Indiaplaza, the Indian internet retailer announced the availability of the Amazon Kindle e-book reader in Indian Rupees.
The Kindle has been available in India from amazon.com for a while now but customers can now purchase the Kindle and pay conveniently in Indian Rupees.
The Kindle 3 comes at an all inclusive price, duty-paid for & with free home delivery across India and customers can choose from two models – Wi-fi and Wi-fi with 3G.
While the Wi-fi model is available at Rs. 8950, the higher model with Wi-fi and 3G is priced at Rs. 11,850.
With the proliferation of e-book readers and a distinct shift to consumption of digital content, it is expected that millions of customers in India will find the convenience of ordering the Kindle in Rupees very tempting.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Sriram Ravi from Indiaplaza said “Since 1999, Indiaplaza has pioneered the concept of
The Kindle has instant wireless access to Amazon.com and their huge number of e-books (over 115,000 and growing). Users can read newspapers, subscribe to magazines and blogs, and even play audio files such as MP3’s or audio books. Kindle 3 can store 3500 and more eBooks.
Indiaplaza.in, offers around 8 million products, has over 1.5 million customers and is targeting half a million transactions in this year. [source]