Design and construction make it a joy to hold.
Great battery life.
Amazon's massive ebook selection.
Performance is snappy.
Great front-lit display.
No headphone jack.
Light creates dark spots at bottom of screen.
AC adapter sold separately.
Ads on cheaper models.
3G option is pricey.
Less comfortable to hold than the Nook.
No expandable memory.
By The Verge on October 07, 2013
Now Amazon’s working on the white-haired, bespectacled librarian we all grew up with that knew everything that was happening in our books, and knew exactly what we’d want to read next. Put her into the Paperwhite, and Amazon will have built a library I won’t ever want to leave.90
By Pocket-lint on September 05, 2013
Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Paperwhite , its eBook reader that offers an illuminated display. We were big fans of the original 2012 version, but can Amazon go one better in 2013? Yes, it can. The new Kindle Paperwhite has the same...-
By TechTree on August 21, 2013
The five-crore question is how much of an impact does illumination have on the Paperwhite's battery life. Amazon claims an uptime of eight weeks calculated at a usage of 30 minutes a day with Wi-Fi switched off and the light level set at ten. The...70
By Tech2 on June 27, 2013
Going by the overall performance and ease of use, not to forget the quality of display, the Paperwhite is undoubtedly one of the best e-readers available in the market. It is available in two variants – you can opt for the Wi-Fi only model that...80
By TechSmart.co.za on April 11, 2013
E-ink readers have hardly had the easiest of times over the last couple of years, as tablets, first of the 9.7” and 10” variety, and then the more reading friendly 7-inchers, stole their limelight. Indeed, for a while it looked like e-ink...-
By Computeractive on December 20, 2012
If one of your New Year's resolutions is to read more, then an ebook reader can help. Although lighter than a hardback, these ultraportable gadgets can carry a small library's worth of books and far better suited for reading novels than a...-
By The Inquirer on November 26, 2012
THE KINDLE PAPERWHITE is Amazon's first touchscreen model with an illuminated screen. It supersedes the Kindle Touch model that came out in the UK in April, which is no longer on...80
By V3.co.uk on November 22, 2012
The Kindle Paperwhite is a great addition to the Amazon e-reader stable, with the same impressive battery and e-ink screen but a handy light added to the touch display. But there are a few niggles around the interface and Amazon eco-system, and we...80
By T3 on November 21, 2012
Turn on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and you’ll wonder how you ever coped with yesterday’s ereaders. The light is cool and clear, the new fonts are much easier on the eye, and the reading features are simply seamless.80
By PCAdvisor on November 16, 2012
Thanks to Amazon's unparalleled ebook library and ease of use, the Paperwhite is a fantastic ereader to own. The screen is excellent, both the light and touch elements, and the whole device is well built. Kobo's Glo is a good alternative if you think you need more storage, as it has a micro SD card slot, and it's also £10 cheaper.90