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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader Review

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The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader has had a few versions over the years, but there is no large switch to the way it looks. That’s arranged for the costly, leather-cased, Amazon kindle Haven.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

As an alternative, the newest Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader has relieved the people purchasing the costly Amazon kKindleVoyage, so there is now a super-sharp 300ppi (pixels per inch) display to coordinate its sibling. No matter, the screen has the finest quality the Paperwhite controls making it a very tantalizing probability indeed.


I have already described it so let’s start with the Paperwhite’s best feature – the screen. At 300ppi, it is an important step up from the first Paperwhite and its 212ppi screen. It is still black and white of course, so if you have come here looking for something that will manage all kinds of media you would be better off looking at Amazon’s own Fire tabs or Tesco’s Hudl 2.

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader is all about reading, so having an excellent display that’s easy on your site is the key to the program. Just like the first design, the screen is still 6-inches and it is still backlit so you can gladly read unaware and without the eye stress.


Amazon clearly seems it is on to success with the Paperwhite design because it has hardly changed the strategy since the first-generation edition this year.

It is still made of flat, soft-touch nasty that has a lot of holds and it is filter enough to support in one hand perfectly. There is still a pretty large frame around the display, and while this would often be damaging on tabs, it is actually more of a good with gadgets like this as it gives your fingertips somewhere to relax.

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader really is an enjoyment to support and it is light enough at just 205g for the Wireless edition and 217g if you want 3G to support for long times without it feeling like it is with a weight of your arm down.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

There are six other typeface options though if you’re not a fan of Amazon’s development, and written text can be made very large, which could be useful if you don’t have the best vision.

Other Amazon Kindle basics are also only a tap away. There is X-Ray for example, which helps you to discover the “bones of a magazine,” as Amazon places it, to explore its themes and characters.

Top-notch typesetting

Amazon has also equipped the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-reader with a new typesetting engine and this changes things in manners which are both simple and important.

The sharp screen and usefully designed considering the Amazon Kindle Voyage even develop the experience of reading a printed book, but typography has always been a poor link.

It is more apparent in some headings than other, but past Kindles have been known to lay out words, paras and even whole pages in an uncomfortable way.

Key Features

  • Review Price: £109.99
  • 6-inch Paperwhite Carta e-paper screen
  • 6-week battery power life
  • Integrated backlit screen
  • 2GB storage
  • 300ppi screen

Our Verdict

It is a traditional update but the new screen makes this the best Amazon kindle paperwhite E-reader yet, with an amazing stability of cost boasting.

User Review
+ Positives:
  • • Improved typography
  • • Great screen
  • • Fairly affordable
  • • Impressive battery
  • • Super-sharp screen
  • • Responsive display
- Negatives:
  • • Still missing some features
  • • No audio functions
  • • Locked into Amazon
  • • Bland design