stores will begin selling the Kindle 3G at $189 in its
company-owned stores starting March 6.
The device will be the first
dedicated e-reader offered in AT&T owned stores, which will display the
device in connected-device displays that feature laptops and tablets.
In its fourth quarter ending December,
AT&T added 2 million subscriptions for connected devices, bringing its
year-end connected-device subscription base to 11 million.
Kindle 3G connects to Wi-Fi networks
and to AT&T’s 3G network to download books, magazines, newspapers and
personal documents for display on its 6-inch Pearl E Ink display, promoted as readable
in direct sunlight. It can store up to 3,500 books and operate for up to one
month on one battery charge with wireless turned off.