The best device for reading, period.
No Glare in Bright Sunlight
Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the latest Kindle Paperwhite reads like paperno annoying glare, even in bright sunlight.
Won't Tire Your Eyes in the Dark
Paperwhite guides light toward the surface of the display with its next-gen front lightunlike back-lit tablets that shine in your eyesso you can read comfortably without eyestrain. Adjust your screen's brightness for great reading in any light.
Charge Monthly, Not Daily
Kindle Paperwhite won't leave you tethered to an outlet. A single charge can last up to eight weeks (based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at ten), unlike tablets that need to be charged each night.
Read Comfortably with One Hand
Thinner than a pencil, lighter than a paperbackand over 30% lighter than iPad mini. Comfortably hold Kindle Paperwhite in one hand for long reading sessions.
Kindle Paperwhite is purposely designed as a dedicated e-reader. Indulge your love of reading without interruptions like email alerts.
Reads like a book...
Whiter Screen, Darker Text
IMPROVEDEnjoy even better contrast on the latest Kindle Paperwhite. Whites are whiter and blacks are blacker, creating sharp, clear text. The high-resolution display allows for elegant typeface options including Baskerville and Palatino, and all fonts on Kindle Paperwhite have been hand-tuned at the pixel level for maximum readability and comfort.
Fast, Easy Page Turns
IMPROVEDThe new Kindle Paperwhite's processor is 25% faster. Books open and pages turn faster for a seamless experience. Kindle Paperwhite also uses the latest in capacitive touch technology, more accurately responding to the smallest touches.
Flip Through Without Losing Your Place
NEWWith Kindle Paperwhites new Page Flip feature, you can skim page-by-page, scan by chapter, or skip to the end for a sneak peek without losing your place. Show me
Take and Share Notes
Add margin notes that you can edit, delete, or even export from Kindle Paperwhite to your computer. Share highlighted sections and meaningful quotes on Facebook and Twitter, and see passages frequently highlighted by other Kindle readers.
...and goes beyond a book
Look It Up Instantly
IMPROVEDKindle Paperwhite's Smart Lookup feature integrates entries from The New Oxford American Dictionary with information from X-Ray and Wikipedia so you can access definitions, characters, settings, and more without leaving your page or losing your place. Show me
Adjust Your Text Size
Design your own perfect reading experience by increasing the text size to suit you. Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer. Show me
Enhance Your Vocabulary
NEWWords looked up in the dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and instantly see those words in context. Show me
NEWWith a single tap, read the complete text of each footnote without changing your page or losing your place in the book. Show me
Share with Friends on Goodreads
NEWFind your next favorite book. Now the world's largest e-reading community can connect with the world's largest community of book lovers. Join over 20 million other readers and see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read with Goodreads on Kindle. Goodreads on Kindle is only available when connected to WiFi. Show me
NEWEncourage kids to read even more with FreeTime for Kindle Paperwhite. FreeTime lets you create personalized profiles for kids, and give them access to titles from your collection of books. Kids are rewarded with achievement badges that keep track of their personal reading accomplishments. A progress report keeps parents updated on total time spent reading, number of words looked up, badges earned, and books read. Show me
Go Deeper with X-Ray
Exclusive on Kindle, explore the "Bones of the Book". See all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest. Simply press and hold the name to zoom in on a character's bio. Show me
Carry Your Entire Library
Kindle Paperwhite holds up to 1,100 books, so you'll never have to leave your favorite titles behind. With Kindle Paperwhite, you can keep your entire library at hand wherever you go.
Organize Your Books
NEWAs your collection grows, use Cloud Collections to arrange titles in custom categories and see your collections on your other Kindle devices and reading apps.
Squeeze In That Last Chapter
See at a glance how long it will take to finish a chapter or book. Time to Read is personalized based on your reading speed and constantly updated as your speed and habits change. With Time to Read, it's never been easier to decide when to start a new chapter or finish the chapter you're reading. Show me
Pick Up Where You Left Off
Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page location, bookmarks, and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading.
Never Be Without a Book
Shop Amazon's expansive selection, choose a title, and begin reading your next book in seconds. Our fast wireless delivers books in under 60 secondsno computer required.
Translate Passages Instantly
Tap any word or highlight a section to instantly translate into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and more. Translations by Bing Translator.
- Amazons 6" Paperwhite display with exclusive Carta e-paper technology and next-generation built-in light, 212 ppi resolution/pixel density, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale
- Read with one hand
- 2 GB internal storage, stores up to 1,100 books
- Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Fast wireless delivers books in under 60 secondsno computer required
- A single charge lasts up to eight weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 10. Battery life will vary based on light and wireless usage
- Content Formats Supported: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
- With a single tap, read the complete text of each footnote without changing your page or losing your place in the book
- Words looked up in the dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention
- Dimensions: 6.7"(L) x 0.36"(W) x 4.6" (H) (7.3 ounces)
- 1 Year limited Warranty
What's in the Box:
- Kindle Paperwhite
- USB 2.0 charging cable
- Quick Start Guide