Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite features a 6" screen with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution (212 PPI), it packs a built-in WiFi and 2GB of internal storage.

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By Ubergizmo on

Fantastic for book readers) As far as the Kindle Paperwhite goes, it's arguably the best e-reader you can buy if you're a book worm. It's a single-purpose device that allows you to focus on the words and cut out all of the distractions of today's...

By on 80

Price : From $180 (2GB, Wi-Fi) | Web :'s Kindle Paperwhite e-reader has one key difference over its forebears — it packs an illuminated, edge-lit screen so you can read more easily in the dark. That does come at a slight price...

By GadgetSpeak on 88

The original Amazon Kindle eBook Reader was quickly followed by the Kindle Touch model. This version, in turn, gave way to the current Kindle offering named the...

By Good Gear Guide on 85

Amazon has gone to great lengths to imbue the Kindle Paperwhite with the kind of texture reserved for hardcopy novels. The capacitive, always-legible and well backlit screen delivers an near-flawless experience, and the Paperwhite's ease of use is so...

By Wired on 90

The new Paperwhite isn't a huge leap forward compared to Amazon's first model. But unlike the smartphone world where marginal updates are supplemented with features no one will actually use, the Paperwhite's incremental updates are actually useful. Are...

By The Verge on 90

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.

By Pocket-lint on

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 70

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...

By ConsumerSearch on

If you're looking for a top-notch ebook reader with a lit screen, reviewers say the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite's incredibly detailed E Ink display, fast and responsive controls, abundant extras and massive book library make it a great choice. However, it's...

By Tech2 on 80

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...

By on 80

A more advanced, more expensive sibling of the Kindle 5, the Paperwhite initially seems identical to its line-mate. Turn it on, and there's one major difference, though: the e-ink screen is now a self-illuminating e-ink touchscreen. Furthermore, it's...

By on

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 readers such...

By on

It is perhaps because I have kind of reached terminal velocity myself – seriously, in most fields, I'm already about as good as I'm going to get – that I have become interested in the idea of gadgets getting to the point where they can't be significantly...

By Computeractive on

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 tablet. The...

By The Inquirer on 80

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...

By on 80

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...

By T3 on 80

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.

By PCAdvisor on 90

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.

By TheTelegraph on 80

Yet the Kindle is just an ereader – for £159 you can have a Kindle Fire HD or a Google Nexus 7. These are tablets that will let you read books, but also browse the web, download apps and check your emails too.

By TechRadar on 90

Minor issues aside, Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is more aces than not. It has the same primary advantage of every Kindle and Amazon device: the largest selection of digital reading material anywhere.