Amazon Kindle now available for Canada

kindleAmazon.com today announced that its best selling Kindle ebook reader is now available for shipment to customers in Canada.

Canadians can order the Kindle with high-resolution 6-inch electronic ink display, built-in GSM wireless modem and wireless connectivity for $259 USD, plus import fees of approximately $30, beginning today.

From the Kindle Store (www.amazon.com/kindlestore) , Canadian customers will be able to order over 300,000 books and more than 90 newspapers and magazines. Available for the first time on Kindle are Canada’s national newspapers The Globe & Mail and The National Post. Additionally, all of Canwest’s major daily newspapers will be available on Kindle coming soon.

The Kindle is only available from Amazon in the United States and not available from Amazon.ca. Delivery time for the device is about one week.

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2 Responses to “Amazon Kindle now available for Canada”
  1. sshuit says:

    Very interested. Going to wait until they hit the amazon.ca store to save the $ on duty though.

  2. JEM says:

    I already have a Sony PRS-505, so, while the wifi and subscription service is appealing, I think I’ll wait for the DX to be avaiable up here. Or maybe the CrunchPad or the nook.