Amazon has presented the new generation of the Kindle Paperwhite, completely renewed compared to the previous one.
Amazon itself inadvertently leaked the existence of this new model, and today it has confirmed its launch in Spain and the rest of the world. The new Kindle Paperwhite stands out as having little resemblance to its predecessor, starting with a new reflection-free 6.8-inch e-ink screen , up from 6 inches on the previous model.
It is the largest screen in a Paperwhite, and Amazon has achieved this by reducing the edges to 10.2mm, with the front flush and a resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch). That should be enough to offer good reading quality in direct sunlight.
And if we are not reading outdoors, the second great novelty will help us a lot: the new adjustable warm light , which will prevent our eyes from getting tired and it will be appreciated if we like to read before going to bed. The maximum brightness has also been improved by 10%, and a white-on-black dark mode has been included to offer the best experience in any situation.
Like all electronic ink devices, the Kindle Paperwhite’s strong point will be the battery, which will last up to 10 weeks; And if we spend it, we won’t have to wait long to read on, thanks to fast charging with the new USB-C connection , which takes only 2.5 hours to charge the device with a 9W charger. maintains protection against water and IPX8 certified, in addition to the 8 GB of internal storage.
The Kindle Paperwhite will be priced at € 139.99 , and will be available from October 27; The reservation period begins today on the Amazon Spain page.
Along with this model, the new Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition has also been introduced. To the novelties of the basic model, the Qi wireless charging is added , so we can leave the reader on a compatible charger. The warm light will also be improved thanks to the sensor that changes the front light automatically, depending on the lighting that surrounds us. Finally, increase the storage up to 32 GB.
The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition will cost 189.99 euros , and will be available from November 10, but the reservation is already possible on the Amazon page. The company has also launched new leather, cork and fabric covers for these models, in black, navy blue and lavender.