Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2013

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2013
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  • Best display illumination among e-readers.
  • Industry-leading synthesis of content and commerce.
  • Larger bottom bezel is easier to hold.


  • No physical light button.
  • Lacks SD slot.

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By on

In our world of smartphones and tablets, is there still room for e-readers? Well, they may not be as sexy, powerful, or versatile as iPads , Galaxies , or HTC Ones . But then again, sometimes there's a lot to be said for a product that does one job very...

By FoneArena on

Priced at Rs. 10,999 for the WiFi version and Rs. 13,999 for the 3G version, the new Kindle Paperwhite is one of the best eReaders available in the market. Even though it is a minor upgrade, Amazon has improved the screen, making the reading...

By PC Advisor on 80

Some would argue that eReaders are outmoded, with the latest lightweight tablets being just as comfortable to hold for long periods, having higher resolution screens and also able to do a multitude of other things that an eReader can't. Many, such as the...

By Engadget on 93

The new Paperwhite doesn't represent a huge change over last year's version, but even so, a few tweaks have made a great reader even...

By Pocket-lint on 100

If you've been wondering whether to dive in an buy a Kindle, then the 2013 Paperwhite is the model we'd recommend above all of the other Amazon options. The screen illumination is lovely and the touch response is fast enough to make everything...

By CNET UK on 90

This is the best ebook reader in the world right now. Providing you can spare more than £100 to read books, you won't be...

By on 100

Scoring perfect 10s, the 2013 Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader we've ever used. True, that's almost by default on account of it being simply a slightly better version of last year's Paperwhite, but that shouldn't detract from its glory. It shoots...

By Digital Trends on 70

The Kindle Paperwhite isn't a huge upgrade from the first generation, and it didn't need to be. Amazon improved on all of the issues that critics called out last year, and added some great software features on top of that. The high-quality display,...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Faster, with better contrast, the Paperwhite remains the ultimate eBook...

By PCMag on 90

Amazon rewrites the Kindle again, and the result is a refined ebook reader with more speed, polish, and bright, even edge lighting. The Kindle Paperwhite sets the bar high for the competition.

By DigitalVersus on 80

The new Kindle Paperwhite has all the same advantages as the first one (good touch interactions, a responsive, even better-lit screen and a rich ecosystem...), but Amazon's extensive offer notwithstanding, it would still be nice to have a more open...

By TechRadar on 90

The 6th generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best Kindle yet, it's the most cost effective ereader on the market at £109 (in this spec range) and it easily beats the Kobo Aura on performance and design. Although the specifications aren't the best around,...

By Benchmark Reviews on 85

The first Amazon Kindle was released in November 2007. Since that time, Amazon has continued to work to provide readers with a great e-book experience. With it's lightweight design, lighted screen and adjustable fonts the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is a...

By TrustedReviews on 90

The 2013 Kindle Paperwhite is not all that different from the previous model, with a better processor and slightly improved screen. It’s enough to make this the tablet to buy if you’re not upgrading from the previous Paperwhite, though.

By LaptopMag on 80

Proving it is still the king of the E Ink e-readers, Amazon's new Kindle Paperwhite offers nifty new reading features along with a superior backlit...

By T3 on 100

The improvements are small, but significant enough to make this the best Kindle yet and the best ereader around. If you already have a Kindle 4 or below, it's probably worth upgrading for the bonus of that night light. If you have last year's Kindle Paperwhite, however, we suggest you save your pennies.

By PC Advisor on 80

When we reviewed the original Kindle Paperwhite , were impressed with the reading experience. As with any E Ink screen, the Paperwhite is easy to read in bright sunlight. However, the addition of a backlight meant that you could also read it in the dark...

By TechRadar on 90

It might not let you to visit Facebook, send Tweets, watch YouTube, or download the latest Kanye West album, but it displays ebooks, and in the absolute best manner possible. If that's all you're looking for, you can't go wrong with the Paperwhite.

By TechRadar AU on 90

When it made the 2012 Paperwhite, Amazon built the best ereader on the market. Now in 2013 its gone and improved on an already standard smashing design. Great ease of use, impressive battery life and a well rounded ecosystem make it the only pure ereader...

By on 90

At $119 (with special offers), the new Paperwhite is a terrific buy that you won't regret. If you own and love last year's model, there's no huge reason to upgrade; they're similar in a lot of ways, so you won't be missing out. If you've held off on...