The Kindle 2 is now available for pre-order through Amazon.com. At $359 shipped, the new device features “a new easy-to-use 5-way controller, enabling precise on-screen navigation for selecting text to highlight or looking up words.” Product page. Video after the break.

Kindle’s page-turning buttons are located on both sides, allowing you to read and turn pages comfortably with one hand from any position. The page-turn buttons now flex inward to prevent any accidental page turns when picking up or handling Kindle.

[via Amazon]