Kindle 2 Drops Price Again to $259, Adds International Flavour For $279

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Amazon just dropped the price of the Kindle 2 again, down to $259. They've also introduced a US & International wireless version for $279, which ships October 19.


The international version will work in "over 100 countries and territories", but Amazon doesn't specify if there are any additional charges for using it in a place other than the one where you bought it. It also looks like AT&T is the one that will be providing overseas roaming coverage for the GSM version. [Amazon]


Update: Ah, here's the bonus price.

Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases are $9.99, unless marked otherwise. When traveling abroad, you can download books wirelessly from the Kindle Store or your Archived Items for a fee of $1.99

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I'm starting to become more and more interested in this device. I'm tired of dropping hundreds and hundreds of dollars on college books.

Unfortunately, I need color for my design classes, which the Kindle cannot display with the current E-Ink technology...

booooooo. :(