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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
Comment
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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28
Lots lighter
Comment
170 g
vs
222 g
52 g lighter
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Appreciably shorter charge time
Comment
3 h
vs
4 h
1 h shorter charge time. The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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
Comment
179.9 cm³
vs
208.46 cm³
15.88% less body volume
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Has a white e-paper display
Comment
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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28
A little bit shorter
Comment
169 mm
vs
172 mm
3 mm shorter
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28
Has a touch screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
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Has a cellular module
Comment
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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27
Can be updated over-the-air
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
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Reasonably higher pixel density
Comment
212 ppi
vs
167 ppi
26.95% higher pixel density
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27
Clearly more screen shades
Comment
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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27
A little bit thinner
Comment
9.1 mm
vs
10.1 mm
1 mm thinner
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26
Is self-lit
Comment
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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26
A tad narrower
Comment
117 mm
vs
120 mm
3 mm narrower
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25
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1024x758 px
vs
800x600 px
1.62x higher resolution
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24
Has directory organization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
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24
Plenty more file types supported
Comment
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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