Highest resolution e-reader display
NewWith twice as many pixels as the previous generation, the all-new Kindle Paperwhite has an improved high-resolution 300 ppi display for crisp, laser quality text. No other e-reader offers a higher resolution display.
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 built-in 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.
Sharp, dark text
Enjoy text that reads like the printed page. All fonts have been hand-tuned at the pixel level for maximum readability and comfort.
Take and share notes
Add margin notes that you can edit, delete, or even export from your device to your computer. Share highlighted sections and meaningful quotes on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads, and see passages frequently highlighted by other Kindle readers.
Flip through without losing your place
With Page Flip, you can skim page-by-page, scan by chapter, or skip to the end for a sneak peek without losing your place.
Read comfortably in one hand
Lighter than most paperback books, comfortably hold Kindle in one hand for long reading sessions.
Kindle is purposely designed as a dedicated e-reader. Indulge your love of reading without interruptions like email alerts or push notifications
Look it up instantly
Smart Lookup 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.
Share your library with family
NewFamily Library links your Amazon account to that of your spouse or partner. For the first time, you and your family can access and easily share not only your own Kindle books, but also books from the Amazon account of a spouse or partner.
Read more challenging books
NewWord Wise, available on many popular English language titles, makes it easier to enjoy and quickly understand more challenging books. Short and simple definitions automatically appear above difficult words, so you can keep reading with fewer interruptions. Tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions, synonyms, and more. You can adjust the number of hints you see with a simple slider.
Learn more about a book before you start
NewWith About This Book, see information about the book as you start to read, including its place in a series and author information, plus mark it as "Currently Reading" on Goodreads. Show me
NewIt's even easier to find what you are looking for by combining and previewing results from your Library, Goodreads, and the Kindle Store on the same page.
Carry your entire library
Kindle holds thousands of books, so you'll never have to leave your favorite titles behind.
With a single tap, read the complete text of each footnote without losing your place in the book.
Never be without a book
Shop Amazons expansive selection, choose a title, and begin reading your next book in under 60 secondsno computer required.
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 is constantly updated as your speed and habits change.
Share with friends on Goodreads
With Goodreads on Kindle, you can connect with the largest online community of book lovers, see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read. With deeper integration, you can purchase books without leaving Goodreads on Kindle, and update your reading status more quickly from your device. Some Goodreads on Kindle features are only available when connected to Wi-Fi.
Expanded X-Ray for books
X-Ray lets you 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. X-Rays new timeline view lets you easily flip through notable passages to remind yourself of whats happened in the book, or navigate easily through images.
Enhance your vocabulary
Words 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.
Adjust your text size
Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer.
Organize your books
Arrange your books into custom categories by using Cloud Collections.
Pick up where you left off
Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks, and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading.
Translate passages instantly
Tap any word or highlight a section to instantly translate it into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and more. Translations are provided by Bing Translator.
Read on your smartphone, tablet, or computer
For those times when you don't have your Kindle with you, just download the Kindle app for your smartphone, tablet, or computer to read your Kindle books
Never lose your place
Amazon's Whispersync technology remembers where you left off in a book, so you can seamlessly switch between your Kindle and the Kindle app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer without ever losing your place.