Lose yourself in a book-wherever, whenever
Kindle Paperwhite is thin, lightweight, and travels easily so you can enjoy your favorite books at any time. With our signature 300 ppi glare-free Paperwhite display-now 10% brighter at its max setting-you can read in any light. And now, a single battery charge via USB-C lasts up to 10 weeks. Battery life may vary depending on use.
Make a splash
With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, you’re free to read and relax in more places-from the beach to the bath. Kindle Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes, and up to 0.25 meters of seawater for up to 3 minutes.
Finding new stories has never been easier with Kindle. Enjoy access to Kindle Exclusive titles you won’t find anywhere else. Prime members have unlimited access to thousands of titles including eBooks, magazines, and more with Prime Reading. With Kindle Unlimited, get unlimited access to over 2 million titles.
Every day is an earth day
You don’t have to be an environmental scientist to make sustainable choices. We considered sustainability in the design of this Kindle device. Here’s how:
60% post-consumer recycled plastics in device. 70% recycled magnesium in device.
96% of this device’s packaging is made of wood fiber-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.
All New Kindle Paperwhite
|Display||Amazon’s 6.8” Paperwhite display technology with built-in light, 300 ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.|
|Size||4.9” x 6.9” x .3” (124.6 x 174.2 x 8.1 mm).|
|Weight||7.23 oz (205 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||8 GB; holds thousands of books.|
|Cloud Storage||Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.|
|Battery life||A single charge lasts up to ten (10) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life may vary depending on use.|
|Charge time||Fully charges in approximately 5 hours from a computer via USB cable; Fully charges in less than 2.5 hours with a 9W USB power adapter.|
|Wi-Fi connectivity||Supports 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz networks with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) wifi networks.|
|Country of origin||China|
|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 Paperwhite also includes the ability to invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins.|
|Content Formats Supported||Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).|
|Documentation||Learn more about Kindle devices with our Quick Start Guide and Kindle User Guide.|
|Included in the box||Kindle Paperwhite, USB-C charging cable and Quick Start Guide.|
|Waterproofing||Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes.|
|Generation||Kindle Paperwhite (11th Generation) – 2021 release.|
- All-new Kindle Paperwhite – Now with a 6.8” display and thinner borders, adjustable warm light, up to 10 weeks of battery life, and 20% faster page turns.
- Purpose-built for reading – With a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.
- More books in more places – Store thousands of titles, then take them all with you. A single charge via USB-C last weeks, not hours.
- Easy on the eyes – Now with adjustable warm light to shift screen shade from white to amber.
- Waterproof reading – Built to withstand accidental immersion in water, so you’re good from the beach to the bath.
- Find new stories – With Kindle Unlimited, get unlimited access to over 2 million titles.
- This device does not support playback of Audible audiobooks.