Amazon.com delivered two amazing new Kindles this week, the touch-based Kindle Touch eBook reader and the Kindle Fire tablet. Here are some photos of the new Kindle Touch, which compare it to the previous generation Kindle and show off the new periodical reading experience.

I'll be reviewing the Amazon Kindle Touch in the coming week.

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Amazon cheaps out, as always, on the packaging

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What's in the box: Kindle Touch and charging cable, but no power plug

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Beautiful grayscale lock screen

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The new default periodical view

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An alternative periodical view that's similar to the previous version

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Kindle Touch (top) and Kindle Fire (bottom)

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Kindle Touch (left) and previous generation Kindle (right)

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Kindle Touch home screen