Kindle Paperwhite (8 GB) – Now with a 6.8" display and adjustable warm light
Enhance your purchase
- 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, thousands of audiobooks, and more.
- Go hands-free – Pair with an Audible subscription and Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story.
Lose yourself in a book—
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. Learn more about waterproof features.
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
95% of this device’s packaging is made of wood fiber-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.
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|Price||From: $84.99||From: $94.99||From: $129.99||From: $164.99||From: $119.99||From: $104.99|
|Display Size||6" glare-free||6.8" glare-free||6.8" glare-free||7" glare-free||6" glare-free||6.8" glare-free|
|Storage||16 GB||8 GB or 16 GB||32 GB||8 GB or 32 GB||16 GB||8 GB|
|Resolution||300 ppi||300 ppi||300 ppi||300 ppi||300 ppi||300 ppi|
|Front light||4 LEDs||17 LEDs||17 LEDs||25 LEDs||4 LEDs||17 LEDs|
|Weeks of battery life|
|Audible (via Bluetooth)|
|1-year Amazon Kids+ subscription||Sold separately starting at $4.99/month||Sold separately starting at $4.99/month||Sold separately starting at $4.99/month||Sold separately starting at $4.99/month|
|Cover||Sold separately||Sold separately||Sold separately||Sold separately|
|Adjustable warm light|
|Automatic rotating page orientation|
|Page turn buttons|
|Wifi Connectivity||Wifi||Wifi||Wifi||Wifi + Free Cellular Connectivity||Wifi||Wifi|
|Color||Black or Denim||Black||Black||Graphite or Champagne Gold||Black Kindle with Space Whale, Ocean Explorer, or Unicorn Valley Cover||Black Kindle with Black, Emerald Forest, or Robot Dreams Cover|
|Warranty||1-year limited warranty||1-year limited warranty||1-year limited warranty||1-year limited warranty||2-year worry-free guarantee||2-year worry-free guarantee|