Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

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...

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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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  • 9.0
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    Reviewed by Laura June (Currently owns)

    This is my first e-reader and I love this thing, so much. I waited for a long time to get one, and couldn't be happier with my decision. I do kind of wish the power button was in a different place, though :( I'm looking for a good case for it now. No other complaints.

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    • Battery life 9
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