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Kindle Gets Some Competition

Though not a very popular category, it also had its share of limelight in this CES. It was started by Samsung which unveiled two new E-book readers with a 6 inch and a 10 inch display. Both of them ship with a stylus to scribble on the device while you read it. Sony’s had an entire line-up of e-book readers, some of them with touchscreens and a downloadable applications. Spring also showed some innovation by adding a second, colored screen for web access, to its E-book reader.

Plastic Logic also showed an E-book which was for “Mobile Professionals”, known as the Que. This is still a category which has been dominated by the Amazon Kindle for long, and the entry of giants in this market benefits the consumer by competitive prices and greater variety.