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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review: 33 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 (2013)
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 (2013)
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 (2013)
29% have it

5. pixel density

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

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 (2013)
93% have it

7. thickness

9mm
Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm

8. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
70% have it

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
66% have it

10. internal storage

2GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB

11. height

169mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm

12. screen size

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

13. has free syncing OTA

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
17% have it

14. 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 (2013)
54% have it

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
71% 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. 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 (2013)
87% have it

18. 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

19. resolution

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

20. supports text-to-speech

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
17% have it

21. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
71% have it

22. 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 (2013)
4% have it

23. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
52% have it

24. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)
65% have it

25. width

117mm
Kobo Mini: 102mm

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