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Kindle order: Is it coming?, Is 3G worth it?

post #1 of 4
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So I orderd a kindle back towards the end of December/beginning of Jan and recently I checked my orders and I cant find it there.

I received an email saying it would ship on the 19th and I never canceled it.

Can anyone tell me if I was looking in the wrong spot or if this is normal? I never received an email saying I would not be getting it for any reason, so I assume it is still coming. But that backorder is pretty long so I guess its just in very high demand.
Edited by james_ant - 1/11/11 at 11:05am
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post #2 of 4
if your amazon order page doesn't show it, and you haven't been billed for it, it may have been canceled and you didn't see the email.

Contact amazon CSR with your original Order # and have them look it up.
post #3 of 4
If it's backordered and if they are estimating that they should be able to ship it out on the 19th, then I'd trust it - especially if it's being shipped and sold by Amazon.com.
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Turns out I somehow had two accounts registered to the same email. I had to change the password to the one with the kindle on it to get into it.

I can see it in my orders now.

Now I'm debating canceling it and reordering the one with 3g. Does anyone know how fast the 3g is and if they limit you at all in terms of websites? For example, can I read OCN on the kindle over 3g if I'm in the car or something?
Edited by james_ant - 1/11/11 at 10:58am
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