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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review: 29 facts and highlights

1. has an external memory slot

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.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
73% have it

2. Has a white e-paper display

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
17% have it

3. weight

213g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g

4. is self-lit

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
29% have it

5. thickness

9mm
Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm

6. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
93% have it

7. pixel density

212ppi
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 300ppi

8. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
70% have it

9. internal storage

2GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB

10. height

169mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm

11. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
66% have it

12. Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
71% have it

13. resolution

758 x 1024px
Kobo Aura HD: 1080 x 1440px

14. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"

15. supports text-to-speech

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
17% have it

16. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
13
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37

17. has a cellular module

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
4% have it

18. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
54% have it

19. number of screen shades

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.
16
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 16

20. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
87% have it

21. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
65% have it

22. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4h
Sony PRS T2: 2h

23. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
71% have it

24. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
71% have it

25. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
12% have it

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