If you like the Kindle 1 "SD" on the memory card that you may not like the Kindle 2. Kindle 2 ended with the map "SD" and now uses a fixed amount of memory Amazon says about 1,500 books, newspapers or anything else. That's a lot of books, but the Kindle 2 does not give you a way to organize your books. The books are listed in the order they were transferred to the unit.The original Kindle with your card "SD" does not allow you to organize your books, if you put different types of books in different memory cards. Just choose the card you're in the mood for. Kindle 2 is a little thin, but not enough to make a huge difference. The display area is the same, the page is turning a little faster on the Kindle 2, but not much.
The original Kindle uses two buttons for power and sleep modes with each having its own button. Kindle 2 has a slide switch that controls both. Kindle 2 has something that the original Kindle has no text to speech. If you want to have books read to you the Kindle 2 has this function with two small speakers on the back at the bottom. He has a deep voice computer, you can choose between male or female, and can control the speed at which it is read.
Amazon Kindle 1 exhausted all had a little over 5 hours. Many thousands of users said that Amazon Kindle how Amazon has designed the page turn buttons is very easy to accidentally turn the page before they wanted. Amazon listened and changed this setting in Kindle 2. Kindle 2 has a page button for your time articulated in the opposite direction to make it easy to page forward or back, but almost impossible to do by accident.
The original Kindle comes with its own form of personalized cover to protect it from scratches and dings, the Kindle 2 is buying a beautiful cover for the Kindle 2 can cost $ 40 or more.
The main controls are redesigned the Kindle 2 and now uses a switch means 5 to move the cursor on the screen, it ended with the up and down cursor to the right of the screen. The backs of the units are different, as users of the original Kindle says he can go out with easy handling. Kindle 2 has a back that is plastic, but it looks like brushed aluminum or stainless steel.
Kindle 2, the latest generation now comes with international wireless. The first Kindle 2 had only wireless coverage in the States and was treated by the Sprints 3G network. If you do not live in the United States and that the best thing about the Kindle, the wireless, you'll be happy to know that more than 100 countries are now covered wireless.
That pretty much covers the main differences between the original Kindle and Kindle 2. If you have the original Kindle and plans to buy the Kindle 2 that perhaps this article will help. If you have a Kindle 2 and remember to get the original because of the cheaper price than this may not be a bad idea.