Kindle II to Launch in February?

Gadget rumours are flying like crazy with the New York Times Blog speculating that Amazon will be releasing an updated Kindle on February 9th.

The Boy Genius Report posted this photos, purported to be leaked from Amazon of the updated device.

Version the Second has thinner casing but the revamp is mostly inside out. The new microchip will allow for faster refreshes and a ‘generally more responsive screen’. Responsive to requests for Kindle to debut north of the border? Not yet.