Amazon Kindle vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Top Three Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle

Compared to Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

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Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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A lot lighter
170 g
vs
222 g
52 g lighter
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Measurably less charge time
3 h
vs
4 h
1 h less charge time. How long it takes to completely charge the device, the shorter the better.

Amazon Kindle is better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 14 Reasons for the

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Compared to Amazon Kindle

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Less body volume
179.9 cm³
vs
208.46 cm³
15.88% less body volume
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Has a white e-paper display
Yes
vs
No
This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
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A bit shorter
169 mm
vs
172 mm
3 mm shorter
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Has a touch screen
Yes
vs
No
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
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Has a cellular module
Yes
vs
No
Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
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Can be updated over-the-air
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
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A lot higher pixel density
212 ppi
vs
167 ppi
26.95% higher pixel density
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Appreciably more screen shades
16
vs
4
12 more screen shades. More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.
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A shade thinner
9.1 mm
vs
10.1 mm
1 mm thinner
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Is self-lit
Yes
vs
No
Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
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Modestly narrower
117 mm
vs
120 mm
3 mm narrower
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Notably higher resolution
1024x758 px
vs
800x600 px
1.62x higher resolution
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Has directory organization
Yes
vs
No
A directory help keeping your music, videos, e-books organized and easy to find.
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Plenty more file types supported
14
vs
13
1 more file types supported. How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G is better than Amazon Kindle because...

Yes
vs
No

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