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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 6.8" Wi-Fi (11th Gen 2021)

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Kindle Paperwhite is thin, lightweight, and travels easily so you can enjoy your favorite books at any time. 

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The 32GB Signature Edition includes wireless charging and auto-adjusting front light.

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.
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 shift screen shade from white to amber.
Waterproof reading – Built to withstand accidental immersion in water, so you’re good from the beach to the bath.
Find new stories – With Kindle Unlimited, get unlimited access to over 2 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and more.
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
Kindle Paperwhite is thin, lightweight, and travels easily so you can enjoy your favorite books at any time. With our signature 300 ppi glare-free Paperwhite display—now 10% brighter at its max setting—you can read in any light. And now, a single battery charge via USB-C lasts up to 10 weeks. Battery life may vary depending on use.

Make a splash
With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, you’re free to read and relax in more places—from the beach to the bath. Kindle Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes, and up to 0.25 meters of seawater for up to 3 minutes.

Goes beyond 
a book
Now you can adjust the shade of your Kindle Paperwhite display from a white light to a warm amber, or schedule when the light changes for a personalized reading experience. You can also adjust the size and boldness of text for whatever suits you best.

Your reading experience, reimagined
Enjoy a new, intuitive, and easier Kindle reading experience with the latest software update. Now with easier access to your device Settings and a new bottom navigation to easily switch between Home, Library, or the book you are currently reading. Plus an alternative fast setup experience using the Kindle app on your phone.

Massive selection
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 thousands of titles including eBooks, magazines, and more with Prime Reading. With Kindle Unlimited, get unlimited access to over 2 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and more.

Technical Specifications
Display
Amazon's 6.8” Paperwhite display technology with built-in light, 300 ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.

Size

6.9” x 4.9” x .32” (174.2 x 124.6 x 8.1 mm).

Weight

7.23 oz (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

16GB; holds thousands of books.

Cloud Storage

Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.

Battery Life

A single charge lasts up to ten (10) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life may vary depending on use. 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 9W USB power adapter.

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) wifi 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).

Warranty
1-year limited warranty

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

What's In The Box
Kindle Paperwhite (11th Generation) - 2021 release
USB-C charging cable
Quick Start Guide