Look It Up Instantly
IMPROVED—Kindle Paperwhite's Smart Lookup feature integrates entries from The New Oxford American Dictionary with information from X-Ray and Wikipedia so you can access definitions, characters, settings, and more without leaving your page or losing your place. Show me
Adjust Your Text Size
Design your own perfect reading experience by increasing the text size to suit you. Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer. Show me
Enhance Your Vocabulary
NEW—Words looked up in the dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and instantly see those words in context. Show me
NEW—With a single tap, read the complete text of each footnote without changing your page or losing your place in the book.
Share with Friends on Goodreads
NEW—Find your next favorite book. Now the world's largest e-reading community can connect with the world's largest community of book lovers. Join over 20 million other readers and see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read with Goodreads on Kindle. Goodreads on Kindle is only available when connected to WiFi. Show me
NEW—Encourage kids to read even more with FreeTime for Kindle Paperwhite. FreeTime lets you create personalized profiles for kids, and give them access to titles from your collection of books. Kids are rewarded with achievement badges that keep track of their personal reading accomplishments. A progress report keeps parents updated on total time spent reading, number of words looked up, badges earned, and books read. Show me
Go Deeper with X-Ray
Exclusive on Kindle, explore the "Bones of the Book". See all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest. Simply press and hold the name to zoom in on a character's bio. Show me
Carry Your Entire Library
Kindle Paperwhite holds up to 1,100 books, so you'll never have to leave your favorite titles behind. With Kindle Paperwhite, you can keep your entire library at hand wherever you go.
Organize Your Books
NEW—As your collection grows, use Cloud Collections to arrange titles in custom categories and see your collections on your other Kindle devices and reading apps.
Squeeze In That Last Chapter
See at a glance how long it will take to finish a chapter or book. Time to Read is personalized based on your reading speed and constantly updated as your speed and habits change. With Time to Read, it's never been easier to decide when to start a new chapter or finish the chapter you're reading. Show me
Pick Up Where You Left Off
Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page location, bookmarks, and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading.
Never Be Without a Book
Shop Amazon's expansive selection, choose a title, and begin reading your next book in seconds. Our fast wireless delivers books in under 60 seconds—no computer required.
Translate Passages Instantly
Tap any word or highlight a section to instantly translate into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and more. Translations by Bing Translator.