The Kindle Touch is coming to several new countries starting April 27th. It is not a surprise that Amazon is releasing a Kindle Touch update ahead of time to get ready for this move. The 5.1.0 software adds customized language support to the Kindle Touch. The Kindle Touch’s interface will now be available in German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Brazilian.
This new update also adds a landscape mode to the Kindle Touch, allowing users to switch orientation when reading. Translating words has been made easily as well. The new Kindle update makes the device more social friendly. Here is a summary of what Kindle Touch owners get with this update:
- Language customization for Kindle Touch
- Landscape mode support
- Instant translation
- Kindle Format 8 support
- Read to Me with Text to Speech
- Twitter/Facebook sharing options
- Onscreen word suggestions
The instructions are already available on Amazon.com. The update will be delivered over WiFi but you can install it manually.