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All-new Kindle Paperwhite | 8 GB, now with a 6.8" display and adjustable warm light, with ads


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Kindle Paperwhite E-readers
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  • All-new Kindle Paperwhite: now with a 6.8" display and thinner borders, adjustable warm light, up to 10 weeks of battery life and 20% faster page turns compared to the previous generation.
  • Purpose-built for reading: with a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.
  • More books in more places: store thousands of titles, then take them all with you. A single charge via USB-C last weeks, not hours.
  • Easy on the eyes: now with adjustable warm light to change screen shade from white to amber.
  • Waterproof (IPX8), so you’re free to read and relax at the beach, by the pool or in the bath. Your Kindle has been tested to withstand accidental immersion.
  • Purchase Kindle Paperwhite and get 3 months Kindle Unlimited for free. Explore millions of books, thousands of audiobooks and selected magazine subscriptions with Kindle Unlimited and read anywhere anytime.
  • Go hands free: pair with an Audible subscription and Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story.
Lose yourself in a book—wherever, whenever

Lose yourself in a book—wherever, whenever

Kindle Paperwhite is thin, lightweight and travels easily so you can enjoy your favourite books at any time. With our signature 300 ppi glare-free Paperwhite display—now 10% brighter at its maximum setting compared to the previous generation—you can read in any light. A single battery charge via USB-C lasts up to 10 weeks. Battery life may vary depending on use.

Every day is an Earth Day

You don’t have to be an environmental scientist to make sustainable choices. We integrated sustainability in the design of this Kindle e-reader. Here’s how:

Materials

Materials

60% post-consumer recycled plastics in device.

Renewable Energy

Clean Energy

Amazon is building new wind and solar farms to produce clean energy equivalent to the electricity used by this device.

Packaging

Device Packaging

95% of this device’s packaging is made of wood-fibre-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.

Trade-In or Recycle

Part with Purpose

There may come a time when you want to trade in or recycle your device. Explore options with Amazon Second Chance.

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Screen size 6" glare-free 6" glare-free 6.8" glare-free 6.8" glare-free 6.8" glare-free 7" glare-free
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Technical details

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

Display

Amazon's 6.8” Paperwhite display technology with built-in light, 300 ppi, optimised front technology, 16-level grey scale.

Size

174 x 125 x 8.1 mm

Weight

205 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: holds thousands of books.

Cloud storage

Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.

Battery life

A single charge lasts up to 10 weeks, based on half an hour of reading a day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life will vary based on light settings and wireless usage. Audible audiobook streaming over Bluetooth will reduce battery life.

Charge time

Fully charges in approximately 5 hours from a computer via USB cable; fully charges in less than 2.5 hours with a 9 W USB power adaptor.

Wi-Fi connectivity

Supports 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz networks with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.

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

Learn more about Kindle devices with our Quick Start Guide and Kindle User Guide.

Warranty and service

Kindle Paperwhite is sold with a limited warranty of one year provided by the manufacturer. If you are a consumer, the limited warranty is in addition to your consumer rights and does not jeopardise these rights in any way. This means you may still have additional rights at law even after the limited warranty has expired (click here for more information on your consumer rights). Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.

Included in the box

Kindle Paperwhite, USB-C charging cable and Quick Start Guide.

Waterproofing

Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 metres of fresh water for 60 minutes. Learn more about the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite.

Available colours

Black

Generation

Kindle Paperwhite 11th generation (2021 release).

Climate Pledge Friendly

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PRODUCT CERTIFICATION (1)

Reducing CO2 products reduce their carbon footprint year after year. Certified by the Carbon Trust.

The Reducing CO2 label applies to products certified by the Carbon Trust, that are lowering their carbon emissions year after year for the full life cycle of the product. The Carbon Trust was formed in 2001 and introduced the world’s first carbon label in 2007. It produces its certifications to global leading and independently verified standards. The Carbon Trust has a mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy.

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