Amazon has introduced a new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader device with a 6-inch screen (300 PPI pixel density), similar to the Kindle Voyage. It also has Carta e-paper technology and built-in light, optimised font technology and 16-level grey scale.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite has the same built-in adjustable light for reading in dark and has same dimensions as the previous generation Paperwhite. It has WiFi 802.11 b/g/n support and promises battery life of up to 6 weeks (wireless off). It is also available in 3G version with all these features in addition to built-in 3G and EDGE/GPRS support.

The device measures 169 mm x 117 mm x 9.1 mm and weight is 205 grams (WiFi version) / 217 grams (WiFi+3G model). It can be fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable.

The new Kindle Paperwhite is priced at Rs. 10,999 for the WiFi version and for Wi-Fi+3G version it will cost you Rs. 13,999. It is now available for pre-order on and will start shipping on June 30th, 2015. It will also be available in over 500 retail outlets across India.


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