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View Poll Results: Kindle 3 Wi-Fi or 3G+WiFi?
Wi-Fi Only 205 53.11%
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:27 PM   #1
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Will you buy the Kindle 3G or Kindle WiFi?

I ordered the 3G+Wifi. What will you guys be ordering? Just curious .
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:36 PM   #2
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:39 PM   #3
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I have no idea, I'm confused. Just this morning I pre-ordered wifi only. 10 minutes ago I canceled that order and ordered 3g + wifi. And now... I'm thinking about canceling that one because I'm not sure how will that work for international users.

Oh, the dilemma!

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Old 07-29-2010, 12:46 PM   #4
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I ordered the wi-fi only option. I figured I'd mainly do the buying of books from home, plus anywhere I tend to go isn't that far from a wi-fi access point nowadays. If all came to all, and for some reason I desperately needed to get a book & couldn't easily access a wi-fi point I could use my phone as a modem.
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:47 PM   #5
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I have no idea, I'm confused. Just this morning I pre-ordered wifi only. 10 minutes ago I canceled that order and ordered 3g + wifi. And now... I'm thinking about canceling that one because I'm not sure how will that work for international users.

Oh, the dilemma!
Hmm... Where you live, do you have AT&T coverage? If so, I would spend the extra $50. 3G is just much more convenient.
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:50 PM   #6
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I went for the 3G+WiFi with an apple green cover. Honestly the WiFi only would probably have been enough, but...
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Old 07-29-2010, 01:01 PM   #7
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Hmm... Where you live, do you have AT&T coverage? If so, I would spend the extra $50. 3G is just much more convenient.
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Old 07-29-2010, 01:04 PM   #8
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Doesn't look like they currently have any coverage there. Unless you travel often, I would just save your money and get the WiFi only version.
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Wifi. Currently I have no 3G coverage where I live, and I do have a wifi network. So it is a no brainer to save $50.

Apparently AT&T wifi hotspots will be free (no password required), and when traveling I almost always have free wifi where I'm staying.

Finally, I'm planning to get a Droid X when Android 2.2 is available on it. It will allow sharing its 3G with up to 5 wifi devices. I'll be able to extend this to my laptop and new Kindle. Of course I'll be paying for that ability but adding Kindle will not add to the cost.
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Old 07-29-2010, 01:07 PM   #10
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I went for the 3G+WiFi with an apple green cover. Honestly the WiFi only would probably have been enough, but...
Hmm... Would you recommend that I get a new cover? I'm afraid the cover I have for my Kindle 2i will be too big (here it is:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0037ZTI1W).
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Old 07-29-2010, 01:07 PM   #11
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I bought the Wifi only model. I'm not a big fan of AT&T 3G anyway as it is flaky even in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro where I live. It reminds of the 1960s when we had to constantly re-adjust the rabbit ears antenna on our TV to pick up stations! If you don't hold the phone, Kindle, etc. just right and go to the proper room in the house, you probably will lose the connection. And when I do have connection it is rarely 3G! WiFi in my case will be rock solid and faster. For those with good 3G coverage, then 3G is a good option.
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Hmm... Would you recommend that I get a new cover? I'm afraid the cover I have for my Kindle 2i will be too big (here it is:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0037ZTI1W).
Well that cover will certainly have a looser fit than it does for the K2, but I'd think it will work if you don't mind that.
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Old 07-29-2010, 01:12 PM   #13
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In my opinion, assuming you have coverage in your area, the free web browsing and not having to worry about being in Wifi range for Whispersync easily justifies the extra $50 on the 3G model.
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Doesn't look like they currently have any coverage there. Unless you travel often, I would just save your money and get the WiFi only version.
I'm not sure, is this it?
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Old 07-29-2010, 01:22 PM   #15
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Went for the 3G + Wi-Fi model (White) with a Steel Blue Cover (one without the light). Now I have to wait a whole month for it!!! This month better fly past
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