Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite features a new display with higher contrast, higher resolution, and an LED lighting system to Amazon says simulates ambient lighting. The 3G model includes free access to Amazon's Whispersync service.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 1, 2012
  • Price at launch: $179.00

What You Need To Know

  • $179 with "special offer" advertisements, or $199 without

Verge Review

I was looking forward to the review of the Kindle Paperwhite for one simple reason: I would finally have an excuse to read more. You see, in the hectic day-to-day of running The Verge, I simply don't get enough time to read books. Sure, I joined our Book Club and reread Ubik (that was easy: I'd read it!), and I do tend to start a lot of novels and non-fiction — but lately finishing anything I pick up has been a challenge. The Paperwhite seemed ideal for me for a number of reasons. It offers...

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Basic Specs

Screen size (diagonal) 6 inches
Technology E Ink
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Notable apps Web browser, Dictionary
File support PDF, .DOC
3G Yes

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 6.7 inches
Width 4.6 inches
Thickness .36 inches
Weight .49 pounds
Primary orientation Portrait
Color Black
Speakers No
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 6 inches
PPI 212
Screen shades 16
Technology E Ink
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system Other
Notable apps Web browser, Dictionary
File support PDF, .DOC
Storage
Internal size 2 GB
External storage No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
3G Yes
Ports
Data connections Micro USB
Battery
Removable No
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