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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite eReader Review

The backlight stunts battery life, but the Kindle Paperwhite is an impressive eReader.

October 10, 2012
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Operating System
  • Proprietary
Display Type E-ink
Length (short end) 170 in.
Width (long end) 116 in.
Thickness 9 in.
Weight 221 lbs.
Display Resolution Width 768
Display DPI 215
Display Height 4.8125 in.
Display Width 3.53125 in.
WiFi 802.11n
Music & Audio Playback No
Music & Audio Output None
Audio Input None
Built-in Speakers No
Built-in Microphone No
Video Playback No
Video Output No
EBook Battery Life Over 24 Hours
HDMI Output No
Composite Output No
Component Output No
S-Video Output No
Ebook Battery Life Over 24 Hours
Cellular Network
  • None
USB Micro USB
Product Type eReader
Original Price 119
Display Resolution Height 1024

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. eReader
  5. Barnes & Noble Nook SimpleTouch with Glow Light Comparison
  6. Amazon Kindle Touch Comparison
  7. Conclusion
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