Amazon on Tuesday introduced its 6th generation Kindle, the all new Kindle Paperwhite. According to company, the Kindle e-reader becomes even better with new display technology with higher contrast, faster processor, the latest touch technology and other new features. Available for pre-order starting today, Amazon also said that the Kindle Paperwhite combines the best hardware, massive selection, lowest book prices, best reading features, best customer service, personalized recommendations, customer reviews, and more integrated service for customers.
For those who are interested to know, here are the key features of the new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite:
- New display technology with higher contrast
- Next generation built-in light
- New, 25% faster processor
- New touch technology
- New Kindle Page Flip
- New Goodreads Integration
- New Kindle FreeTime
- New Vocabulary Builder
- New Smart Lookup
- New In-line Footnotes
- New Kindle MatchBook
Of course, you’ll still get the same 8 weeks of battery life which Kindle e-readers are well known for. The Kindle Paperwhite weighs a mere 7.3 ounces and still comes with built-in Wi-Fi and 3G connectivitiy.
Scheduled to ship by September 30, the Kindle Paperwhite retails for $119. The Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi+3G which retails for $189 is scheduled for release in November 5.