weight of "real" books when I travel!

  27. Daryl Rhoden
    June 19, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    love have one

  28. sriramv24
    June 19, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    Really useful item.... A great giveaway!

  29. varunpopuri
    June 19, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Awesome, count me in. Good luck to all.

  30. Mario Liptaj
    June 19, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    I really hope I'll win. Unfortunately, it's very unprobable.

  31. Jackie Parkins
    June 19, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    I would love to have a Kindle Touch. I have the Kindle app on my iPad but it's hard to read it outside because of the reflection. The Kindle Touch would be the perfect solution.

  32. Deb
    June 19, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Great giveaway, thanks !

  33. yonat
    June 19, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    me me me --- it would be such a great present for my graduation!

  34. Michael Smelser
    June 19, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    I have one of the original Kindles and would LOVE to get the Touch!

  35. JAy
    June 19, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    Me likey Kindle :)

  36. Michael Gant
    June 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    I'm considering upgrading from my kindle keyboard but is it worth it?

  37. Jim
    June 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Best reason to win the Kindle Touch?
    I won't have to borrow my daughter's Kindle any more!

  38. Jim
    June 19, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Best reason for me to win the kindle touch? I won't have to borrow my daughter's kindle any more!

  39. Richard Bonifacio
    June 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    I would love to have a Kindle Touch. Thanks.

  40. Richard Bonifacio
    June 19, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    I would love to have a Kindle Touch.

  41. Tuhin Bagh
    June 19, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Amazing, i would luv to get this, it'll help in my college projects :D

  42. Suman Kc
    June 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    i want to win :)

  43. Cristian Dumitru Popov
    June 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    i sure wish for one of those

  44. Jason Anderson
    June 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    I've been wanting one of these for a while, was just thinking about buying one so if I won this contest that would be great timing

  45. Cesar Mancilla
    June 19, 2012 at 3:31 pm

    Great giveaway!

  46. Suman K.C.
    June 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    love the kindle :)

  47. Suman K.C.
    June 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    KINDLE :)

  48. T?ng Bèili
    June 19, 2012 at 4:09 am

    Id love to have one of these! how do i enter draw?

  49. Mrs Gail J Gray
    June 15, 2012 at 2:37 am

    I would like a Kindle instead of me lugging about to many books while i am on holiday it will save me packing the books in my suitcase, I have my book i wrote for Michael Schumacher on Kindle.When i see him again i will tell him, and he might already have a kindle then i wouldn't have to tell him.

  50. Alan Judson
    June 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    I'm curious about the kindle. I use a Kobo and it works just fine - a little glitchy, though, when it runs out of batteries. It takes a few minutes to recognize a usb connection to your computer. And you're wondering, hmmm, is this charging or broken.

  51. Matthew Baron
    June 13, 2012 at 10:48 am

    Maybe the Kindle Touch is still useful for someone who doesn’t want to use it near water.

  52. Manide
    June 12, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    Good luck to every contestant.

    P.S.: I like the "Game system and Rewards program"!

  53. Daniel Alvarez
    June 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    I hope to be the winner.

  54. Sabari Balaji M
    June 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    Want to get ONE ! Whether it is good or bad !! :)

  55. Mihovil Pletikos
    June 12, 2012 at 12:17 am

    new approach :)

  56. juhnegio09
    June 11, 2012 at 4:42 am

    who won?

  57. Pratik Bhandari
    May 26, 2012 at 5:54 am

    I want it!!!!

  58. Arin
    May 25, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Buying Kindle touch, if you have iPad (or any other tablet device), or if you can afford to buy even a large enough android phone, is a waste of money. All tablet devices (and computers) already have kindle apps that you can download from Amazon. You cannot read using this device at night (or under low light conditions), formatting of documents is horrible (other than .mobi, reading PDF documents is a pain). I bought one and hardly use it now. Useless device. Lightweight? Low price? That's about as good as it gets. Caveat, emptor.

  59. Ed L.
    May 25, 2012 at 7:54 pm

    I need to have my very own Kindle Touch.

  60. shirley desbiens
    May 25, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    love to win this new toy

  61. Jobin Martin
    May 25, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    Thank you for the opportunity...Now, don't forget to mail me the details!

  62. Vladi Torres
    May 25, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Looks really nice and exactly what can make me read books more often. A nice thing to have around :)

  63. Ashwin
    May 25, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Thanks for da giveaway......Really appreciate it....if i get it!!

  64. Mike
    May 25, 2012 at 2:30 am

    I Barely even read a book through my high school days.....And now, I find myself reading almost on the daily !!.
    Everything from Psychology to Nutrition ! In e-book format

    5 years and counting !
    And this device could definately get me caught up to the 1,473,641 books I have to read still !

    Thanks!! I can Now spread tha word (about Promoting and keeping the public informed about the new features of this product to ensure an increase in sales for tha company & it's sponsors (....aswell as How i won the new Kindle Touch) :P

  65. Gretchen Santucci
    May 25, 2012 at 2:10 am

    After I tweeted this, it came up and told me my code word was wrong (touch) and to click on refresh to resubmit. Only now it won't let me submit because it says my email address has already been used. So I don't know if you got my entry or not.

  66. Marie
    May 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    This is by far the best review and comparison post I have seen on the Kindle. Thanks for the photos, they definitely inspire me to add to this my someday/maybe list.
    For the Wifi, can I download books from amazon when I am not in a wifi hotspot?

  67. Marie
    May 24, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    I didn't see anywhere about the wifi in a full explanation.. does it work if I am at work (no wiFi access) and want to download a book? Or read a book that I started?
    This is by far the best review and comparison post I have seen on the Kindle. Thanks for the photos, they definitely inspire me to add to this my someday/maybe list, when I get so sick of my old pandigital tablet.

    • Erez Zukerman
      May 25, 2012 at 10:11 am

      Hey Marie,

      If you don't have a WiFi connection, then no, you won't be able to download new books. But if the book is already on the device, you can just keep reading it with no WiFi connection -- like on an airplane, or just out in the park, etc. Some people also turn off WiFi after they download their next book, because it conserves battery.

      I'm glad you liked the review! :)

  68. Jordan
    May 24, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    I would love to have this, what a great give away!

  69. Jess
    May 24, 2012 at 5:49 am

    Thanks for the chance to win a kindle fire, I have a tablet already but I'd like to get my best friends Mother one for something to do during her chemo treatments. But I think I might end up saving up to get her one anyway. $99 is a hard deal to beat!

  70. Charlie Copeland
    May 23, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Love to get it for my HONEY.

  71. Matthew Hinton
    May 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    I love the newsletter. very informative stuff every issue.

  72. WillyC
    May 23, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Nice giveaway.
    My tweet:
    Please count me in.

  73. Luca
    May 22, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Thanks for the chance

  74. carl
    May 21, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    This is another super gift would make reading easer for me .And would like to thank all of you on the great job that you do helping us get things going and easer to use.

  75. Liz
    May 21, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Well I always enter these give-aways and to this day have NEVER won anything, but there is always a first time for everything. My attitute is, if you don't enter, you won't win, so I'm in another one. Thanks for the opportunity and good luck to us all.

  76. Sakina
    May 20, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I wish I get this. I just love to possess one!!!!

  77. uchefe atuyota
    May 20, 2012 at 2:55 am

    Like always MUO is doing a great job but sadly I am out of your reach, for some reason we don't seem to qualify in Africa. Would really love a kindle, just have to deal with it.

    Thanks MUO

  78. WayAce
    May 20, 2012 at 12:35 am

    Thank you for the chance to win this awesome Kindle Touch as it would great to win.

  79. Adrian Munyua
    May 19, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Giveaway Galore.

  80. Shahid Raza
    May 19, 2012 at 8:23 am

    please give me a chance to winnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

  81. Frances Dixon
    May 19, 2012 at 4:33 am

    How COOL !
    Would LOVE it !
    Sweet Hubby needs one BAD, because he reads a MINIMUM of 3 physical books a week and our house is cannot hold many more. It would be a God-send. If I don't win, will try to save to get him one for Christmas.

  82. Scott Carson
    May 19, 2012 at 2:33 am

    I hope I win the Kindle touch! Would be great!

  83. N
    May 18, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    Wouah! I wish for a kindle fire for a long time, but the money is too tight and can't afford to pay for one.......this would be great...imagine a free one and a dream come true...this would be a celebration for me, myself and I for sure. Thank you for this opportunity. Have a grat day.

  84. Ray Cassie
    May 18, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    Seems like the real deal!

  85. James Runkle
    May 18, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    Surely would love one of these.

  86. Komal Shah
    May 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    Great Giveaway... Thanx !!!

    Hoping to Win !!! :)!/kcuute/status/203506791462617088

  87. Gwen
    May 18, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    I love to read, but hate lugging books around. A kindle touch would be great!

  88. Gwen
    May 18, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    I love to read, just don't like carrying books. A kindle touch would be great.

  89. Jeet Dholakia
    May 18, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Thank you so much for yet another awesome giveaway :) All steps done and waiting for the results.

  90. Ralph Sampson
    May 18, 2012 at 1:20 am

    5 Things. I read it every week

  91. Ryan Jay Policarpip
    May 18, 2012 at 12:56 am

    thanks for that give away.wonderful!!!more power!!!

  92. Tina Middleton
    May 17, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    Who wouldn't want to win a new Kindle Touch!

  93. Ray
    May 17, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    Looks great! Thank you for the opportunity

  94. Ray
    May 17, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    Looks great! Thank you for the opportunity.

  95. Lee
    May 17, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    An avid reader's dream come true!

  96. Mia Junk
    May 17, 2012 at 7:28 pm

    Yes to a Kindle with a touch.screen. Thank you for the Kindle Touch opportunity.

  97. FunMAC
    May 17, 2012 at 6:58 pm


  98. dlb
    May 17, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    My wife LOVES reading and always has at least 2 or 3 books going at once.... this would make a great gift for her birthday coming up next week!!!!

  99. srdowns
    May 17, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    I thought that the review was excellent. For someone that doesn't have a Kindle Touch, it answered most of my questions. As someone that loves to read, it sounds pretty cool! Thanks.

  100. harold short
    May 17, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Thanks for the contests.

  101. W. Brown
    May 17, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Don't tie your programs to any social networks as I, like many, want nothing to do with them.

  102. Ian Maynard
    May 17, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Looks good! Next time I move this little thing will save me a lot of
    aches and pain. I Kindle instead of 20 boxes of books!

  103. Galen Chandler
    May 17, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    Great article as always!

  104. Lia Belle
    May 17, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    I'ld love to win this giveaway. The summer vacation season is coming so, I need a Kindle Touch very badly. Please, pick me, pick me:-) Thank you!

  105. vignesh R
    May 17, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    That was an great thing to deal with. Count me in too..

  106. r,gwynne
    May 17, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Product is great, access to apply is far too long and convoluted

  107. MTC
    May 17, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    Nice Thanks for the give away

  108. Huzefa
    May 17, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    Thanks Sir.
    You are great. although if you won't help me but at least someone will be the winner.
    I love you if you are a girl ;)

  109. d
    May 17, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    I would love to own a Kindle Touch, thanks for the opportunity!

  110. Mike
    May 17, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity to join the eReader crowd!

  111. Dawn McCreary
    May 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    I would love this, as I read all the time!!

  112. Percy
    May 17, 2012 at 11:17 am

    oohhhh. I really want one. I've experienced using kindle because of my cousin. This blog just made me bet that Kindle Touch would be way cooler than the original. Talk about innovation :D

  113. Mary Lynne Jervoso
    May 17, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Thanks for the opportunity... Really helpful.. More power :)

  114. Chamath
    May 17, 2012 at 9:28 am

    thanks guys....

  115. Murachai
    May 17, 2012 at 9:20 am

    Expecting to be a proud owner !!

  116. Jerzy
    May 17, 2012 at 8:11 am

    Great giveaway-good luck to everyone!!

  117. Tavi
    May 17, 2012 at 7:54 am

    Thanks for the great chance to count me in. Good Luck to everyone!

  118. dandy
    May 17, 2012 at 7:37 am

    awesome giveaway...good luck to everyone.
    thanks for sharing..

  119. Susanne
    May 17, 2012 at 7:19 am

    I love to read and this would be something I would love to win...thank you for giving me an opportunity. Good luck everyone!

  120. harson_29
    May 17, 2012 at 6:35 am

    Whooooosh !!!! This is a KILLER Giveaway. KINDLE TOUCH ..awesome!!
    Would love to own this beauty. I am definitely in for this coolest giveaway.

    Tweeted, Shared, Posted -- All Done!!1

    Tweet-Link :!/harson_29/status/203009400552701955
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    Awiting for the results. Hope i am the lucky one :) (*Fingers Crossed*)


  121. Ralph Featherstone
    May 17, 2012 at 5:48 am

    I'm not a participant of any of the current Social Media Communities. So, I can't "Like" you or other methods.
    I hope this counts for my entering the Kindle Touch giveaway. Thanks

  122. Harshil Mehta
    May 17, 2012 at 5:27 am

    Kindle touch thts coolest giveway !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  123. Muhammad Abdul Wadood
    May 17, 2012 at 5:13 am

    ............ G O O D L U C K T O A L L ............

  124. Don
    May 17, 2012 at 4:11 am

    Here's hoping! Sounds just what I need to read comfortably in bed without keeping my wife awake.

  125. eddy chan
    May 17, 2012 at 3:41 am

    color e-ink kindle touch will kill a lot of tablets, when ?

  126. Deah
    May 17, 2012 at 3:21 am

    Thanks MakeUseOf for a fantastic giveaway. I've read on a Kindle2 and it was an adjustment but I enjoed being able to carry a 400 pg book in handbag. I'd love a Kindle touch of my own!

  127. Brian
    May 17, 2012 at 2:46 am

    I want this!

  128. Carolyn Livingston
    May 17, 2012 at 2:43 am

    Would love to have a Touch!

  129. Samrudh Shetty
    May 17, 2012 at 2:06 am

    I like reading hope I win this

  130. gary vincent
    May 17, 2012 at 1:54 am

    It looks very cool and very interesting.
    It looks very simple to use and to navigate.

  131. Jeff Crane
    May 17, 2012 at 1:10 am


  132. Kwanitt
    May 17, 2012 at 1:03 am

    A great gift for someone who reads a lot like me!

  133. reinventingmyselfinto
    May 17, 2012 at 12:57 am

    Enjoying your reviews and suddenly have way more time (due to a broken foot!) to devote to them and other products as I grow my website

  134. Danny
    May 17, 2012 at 12:28 am

    Crossing my fingers! My daughter wants one for a graduation present.

  135. Ivan Ransom
    May 16, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    Kindle has revolutionised the way I access library information. I mainly use it for public speaking notes. No more rustle of paper or pages out of order.

  136. Kevin
    May 16, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    Love this site...

  137. halimah kassim
    May 16, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    I wanted to buy kindle so that my half body paralyzed brother can use this easy.He has been good with his therapy and Dr said he will be able to walk again.The Dr Said he will need brain stimulation. He did well too by reading the newspaper using his other hand but he struggled to manage a light and big size newspaper.To put on the desk.When I saw kindle..i thought this will be a perfect solution for reading alone..He can hold kindle light small size and do just good reading without having to struggle much.Unfortuntely when i try to subscribe,the postal service in amazon does not cover Brunei in their list..So, I havent give up trying to find ways how yet.Today,when I saw this...I hope I win something for my brother.

  138. Charles
    May 16, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    My wife and I both love reading so we might have a discussion regarding who's turn it is to use it. Maybe we would buy another one then. Nice opportunity, thanks for it.

  139. Bob
    May 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    This is a nice giveaway -- thank-you for your offer.

    I have handled the Kindle Fire where I felt the "touch" screen and liked it.
    How about giving the Fire away with so much free publicity?

  140. Ali Lou
    May 16, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    Wonderful would love to win this as my ereader died recently and I am missing reading in bed on these cold nights with it. Thank you :)

    Also I can't see a facebbook like for this, maybe I am blind,lol. I do not have twitter so I hope I am still able to be apart of giveaway.

  141. OutMaturity
    May 16, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    Would love, love, love to have a Kindle of my own!

    Thanks for the great opportunity and nice article!


  142. Eldad
    May 16, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Thanks for makeuseof - it is great!

  143. Heidi
    May 16, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    I did try the codes--from my desktop and not a mobile device--twice and they got rejected. Bummer--I would LOVE this!!

  144. mizdoc
    May 16, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    What a great giveaway. Love to win it for my daughter-in-law. She works hard at a lowpaying job, and would be ecstatic if she got this.

  145. Jack
    May 16, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    As always a great giveaway, I like the Kindle, so please draw my name! Thanks...

  146. Karen
    May 16, 2012 at 9:10 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity to try to win a Kindle Touch. I love my Kindle, but oh my the Kindle Touch sounds wonderful... and, if I win, then I could share my Kindle with my students & classes.

  147. Ellen M
    May 16, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Here's a chance to win a Kindle it is a nice review. Why not check it out?

  148. dan
    May 16, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    What a great opportunity to get my very first e-reader and join the 21st century!

  149. Rajesh
    May 16, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    pls do not select me ! kidding :-)

  150. Rick
    May 16, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    This would really make my day. I keep entering a variety of contest and yet to win anything. Hopefully, this will be the one.

    thank you

  151. Rushinth John
    May 16, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    Always wanted some e-book reader like this, I was planning on jumping on iPad but when it comes just to reading I think this is a lot more better cuz you dont need to be charging this repeatedly like the iPad.

  152. John Selph
    May 16, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    I'd like to compare it to my NOOK......

  153. .Gary
    May 16, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Thanks for providing the valuable information I can always count on from you

  154. Owen
    May 16, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    Thanks for great giveaway.

  155. kathy boulier
    May 16, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    need this. have problems holding books, too heavy for my arthritic hands...very problematic since I am addicted to reading and have been since 4th grade. typing is a chore too.dang.

  156. Audrey Johnson
    May 16, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    I always wanted a Kindle but just can't afford to spend the money for it right now. I am thankful for the opportunity to be able to get one for free.
    Thanks MakeUseOf!!!!!

  157. Terieron
    May 16, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  158. Nicki
    May 16, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    would love to win this one! Thanks for the opportunity to participate.

  159. Carol-Leah
    May 16, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    I live in an RV and being able to take many books with me without regard to weight or space restrictions would be wonderful.

  160. Arnold
    May 16, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Good job, thanks

  161. Pavel Kungurtsev
    May 16, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    Never wanted an ebook reader. But today this one changed it.

  162. Laxmikant Bhumkar
    May 16, 2012 at 5:46 pm

    All the best to all !

  163. TCBinford
    May 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Good review, overall. Would have liked to have seen a table of features comparing Kindle Touch to Nook Touch. Tables are faster than dense text.

  164. Errol Casey
    May 16, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity to win a kindle touch. It would be a great win for my family, to have one to share with daughter and wife.

  165. Paul
    May 16, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Why does FB offer LIKE but not DON'TLIKE? Can't wait till 25th for the winning announcement.

  166. Bill
    May 16, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    OK I'll be looking for my new Kindle.

    A) There's a lot of upsexy around here.
    B) Whats upsexy?
    A) Not much How about you

    Now if I were single I could try it out.

  167. Ron Ackroyd
    May 16, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    I am getting older and my eyesight is not what it once was (too much reading) so I want to know if the kindle can be turned sideways (landscape orientation) so you can use larger text and a wider if shorter reading field.

  168. than
    May 16, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    my birthday is coming up ;)

    • Paul
      May 16, 2012 at 5:30 pm

      HB & MHR (many happy returns)

  169. Regi
    May 16, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  170. celeron504
    May 16, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    And yet another tease giveaway that makes readers who do not have facebook or twitter or google+ suffer. Please stop.

  171. Nez
    May 16, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    This would be the perfect gift for my wife, who happens to be an avid reader. Keep up the great work MakeUseOf! :)

  172. shesh
    May 16, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    i need this :(

  173. Giriraj Ranawat
    May 16, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    Amazing Kindle Touch.....i want nadly to win it.............pls god ...pls.....give me this GIVEAWAY

    May 16, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    I'm in. Good luck everyone

  175. Steve Adams
    May 16, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    That would be nice ! Send it over please!

  176. Steve Adams
    May 16, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    that would be nice send it over please!

  177. Steve Adams
    May 16, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    That would be nice , send it over please

  178. Jorge López
    May 16, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Great for offering a choice for accessing top tech

  179. Andre
    May 16, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    We have been using the older version for years now and they have logged a lot of miles.

    You just cant go wrong with Kindle and Amazon.

    Its a no brainer buying a Kindle. Any one in the range will do.

  180. Jim Ketc heson
    May 16, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    I would certainly enjoy a Touch to help my reading. At 93 there isn't much time left to enjoy these things.

  181. Al Heynneman
    May 16, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    Great giveaway!

  182. Stefan
    May 16, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    As this is my quadtrizillion attempt to win something in my life,, :(

    I just wanted to say to y'all ,,fear not my friends,you now have a better chance to win this giveaway now that i'm officially registered..

    lol lol

  183. Grant Baxter
    May 16, 2012 at 4:15 pm


  184. Naza
    May 16, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    More awesome giveaways ! Like everyone here, I would love to own one :) Maybe this time I'll be the lucky one... please please please !

    • Jaimin Shah
      May 17, 2012 at 4:34 am

      Hey NAZA,

      How r u & how's life going ? well, i want to know how did you win this Product
      in give away ?? i really want this product for my career & professional life, but
      the bad luck is that i can't buy it ! hope you would help me out to win this product. Thank you and have nice after life. Take care. Cheers

  185. John M Bostock
    May 16, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    I joined in here because my student son is hankering after on of these beauties.

  186. Stephen
    May 16, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Great Give-Away! This woulod be a true gift for me! And who ever gets it! Fun!!

  187. Bob Mullins
    May 16, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Great Review about Kindle Touch...Cool bit of Kit. Appreciative of opportunity to Own one.......Thanks!

  188. Sue Johns
    May 16, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Love to read....have the original nook and don't like it...many reasons..
    Hope I win.....thanks for the great articles

  189. B
    May 16, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    That is a great review. I have a Touch & learned some new things from the review.

    My wife is lusting after my Touch, wanting to upgrade from her K3.

    FWIW, I also have the Kindle Fire and it is not as good for reading and travel as my Touch.


  190. M.A. Khan
    May 16, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    I am the 1 to win it...inshahALLAH!

    • Jaimin Shah
      May 17, 2012 at 4:28 am

      Hello Mr. M A Khan, WaLLe - U - Kum - Sallam Khan Ji., how did you win this ??
      could you please tell me ?? i also wanna own it so i can move ahead with
      some more interesting career with information on my hand.
      ALLAH Bless you.
      anyways, reply soon, thank you.

    • Jaimin Shah
      May 17, 2012 at 4:34 am

      Hey M A Khan Ji,

      How r u & how's life going ? well, i want to know how did you win this Product
      in give away ?? i really want this product for my career & professional life, but
      the bad luck is that i can't buy it ! hope you would help me out to win this product. Thank you and have nice after life. Take care. Cheers

  191. Phil Fot
    May 16, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    I already own one. I like it quite a bit. Battery life is excellent, it's lightweight enough that holding it one handed and using a thumb to turn pages isn't a burden. The only part that's annoying is the finger sliding to navigate. It's fairly easy to think you're pushing back a page and then end up at the end of a chapter.

    Otherwise, no issues. I wouldn't trade mine for the Nook. Not even for a color nook.

  192. Amit Rohatgi
    May 16, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win this givewaya

  193. Joe
    May 16, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Hope I win!

  194. Alex Horvath
    May 16, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    I have lots of birthdays coming up. What a great gift!

  195. Barbara
    May 16, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    Love this opportunity so thanks for the offer.

  196. Teresa
    May 16, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    Thanks for this awesome giveaway!!!

    Would love to win a Kindle Touch, good luck everyone!!

  197. Rajeev Dandu
    May 16, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    thanks for this

    May 16, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    wow!!!!!!!!! a free is very important for me to read e-books..........i hope i win.....

  199. ntarvin
    May 16, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    My son got my wife a Kindle Touch for Mother's Day.

    I'm jealous! I want one, too - makes my regular Kindle seem a bit...dated!

  200. larry dixon
    May 16, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I need to win!

  201. Bob
    May 16, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    What a great gift this would make for my wife! Count me in the giveaway contest.

  202. Mohammad Wasiullah
    May 16, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Thanks for giveaway may be this time i will be win good giveaway
    count me in

  203. Jim
    May 16, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Awesome giveaway to go with the awesome info!!

  204. igbo14
    May 16, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    Thank you for this chance to win a Kindle Touch,

  205. Indra
    May 16, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    done ! :)

  206. Indra
    May 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Thanks for starting this Giveaway. :)

  207. Gerard
    May 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Count us in please,Thanks a lot.

  208. James Gunn
    May 16, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Well you know the meaning of 'village' now!! I'd love to win this great little e-reader. Thanks for the comp and all the great other stuff across the whole of There are no better tech sites than this one(please note the kissing of ass when picking winner!) Thanks. LOL

  209. sharon
    May 16, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Thank you for bringing valuable tech secrets in to the light of day!

  210. Tom Urquhart
    May 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Great opportunity!

  211. sharon
    May 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Thank you for bringing tech secrets in to light of day!

  212. sharon
    May 16, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    thanks for bringing some of the secrets of new tech into the light of day!

  213. Mayur Godhani
    May 16, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Kindle Touch !!
    Again, an amazing gadget in makeuseof giveaway. :p
    Well, i am in, hope i win :)

  214. Kyle Reddoch
    May 16, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway! I could really use this to test out the sites I develop. Count me in. Shared everywhere.

  215. david
    May 16, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    would love to finally get an Ereader & the Kindle Touch sounds like one of the best.

  216. Rick
    May 16, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Thank You this will be great for my daughter if I win.

  217. Geoff
    May 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    Why on earth would anyone want to read it underwater or in the bath? It must be great to take away with you without the weight of several books in your hand luggage or in a suitcase. I could have used one this last holiday.

  218. Nithin
    May 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    This is nice :) Thank you :)

  219. Peggy Sue
    May 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win one of these awesome Kindles. What a great product.

    • Jaimin Shah
      May 17, 2012 at 4:30 am

      Hey Peggy,

      How r u & how's life going ? well, i want to know how did you win this Product
      in give away ?? i really want this product for my career & professional life, but
      the bad luck is that i can't buy it ! hope you would help me out to win this product. Thank you and have nice after life. Take care. Cheers

  220. Tina
    May 16, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    I want to win it!! ;-)

  221. b k sharma
    May 16, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    The Kindle Touch is an excellent e-reader. I want to be a proud owner of it from giveaway ....

  222. Elmari
    May 16, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Well now it is just for the waiting!!! Thanks Kindle!

  223. Roger Brandt
    May 16, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Here is to winning....

  224. Beth Burke
    May 16, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    I am a school district technology coordinator in a 2-school district. We have purchased a couple of Kindles for our middle school library to be checked out, no different than than a book check-out. The wait list for borrowing one is HUGE. It would be great to continue to grow this initiative. For those kids who don't like to read, this is a huge motivator. We are finding that these students are reading more, which improves reading comprehension, literacy and overall student achievement. What a great tool for schools!

  225. Alec
    May 16, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    I followed instructions but got no confirmation I am officially entered!?

  226. Alec
    May 16, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    Entered! Did FB/Twitter and G but no confirmation that I have been submitted?

  227. Nagendra kumar Gummapu
    May 16, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    this giveaway is international?

    • Tina
      May 17, 2012 at 8:20 am

      Yes it is!

  228. Paula
    May 16, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    would love to have this for my granddaughter. she is an avid reader (as am I). thanks for the opportunity.

  229. Kris McGlaun
    May 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    I love all the reviews, the giveaways, and the help. Thank you all for making me look so good with technology.

  230. Maqbool
    May 16, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Am a bookworm so would love to have Kindle touch as a gift...................

  231. moncef
    May 16, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    Thank you for the giveaway

  232. Ralph
    May 16, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Great stuff! Thanks!

  233. Adrian Skelsey
    May 16, 2012 at 3:49 am

    Great review as per usual thank you

  234. Walt
    May 15, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    Great giveaway. Many thanks

  235. C.L. Moses
    May 15, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Didn't win the Kindle Fire, but I'll settle for the Kindle Touch :-)

  236. Judy Patterson
    May 15, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    Nice giveaway! Thanks MUO. I'll be waiting to read the winner's name.

  237. Bob
    May 15, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    I hope I win! I would love to give it as a gift to a family member.

  238. Nikita Beriozkin
    May 15, 2012 at 12:54 am

    I think that the Kindle is way ahead of the competition as far as functionality and ease of use go. The original and still best as far as I'm concerned.

  239. Andrey Miroshnikov
    May 14, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    Goodluck to all!

  240. vinay
    May 14, 2012 at 3:55 pm
  241. antonio
    May 14, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    I would love this to host my many ebooks that i have purchased..the ipad just isn't doing it for me

  242. Vipul Jain
    May 14, 2012 at 4:16 am

    Waiting for a giveaway i actually need, like a 120$ tablet.. :/
    As Dave had covered in

    really waiting for a giveaway of that tablet.. :|

  243. Pardeep
    May 14, 2012 at 1:03 am

    I hope I will be winner

  244. Viren Sakariya
    May 13, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    Kindle Touch Wi-Fi reader has d all new tech updates and all new dimentions,it’s the bestest reader ever.

  245. VirenSakariya
    May 13, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    Kindle Touch Wi-Fi reader has d all new tech updates and all new dimentions,it's the bestest reader ever.

  246. VirenSakariya
    May 13, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Kindle Touch Wi-Fi reader has all new tech updates and the all new dimentions,it's very good reader ever.

  247. Priyank Vijaywargi
    May 13, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Thanks a ton for giving a chance to win Kindle touch.. I want to win this one..

  248. Priyank Vijaywargi
    May 13, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    Thanks a ton for this chance to win a kindle Touch , I want to win this one..

  249. akshat
    May 13, 2012 at 6:18 am

    would love to own a Kindle Touch

  250. Gene Rampenthal
    May 13, 2012 at 2:37 am

    I have friends that use Kindles and would like one too!

  251. David Grant
    May 13, 2012 at 12:44 am

    Great Giveaway, as usual! Would love to win one of these!

  252. Deborah Latham-White
    May 12, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    I would love to own a Kindle Touch. I love to read and this would just add to my pleasure! Plus that I would be the envy of all of my friends! LOL!

  253. Pedro Oliva
    May 12, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    quiero uno :D

  254. Melanie
    May 12, 2012 at 11:56 am

    This is awesome! Thanks!

  255. yugenelee
    May 12, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Another awesome giveaway, would really love to own this awesome Kindle Touch! Thanks!

  256. CATHIE
    May 11, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    I've been using the Kindle Touch for several months now, and it is a piece of garbage. Admittedly, I've been spoiled using an iPod Touch, but the touch response is archaic, at best. And, good luck using this sucker at the pool, beach, or reading in the bathtub. It's impossible to put this in any type of waterproof case and be able to use it. The ridiculous touch screen just goes nuts! I only bought it for reading outside in the sunlight, but not being able to protect it from water, makes it impossible for even that. STAY AWAY FROM THIS, or maybe buy it from me on eBay

    • Tina
      May 12, 2012 at 12:44 pm

      Thanks for the heads-up, Cathie.
      Maybe the Kindle Touch is still useful for someone who doesn't want to use it near water.

    • Erez Zukerman
      May 13, 2012 at 11:37 am

      I second what Tina said above: The Kindle is not marketed as a waterproof device, and just like with a paper book, reading it while in water might not be work out very well. Thanks for your feedback all the same. :)

    • Ducklady
      May 16, 2012 at 3:05 pm

      The review convinced me it's nothing I want. Literally touchy to use, plus loaded with unnecessary features like the X-ray thing that sounds like technology in search of a task. I'd love to know how likely a reader is to inadvertently touch the screen and be surprised by an unwanted definition popping up. No thanks.

      • Erez Zukerman
        May 16, 2012 at 3:20 pm

        Actually, this has never happened to me in all the time I've been using a Kindle Touch.

      • James Gunn
        May 16, 2012 at 3:31 pm

        The x-ray feature could be really handy for people using the device to study etc. when searching for keywords related to any particular topic

    • Jan Mulder
      May 16, 2012 at 3:47 pm

      CATHIE, you´re welcome to donate it to our cause... Regards, Jan.

    • Maggy
      May 16, 2012 at 8:49 pm

      How do I buy it from you on eBay?

    • mizdoc
      May 16, 2012 at 9:35 pm

      I know someone who has one and loves it.
      Why on earth would you even think of using it in the bathtub? Even a paperback would be ruined if it fell in the water!

    • Arin
      May 25, 2012 at 9:19 pm

      Yes, Cathie, it is a piece of garbage for other reasons too.
      1. Cannot read it in low light conditions.
      2. Does not work in the wifi connection provided by your school
      3. PDF formatting is so bad that it's pointless to read PDFs in kindle touch.
      4. Rendering and screen reflow is very poor.
      5. You cannot view anything in color. Everything is black and white
      6. The notepad does not have a spell checker for a finger based writing and you cannot draw on it.

      Definitely, stay away from this junk/crapware if you have not bought it.

      • Jan
        June 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm

        Arin - sounds like you want a tablet, not an e-reader! I have 2 Kindles, one a Touch; 2 tablets, and a smartphone. They all have their own experiences and if you're trying to use an e-reader for something it wasn't designed for, I can see why you'd be unhappy. For an e-reader though, the Kindles are awesome!

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    May 11, 2012 at 7:23 pm

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  258. Greg
    May 11, 2012 at 8:55 am

    Excellent. I would love one of these but can't afford one.

  259. Gian
    May 11, 2012 at 2:36 am

    Awesome giveaway! would love to win a Kindle Touch. Thanks! Goodluck to all!

  260. George
    May 10, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    Yes I would love to own a Kindle Touch, for sure so count me in!

  261. Jeff
    May 10, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    I'm in!!
    Good luck to all!!

  262. Brian
    May 10, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  263. Ion Popa
    May 10, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Good luck to everyone, except me! (just kidding...)

  264. Guy
    May 10, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    My dear wife is an avid reader & it would be great to surprise her with a Kindle & hundreds of books. What a great device.
    Thanks Guy

  265. Dave
    May 10, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Thanks for this chance to win a Kindle Touch, I would to own one so count me in.

  266. Dave
    May 10, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    Another great giveaway, would love to own a Kindle Touch so thanks for the chance and count me in.

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