The 6″ Amazon Kindle e-reader is now available (today) for use overseas with free wireless where available. Note that this is not the larger Kindle DX, but the same 6″ US reader with International support in over 100 countries. The Kindle store features over 350,000 titles plus magazines, blogs and worldwide newspapers.
The international version costs only $20 more than the US version, so this is the better device for US folks that travel a lot. Click the link to see the countries supported.
Here’s a quick recap of the main features: 6″ diagonal E-Ink screen, stores approx 1500 books (2GB), weighs 10.2oz, USB 2.0, battery lasts up to 4 days with wireless on.
More info from the manufacturer
(Please note prices are subject to change and the listed price is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of posting)