The Kindle Paperwhite is Amazon’s mid-range Kindle e-reader, recently updated. With a screen that’s flush, it looks a bit fancier than the basic Kindle and has an adjustable light. A more substantial difference with the basic version of the Kindle is that it’s waterproof, an important feature if you like reading in the bath.
If you look up the Kindle Paperwhite on Amazon, you’ll notice you now have the option to choose between three types of Kindle Paperwhite: the standard model, the ‘Signature Edition’ and a kids’ version. The standard model has 16GB of storage, which is plenty unless you’re storing a lot of audiobooks on your device. It also has the option to have ads, which reduces the price. The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition has 32GB of storage and is ad-free and has a thinner border (though the screen size is the same). In terms of additional features, it boasts an auto-adjusting front light and wireless charging.
The Kindle Paperwhite, especially the Signature Edition, is a pricier purchase than the basic Kindle, and perhaps one to get if you’re going to be using your Kindle a lot, or are getting it for someone as a gift.
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