Great news for those that like to read in languages using different scripts. The new amazon Kindle 3 can display a much wider variety of languages than ever before. Use your new Kindle 3 to display Chinese amongst other new characters and scripts.
You can now use the new Kindle 6″ wireless reading device to display eBooks in scripts other than that used for the English language:
- The Kindle 3 will display Chinese characters in both their traditional and simplified form. This gives consumers are far wider choice of eBook Readers to choose from. Prior to the upgrade of the Kindle 3 to display Chinese, the key choice for those hoping to read Chinese characters was the Hanvon WiseReader.
- In addition you can now display Japanese text on the newest Kindle reader.
- Cyrillic script used in the Russian language can now be displayed.
- Korean characters open the Kindle 3 up to a whole new market.
- Both Latin and Greek scripts can be displayed fully with the new Kindle 3.
And, for those feeling a little left out, the English script has had a makeover too. You can choose to display text in Caecilia font, a condensed version of Caecilia, and a sans serif option. Of course you still get the ability to change font sizes (there are currently eight font sizes to choose from).
Now of course the basic menus, dictionery and so on are still all using the English language script. But nevertheless this advancement in multi character support (particularly the new Kindle 3 Chinese display capability) will open the Kindle 3 up to a much wider range of consumers. From language students, to those simply lucky enough to read in their home language, the new Kindle is a great step forward.