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Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with more than 2x the Storage, Free 4G LTE + Wi-Fi (32GB)

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  • The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet—with a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight.
  • Now waterproof, so you’re free to read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or in the bath.
  • Enjoy twice the storage with 8 GB. Or choose 32 GB to hold even more titles.
  • A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.
  • The built-in adjustable light lets you read indoors and outdoors, day and night.
  • Get instant access to over 5 million titles, including new releases and best sellers.
  • This device does not support playback of Audible audiobooks.

Pack lighter, travel farther

Our thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, with a sleek, modern design so you can read comfortably for hours. Features our signature 300 ppi, glare-free Paperwhite display, laser-quality text, and twice the storage of the previous generation. Plus a single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.

Goes beyond a book

Adjust the text size and boldness and read with Kindle-exclusive fonts, hand tuned to provide maximum readability. Whispersync lets you seamlessly switch between reading on your Kindle and Kindle app without losing your place (requires Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + free cellular connectivity).

Finding new stories has never been easier with Kindle. Enjoy access to Kindle exclusive titles you won’t find anywhere else. Prime members have unlimited access to over a thousand books and more. With Kindle Unlimited get access to over one million titles.

Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity

Wi-Fi

A Kindle e-reader with Wi-Fi is a great choice if you already have a high-speed internet connection and wireless router set up in your home.

Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity

Wi-Fi + free cellular connectivity uses the same wireless signals that mobile phones use but with no monthly fees or commitments—Amazon pays for cellular connectivity. Using wireless connectivity to make other services available, such as wireless delivery of personal documents, may require an additional charge. For more information, see the Connectivity and Availability section of the Amazon Device Terms of Use

Make it personal

Designed by Amazon to perfectly fit your Kindle, these slim, form-fitting covers attach securely and fold back for one-handed reading. They automatically put your Kindle to sleep when closed and wake upon opening, making it easy to get back to your story. Learn more

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Screen Size 6" glare-free 6" glare-free 7" glare-free
Storage 8 GB 8 GB or 32 GB 8 GB or 32 GB
Resolution 167 ppi 300 ppi 300 ppi
Front Light 4 LEDs 5 LEDs 25 LEDs
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Wi-Fi connectivity Wi-Fi Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity

Technical Details

Display

Amazon's 6” Paperwhite display technology with E Ink Carta and built-in light, 300ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.

Size

167 x 116 x 8.18 mm.

Weight

Wi-Fi: 182 g Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity: 191 g Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

System Requirements

None; fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content.

On-Device Storage

8 GB or 32 GB; holds thousands of books.

Cloud Storage

Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.

Battery Life

A single charge lasts up to six (6) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life will vary based on light settings, wireless usage.

Charge Time

Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable or fully charges in less than 3 hours with a 5W USB power adapter.

Wi-Fi Connectivity

Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Accessibility Features

VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, provides spoken feedback allowing you to navigate your device and read books with text-to-speech (available in English only). Kindle Paperwhite also includes the ability to invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.

Content Formats Supported

Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion.

Documentation

Quick Start Guide; Kindle Paperwhite User Guide [PDF]. Additional information in multiple languages available online.

Warranty and Service

Kindle Paperwhite is sold with a limited warranty of one year provided by the manufacturer. This Limited Warranty does not restrict or alter any non-excludable statutory consumer protections or rights you may have, including under the Australian Consumer Law. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.

Included in the Box

Kindle Paperwhite, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide.

Waterproofing

Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 metres of fresh water for 60 minutes. Learn more.

Generation

All-new Kindle Paperwhite 10th Generation - 2018 release.


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