>Ben Baer, Senior Producer - Oct 29, 2009 10:54 AM ET
Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle has a skinny sister -- the Kindle 2.
At a press conference Monday morning in Manhattan, CEO Jeff Bezos introduced a thinner, lighter and faster version of the company's surprisingly popular handheld electronic book reader. The price is the same -- $359 -- and it goes on sale today for delivery in 15 days.
The new device looks very much like the old one, with these improvements:
Thinner: 0.36 inches MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 9, 2009 11:06 AM ET
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