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Kindle devices seemingly take a backseat to the Fire family of tablets when it comes to “flashiness,” but Amazon clearly hasn’t forgotten about its e-readers. Today, the company announced a major design overhaul for the Kindle Paperwhite, the first such update in three years. Amazon started its refresh with a larger e-ink display, which now measures 6.8 inches. The online retail giant claims that the display is now brighter than ever (10 percent uplift at maximum brightness levels compared to the previous generation) and is surrounded by smaller 10.2mm bezels. The display still provides 300 ppi for crisp text and is glare-free to improve legibility in a wide variety of lighting... Read more...
Amazon unveiled several new Kindle and Kindle Fire tablet models today, and fans of the tablets now have a much larger product family tree from which to choose. First up: the original Kindle has received a bit of a specs tweak and now sports faster page turns, new fonts, crisper text--and a price drop from $79 to $69. The ereader now has a sibling in the Kindle Paperwhite, which has no physical buttons, strong visibility even in low-light situations, and a battery that can last a purported 8 weeks even with the screen lit. The display boasts 212ppi and enables the use of new fonts, and the device is just 9.1mm thick and weighs 7.5 ounces. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite The Kindle Paperwhite includes... Read more...