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300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight. Now waterproof, so you’re free to read and relax or in the bath.
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The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet—with a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight. Now waterproof, so you’re free to read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or in the bath. Now with Audible. Pair with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story. A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours. The built-in adjustable light lets you read indoors and outdoors, day and night.
Pack lighter, travel farther 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.
Make a splash With the all-new 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.
Take the story with you Now with Audible, Kindle Paperwhite lets you switch seamlessly between reading and listening via Bluetooth-enabled speakers or headphones.
Experience the best of Audible with membership—if you’re new to Audible, sign up for an Audible free trial and get two free audiobooks. With 8 GB of storage, your all-new Kindle Paperwhite lets you store more audiobooks than ever before.
Kindle devices don’t support Immersion Reading, which lets you listen and read along as the text highlights.
Goes beyond a book 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).
Wi-Fi 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.
Technical Details 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). 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 32GB; 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.
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 1-year limited warranty
Waterproofing Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes.