ibooks_for_iphone

Apple has released iBooks 1.1 for iPhone (iOS 4 required) and iPad. Shown off during WWDC 2010, it adds some oft-demanded features such as notes, bookmarks, and the syncing of both of those and highlights -- including between devices.

We'll be back with a review later, but here's the boilerplate for now:

  • Enjoy a complimentary copy of the beautifully illustrated classic, Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne.
  • Download many of your favorite books from the included iBookstore.
  • Read a free sample of any book on the iBookstore before making it part of your collection.
  • Reorder your books on your bookshelf or browse them in a list sorted by title, author, or category.
  • Easily adjust your screen brightness to find the perfect lighting for any environment.
  • Change the font size and pick from five included type faces to make your books more comfortable to read.
  • Find a word, character, or phrase anywhere in your book with the built-in search feature.
  • Quickly find a specific page using the page navigator at the bottom of every page.
  • Highlight your favorite passages with the built-in bookmarking feature.
  • Add books in the industry-standard ePub electronic book format to iTunes and sync them to iPad.
  • iBooks supports amazing accessibility features in iPad, such as speaking the words on a given page.

You trying it out? If so, what do you think? How does it compare to iBooks on iPad? To Kindle or Stanza?