Great news if you’ve got obtained 1 of the simple Kindle ereaders, the least expensive $eighty or £60 product – centered on an up-to-date listing for the products on Amazon’s web-site, assistance for Audible audiobooks is heading to be included in the “coming months” (however at the moment this only shows up on the US web-site).
That will set the device on a par with the manufacturer new Kindle Oasis, enabling you to hear to audiobooks straight from the ereaders themselves, and even switch amongst the textual content and audio variations of titles if you personal equally.
As with the Oasis, you can expect to require Bluetooth speakers or headphones to hear in, since the Kindles do not have a three.5mm headphone jack or crafted-in speakers. As extensive as you’ve got obtained some form of wi-fi listening package up and jogging, you can expect to be superior to go.
Hold out for it
Apparently the upgraded abilities will be arriving as an around-the-air update in the close to future, but so much you can find no word on whether or not the middle Kindle designs – the Paperwhite and the Voyage – are heading to get the similar therapy.
At the time of the Oasis announcement, Amazon did hint at some sort of upgrade for the older designs, but now it is in black and white on the Amazon web-site. Those of you with extensive reminiscences could remember that the quite to start with Kindle back again in 2007 had assistance for Audible audiobooks, prior to the aspect (and built-in audio assistance) obtained ditched.
Even though “coming months” is a minimal obscure from Amazon, it is superior to know the aspect is on the way – and it could make a difference to your purchasing strategies as we strategy Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
By means of The Verge