The rumors were true: Amazon has launched a new, larger Kindle e-book reader yesterday: the Kindle DX. The display is a large 9.7" 1200x824 (at 150 ppi) E Ink display, with 16 shades of gray. It will cost 489$, and it's available for pre-order.
Here's the complete feature list of the new DX. Finally, another nice shot of the new Kindle DX: