Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader features a long-lasting battery so you can read for weeks on a single charge.
Read up on favorite subjects or spend lunch breaks immersed in a favorite novel with this Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader. This handheld device features a 6-inch high-resolution display, providing a clear view for reading. The built-in adjustable light lets you choose the right brightness level for virtually any lighting condition, and the glare-free screen means you can use this e-reader outside on bright, sunny days. With its lightweight, compact design, this e-reader allows comfortable one-hand use. The 4GB of internal storage provides ample space for holding your favorite novels or industry magazines, which means you don't have to carry heavy books during your daily commute. The unique Page Flip feature recreates the experience of turning pages in a book with just the swipe of a finger, and adjustable text size provides custom options for more comfortable reading. Use the Smart Lookup feature to find definitions of uncommon words, and export notes or sections of text to a PDF for sharing with colleagues or friends. Featuring access to the vast Amazon Kindle library, this Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader provides countless options for daily reading.
6" touchscreen high-resolution display (300 ppi) with built-in light
4GB on-device storage holds thousands of books
Automatically backs up your entire books library free in the cloud
Email documents, including Word, PDF, and more directly to your Kindle and read them in Kindle format
Integrated dictionary, Wikipedia, and X-Ray functions let you learn about definitions, characters, settings, and more without leaving the page
Time to Read is personalized based on your reading speed, and is constantly updated as your speed and habits change
Tap any word or highlight a section to instantly translate it into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and more
Supports Wi-Fi networks that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standards with support for WEP, WPA, WPA2, and WPS security
A single charge lasts up to six weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 10
High-Resolution Display for Next-Generation Reading With a high-resolution 300ppi display, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite offers twice as many pixels as the previous generation for laser-sharp text. It also includes Bookerly, a handcrafted font designed specifically for digital screens. Inspired by the best fonts in modern print books, Bookerly is a warm and contemporary font offering great readability at any size.
Enjoy Comfortable Reading in Any Setting Unlike backlit tablets that shine in your eyes, the built-in front light of the Kindle Paperwhite guides light toward the surface of the display, so your eyes won't tire in the dark. With sharp dark text and a glare-free screen, the Kindle Paperwhite reads like paper even in bright sunlight. You can also adjust the screen's brightness and choose from eight text sizes for comfortable reading.
Lightweight, Portable Design for Hours of Uninterrupted Reading The Kindle Paperwhite is lighter than a paperback and thinner than a pencil, so you can comfortably read for long periods of time with one hand. The long battery life ensures that you can go weeks on a single charge, and the 4GB internal storage can hold up to 1,000 books. Unlike tablets, the Kindle Paperwhite is specifically designed for reading and prevents distractions such as notifications and alerts.
Features That Go beyond Basic Reading Integrated dictionary, Wikipedia, and X-Ray functions let you learn about definitions, characters, settings, and more without leaving the page. Vocabulary Builder and Word Wise help you enhance your vocabulary and read more challenging books, and Page Flip enables you to flip through text without losing your place. You can also take notes or export them directly to your computer or use Goodreads to see what your friends are reading and rate the books you've read. Kindle Paperwhite can also estimate the time it will take you to finish the book or chapter you're reading on the basis of your personalized reading speed.
Enjoy Kindle Books on Multiple Devices The Kindle app for smartphones, tablets, and computers allows you to read your purchased Kindle e-books on any of your devices. Amazon Whispersync technology enables you to switch seamlessly between your e-reader and other portable devices without having to remember the last page you read. Your Kindle library is automatically backed up in the cloud, so you can wirelessly re-download your e-books for free without having to worry about losing them.
Helps Kids Improve Reading Skills Kindle FreeTime is designed to provide kids with a simple and fun way to enjoy reading, with achievement badges to celebrate their reading milestones. Word Wise offers short definitions above difficult words to help kids improve vocabulary and continue to read more challenging books. Parents can receive reports on their kids' reading habits and progress.
Package Contents Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, USB 2.0 charging cable, and Quick Start Guide.
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High-resolution, built-in light, glare-free
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Approximately four hours from a computer via USB cable