What does Special Offers mean?
If your Kindle device includes Special Offers, you will receive sponsored screen savers and special offers for Kindle books from Amazon directly on your device.
- New, higher resolution display (300 ppi)
- Built-in adjustable light - read day and night
- Unlike tablets, no screen glare, even in bright sunlight
- A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours
- Lighter than a paperback, holds thousands of books
- Now with Bookerly, our exclusive font, hand-crafted from the ground up for faster reading with less eyestrain
- Wi-Fi only
Highest resolution e-reader display:
With twice as many pixels as the previous generation, the all-new Kindle Paperwhite has an improved high-resolution 300 ppi display for crisp, laser quality text. No other e-reader offers a higher resolution display.
No glare in bright sunlight:
Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, Kindle Paperwhite reads like paper.
Read comfortably with one hand:
Lighter than a paperback, comfortably hold Kindle Paperwhite in one hand for those times when you can’t put the book down.
Look it up instantly without leaving your page
Smart Lookup integrates entries from The New Oxford American Dictionary with information from X-Ray and Wikipedia, so you can access definitions, characters, settings, and more without losing your place.
Read more challenging books
Word Wise makes it easier to enjoy and quickly understand more challenging books. Short and simple definitions automatically appear above difficult words, so you can keep reading with fewer
interruptions. Tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions, synonyms, and more. Available on many popular English language titles.
- Display: Amazon’s 6" Paperwhite display with Carta e-paper technology and built-in light, 300 ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale
- Size: 169 mm x 117 mm x 9.1 mm
Weight: 206 grams
- System Requirements: None; fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content
- On-Device Storage: 4 GB internal. Holds more than 1000 books
- Cloud Storage: Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Battery Life: 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. Battery life will vary based on light and wireless usage
- Charge Time: Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable
- 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)
- Content Formats Supported: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
- Documentation: Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle Paperwhite User Guide (pre-installed on device) [PDF]. Additional information in multiple languages available online
Included in the Box:
Kindle Paperwhite, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide