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Old 10-04-2011, 06:44 PM   #1
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I am upgrading from a K3 with 3G and WiFi to a Kindle Touch with the same and special offers. Anyone else? If so, why are you and if not, why not? Just curious....
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:10 PM   #2
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I've ordered one for review purposes anyway but I think that I'll transition from K3 to KT as my main reading device because I like smaller form factor achieved by eliminating keyboard, but on-screen keyboard + 5 way is too much hassle to use. So on-screen touch keyboard is a nice compromise. KT also doesn't cut costs like K4NT (audio, 3G, battery)
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:45 PM   #3
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I have no plans to upgrade. I like my K3 just fine, and actually prefer the buttons to a touch screen.
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:02 PM   #4
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Yep, I'm making the switch. Plan on getting the KTSOwf. I don't like the keyboard, because I don't use it. I welcome the smaller form factor of the Touch.
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:12 PM   #5
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No plans to buy since the one I have works just fine, but if the K3 were to suffer some sort of misfortune, I'd be open to the Touch.
Of course, I would have to try it out since I haven't really cared for any of the touch screen e-readers that I've tried so far. Try to turn the page and I end up highlighting a bunch of text; try to tap a word to bring up the dictionary and I end up turning the page.
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:14 PM   #6
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I had planned too but the verdict is still out. I'm now leaning towards a PRS-T1 instead. But I will say if the touch had been out I would of gotten it instead of the K4 NT probably.
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:14 PM   #7
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I was seriously considering (I love having the latest tech), but then I decided that I would rather keep my free internet
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:36 PM   #8
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You betcha. I've been wanting a Special Offers Kindle, and I do like using the touchscreen on my Sony 950.

I don't consider it an "upgrade," so much as a complement to my existing Kindles.
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:00 AM   #9
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Old 10-05-2011, 03:27 AM   #10
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If the screen is better then the K4 I will gladly upgrade but if the same screen is the same as the K4 then I am keeping my K3.
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:30 AM   #11
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I was seriously considering (I love having the latest tech), but then I decided that I would rather keep my free internet
I still have one on order in case Amazon has a change of heart, but failing that I will be canceling and will just keep the K3 3G, the upgrades to the Touch aren't enough to make up for the loss of 3G web access
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:43 AM   #12
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I feel the same as Pigeon, it's not a replacement for my K3, it's a complement. I ordered the Kindle Touch as soon as it was announced but I plan on keeping my K3.
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:45 AM   #13
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I am upgrading from a K3 with 3G and WiFi to a Kindle Touch with the same and special offers. Anyone else? If so, why are you and if not, why not? Just curious....
No, because Amazon are not currently making the Touch available to people outside the US.
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:48 AM   #14
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Not quite the situation for me. I have moved to the iPad 2 as my reader of choice. My Kindle 3 is now the property of my fiancee. I did however pre-order a Kindle Touch for my mom's birthday present, with a purple lighted case .
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