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If you are a kind reader, you must have thought of buying an e-reader to replace your paper books. Among all e-reader producers, Amazon is a big name with their Kindles. In its 7 years of history, Kindle series offer a great reading experience for millions users around the worlds. The Kindles allow you to shop, download and read e-books, newspapers and magazines through an e-ink display, which offers reading experience nearly similar to real paper.

What helps Amazon dominate the e-reader market is the company’s effort to keep their devices at low costs with the hope that their e-book sales would get their back. For now, you can get an entry level Kindle for just $79 or spend $139 for the Paperwhite 3, which has better performance thanks to its hardware.
The highest ranked e-ink Kindle, also the most expensive one, is Kindle Voyage. The first model of Kindle Voyage was released last year. As rumors keep talking about the Kindle Voyage 2’s release in this November, let see what people would expect to have in this e-reader.
Since the Paperwhite got its big upgrade with the same battery, the same 6-inch 300 dpi screen and the same memory like Voyage has, people will probably choose the cheaper one. With $80 higher in price, the current Voyage only has some better features like catchier design, PagePress and the ambient light sensor. So customers may be right to think that Amazon will bring significant changes to e-reader technologies with their Kindle Voyage 2.
In all the current e-readers, when you turn the pages, you will surely notice the flicker appear after many pages and then the reader must refresh its screen. The same thing does not happen when you read books on your mobile phone or PC using Kindle app because these devices use LCD, not e-paper. This drawback is hoped not to be seen in Kindle Voyage 2 with the use of the new Freescale I.MX 7 1 GHZ dual core processor, which will help to boost up the whole system and enhance page turns in particular.
Users may give up on their hope that Amazon will ever support ePub format, spare a space for a memory card slot, or bring colors to the e-ink display. These are unlikely to happen and none would be coming to the Kindle Voyage 2.
You should expect much more realistic changes like an improvement in the frontlight, larger screen, a 3.5mm audio jack to bring back audiobook, faster chip or bigger memory capacity. The page buttons need to be improved, giving users the good feeling of turning pages like they used to have on the old models. Waterproof is also a good idea as Amazon’s rival, Kobo, has already introduced its Kobo Aura H2O and gained popularity in the past year. For such high price, waterproof seems to be a reasonable feature.
E-ink technology has probably been at its peak. Hardly can any e-reader producers change the way the display operates. However, what if they had made e-paper to the next level, who knows?

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