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Compared to the original Kindle, the Paperwhite has 62% more pixels for unsurpassed resolution, 25% better contrast touchscreen with built-in light and long battery life. The innovative built-in light evenly illuminates the screen to provide the perfect reading experience in all lighting conditions, even sunlight.
Patented built-in light
Evenly illuminates the screen to provide the perfect reading experience in all lighting conditions, from bright sunlight to bedtime reading.
6" high-contrast, high-resolution touch screen
With optimized font technology, 212 ppi for exceptionally sharp, clear text and images.
8-week battery life
On a single charge with wireless off, even with the light on. Breakthrough power management technology allows you to leave the light on at all times for the best possible contrast without sacrificing battery life.
New hand-tuned fonts
6 styles, 8 sizes easily adjustable to your reading preference.
Time to Read
Uses your reading speed to let you know when you'll finish your chapter. Constantly updated as your speed and habits change.
2GB on-device storage
Holds over 1,100 books. Take your library wherever you go.
Allows you to connect to Wi-Fi at home or to hotspots on the road, and borrow books from your public library.
Synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks and annotations across your devices so you can always pick up where you left off.
Exclusive on Kindle, explore the "Bones of the Book." With a single tap, see all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest.
Amazon.com Kindle Store
Access to millions of books, magazines and newspapers including over a million titles less than $9.99, including 180,000 Kindle-exclusive titles you won't find anywhere else.
Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers
Offers are displayed on the lock screen and lower left-hand corner of the home screen without interrupting use of device.
Kindle Paperwhite e-reader (2012)
USB 2.0 charging cable
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