Amazon has introduced the all-new Kindle Paperwhite which is thinner(8.18mm), lighter(182g), and comes with more storage compared to the previous gen devices. The new Kindle Paperwhite comes with a sleek flush-front display, and waterproofing so you can read comfortably anywhere.
It comes with a 6-inch, high resolution 300 ppi display, laser-quality text that reads like real paper. It also includes five LEDs and an adjustable front light for a uniform, glare-free display even direct sunlight. The Kindle Paperwhite features a sleek, flush-front design and a back made of soft, easy-to-grip material so it rests easily in your hand. It is designed to withstand accidental splash in the rain, drops in the bathtub, hot tub, pool, and beach. It is IPX8 rated to protect against immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to one hour. It is available in two storage options- 8 GB and 32 GB for storing larger libraries for avid readers. Features of the new Kindle Paperwhite
- The new home experience makes it easier to find your next read based on your reading history, including books that are free for you to read from Kindle Unlimited or Prime Reading.
- Easily personalize your reading with reading settings, selecting the font, boldness level, and orientation settings you prefer, all from the main menu and quickly switch between those settings.
- Whispersync—Saves and synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks, and annotations from your Kindle eBooks across all of your Kindle devices and apps, so you can always pick up where you left off on any device, whether you’re reading or listening.
- Goodreads—Kindle is integrated with the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations, with over 50 million members, 1.3 billion books added, and 47 million book reviews.
- X-Ray—Explore the “Bones of the Book”—see all of the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places, or topics of interest.
- Word Wise—Available on many popular English language titles, 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.
- Smart Lookup—Integrates a full dictionary definition with other reference information via X-Ray and Wikipedia.
Pricing and Availability
The all-new Kindle Paperwhite is priced at INR 12,999 for the 8 GB WiFi model and INR 17,999 for the 32 GB model, which comes with 4G+WiFi support. Both models are available for pre-order currently. The 8 GB model will ship from November 14 and the 32 GB model will ship in the coming months. For a limited time, you get three months of Kindle Unlimited subscription for free on pre-orders, in addition to a free 3-month KU subscription, buyers will get a 2-year extended warranty for all pre-ordered devices
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