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Initial post: Sep 25, 2012 4:28:43 PM PDT
Does the Kindle Paperwhite have a camera so that you can use Skype with it?

Posted on Sep 25, 2012 4:29:49 PM PDT
The Artist says:
No.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 25, 2012 4:30:59 PM PDT
Reading the whole product page can be very informative.

Kindle Paperwhite 3G, 6" High Resolution Display with Built-in Light, Free 3G + Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers

Posted on Sep 25, 2012 4:31:58 PM PDT
~nospin says:
What a pleasant, helpful bunch of posters.
:)

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 25, 2012 4:37:07 PM PDT
Thank you.

Posted on Sep 25, 2012 5:30:24 PM PDT
John D. says:
Virginia, the Paperwhite would be almost useless for Skype. It has no camera, but even if it did, it has no audio, and even if it did, its screen is not suitable for video.

However, if the screen is as awesome as it looks, it will be the best device yet made for the specific task of reading.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 26, 2012 7:22:31 AM PDT
Almost useless for Skype? I think maybe you meant /completely/ useless for Skype. No audio, no video, it can't be used for Skype text chat.

I'm curious as to how it would be useful enough to not be completely useless (for Skype...I'm sure reading, its intended purpose, is delightful).

Posted on Jun 27, 2013 7:18:29 PM PDT
All I want Skype for is text chat. If I can post on here with my Kindle than I can surely send a Skype message.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 27, 2013 7:22:46 PM PDT
The Artist says:
You can't install a Skype app on a Paperwhite because it's not an android device.
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