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Kindle, now with a built-in front light - Black

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  • Adjustable front light lets you read comfortably for hours—indoors and outdoors, day and night.
  • Purpose-built for reading, with a 167 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in direct sunlight.
  • Read distraction-free. Highlight passages, look up definitions, translate words, and adjust text size—without ever leaving the page.
  • Select from millions of books. Holds thousands of titles so you can take your library with you.
  • Prime members read free with unlimited access to over a thousand titles.
  • A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.

Meet the all-new Kindle, now with a built-in adjustable front light so you can read indoors and outdoors and at more times of day. Purpose-built for reading, Kindle features a glare-free touchscreen display that reads like real paper, even in direct sunlight.

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Better Together

Designed by Amazon to perfectly fit your Kindle, these slim, form-fitting covers attach securely and fold back for one-handed reading. They automatically put your Kindle to sleep when closed and wake upon opening, making it easy to get back to your story. Learn more

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Ratings 4.5 out of 5 stars (422) 4.5 out of 5 stars (1,385) 4.5 out of 5 stars (142)
Screen Size 6" glare-free 6" glare-free 7" glare-free
Storage 8 GB (Black) or 4 GB (White) 8 GB or 32 GB 8 GB or 32 GB
Resolution 167 ppi 300 ppi 300 ppi
Front Light 4 LEDs 5 LEDs 25 LEDs
Weeks of battery life check mark check mark check mark
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Wi-Fi connectivity Wi-Fi Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity

Technical Details

Tech Specs

Display

Amazon's 6” display, 167 ppi, optimised font technology, 16-level greyscale.

Size

160 x 113 x 8.7 mm.

Weight

174 g. Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

System Requirements

None; fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content.

On-Device Storage

4 GB; holds thousands of books.

Cloud Storage

Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.

Battery Life

A single charge lasts up to four (4) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life will vary based on light settings, wireless usage.

Charge Time

Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a 5W USB power adapter or computer via USB cable.

Wi-Fi Connectivity

Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Accessibility Features

VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, provides spoken feedback allowing you to navigate your device and read books with text-to-speech (available in English only). Kindle also includes the ability to adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.

Content Formats Supported

Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion.

Documentation

Quick Start Guide; Kindle User Guide [PDF]. Additional information in multiple languages available online.

Warranty and Service

Kindle is sold with a limited warranty of one year provided by the manufacturer. This Limited Warranty does not restrict or alter any non-excludable statutory consumer protections or rights you may have, including under the Australian Consumer Law. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.

Included in the Box

Kindle, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide.

Generation

All-new Kindle 10th Generation – 2019 release.


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