Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with more than 2x the Storage – Ad-Supported + Kindle Unlimited (with auto-renewal)
- Flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight.
- Waterproof (IPX8) up to 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes.
- 8GB proivdes storage for thousands of books.
- Now with Audible. Pair with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story.
- A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.
- Built-in adjustable light
Our thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, with a sleek, modern design so you can read comfortably for hours.
Features our signature 300 ppi, glare-free Paperwhite display, laser-quality text, and twice the storage of the previous generation.
Plus a single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.
With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, you’re free to read and relax in more places, including the beach, pool, or bath. Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes. Learn more
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|Price||From: $89.99||From: $129.99||From: $249.99|
|Screen Size||6″ glare-free||6″ glare-free||7″ glare-free|
|Storage||8 GB||8 GB or 32 GB||8 GB or 32 GB|
|Resolution||167 ppi||300 ppi||300 ppi|
|Front light||4 LEDs||5 LEDs||25 LEDs|
|Weeks of battery life|
|Audible (via Bluetooth)|
|Adjustable warm light|
|Auto-adjusting light sensors|
|Automatic rotating page orientation|
|Page turn buttons|
|Wi-Fi Connectivity||Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity||Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity|
|Color||Black or White||Black, Twilight Blue, Sage or Plum||Graphite or Champagne Gold|
Adjust the text size and boldness and read with Kindle-exclusive fonts, hand tuned to provide maximum readability. Whispersync lets you seamlessly switch between reading and listening on your Kindle and Kindle app without losing your place (requires Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + free cellular connectivity).
Finding new stories has never been easier with Kindle. Enjoy access to Kindle exclusive titles you won’t find anywhere else. Prime members have unlimited access to over a thousand books, magazines, and more. With Kindle Unlimited get access to over one million titles and thousands of audiobooks.
A Kindle e-reader with Wi-Fi is a great choice if you already have a high-speed internet connection and wireless router set up in your home.
Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity
Designed by Amazon to perfectly fit your Kindle, these slim, form-fitting covers attach securely and fold back for one-handed reading. They automatically put your Kindle to sleep when closed and wake upon opening, making it easy to get back to your story. Learn more
|Display||Amazon’s 6” Paperwhite display technology with E Ink Carta and built-in light, 300ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.|
|Size||6.6” x 4.6” x 0.3” ( 167 x 116 x 8.18 mm).|
|Weight||Wi-Fi: 6.4 oz (182 g) Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity: 6.8 oz (191 g) Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.|
|System Requirements||None; fully wireless and doesn’t require a computer to download content.|
|On-Device Storage||8 GB or 32 GB; holds thousands of books.|
|Cloud Storage||Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.|
|Battery Life||A single charge lasts up to six (6) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life will vary based on light settings, wireless usage. Audible audiobook streaming over Bluetooth will reduce battery life.|
|Charge Time||Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable or fully charges in less than 3 hours with a 5W USB power adapter.|
|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).|
|Accessibility Features||VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, provides spoken feedback allowing you to navigate your device and read books with text-to-speech (available in English only). Kindle Paperwhite also includes the ability to invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.|
|Content Formats Supported||Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).|
|Documentation||Quick Start Guide; Kindle Paperwhite User Guide. Additional information in multiple languages available online.|
|Warranty and Service||1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 1-year, 2-year or 3-year Extended Warranty available for U.S customers sold separately. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.|
|Included in the Box||Kindle Paperwhite, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide.|
|Waterproofing||Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes. Learn more about the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite.|
|Available Colors||Black, Twilight Blue, Plum, Sage|
|Generation||Kindle Paperwhite 10th Generation – 2018 release.|