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70points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

58points

Amazon Kindle Touch

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Amazon Kindle Touch

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
70
points
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
58
points
Amazon Kindle Touch

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than Amazon Kindle Touch?

  • Has a white e-paper display
    ?
  • Is self-lit
    ?
  • 26.95% higher pixel density
    212ppivs167ppi
  • 1.62x higher resolution
    758 x 1024pxvs600 x 800px
  • 3mm shorter
    169mmvs172mm
  • 1.1mm thinner
    9mmvs10.1mm

Why is Amazon Kindle Touch better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

  • 2 more file types supported
    ?

    15vs13
  • 2GB more internal storage
    4GBvs2GB
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Supports text-to-speech
    ?

Price comparison

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Kindle Touch

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

213g

213g

2.thickness
?

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

9mm

10.1mm

3.height
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

110mm

169mm

172mm

4.has a QWERTY keyboard
?

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Kobo Aura

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch

Display

1.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
Amazon Kindle Touch
2.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
Amazon Kindle Touch
3.pixel density
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

300ppi

212ppi

167ppi

4.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
Amazon Kindle Touch
5.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
6.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6"

6"

Performance

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.

For example

Tolino Vision 2

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
2.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

2GB

4GB

Connectivity

1.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
Amazon Kindle Touch
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
3.has a search browser
?

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
4.has a cellular module
?

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi + Cellular 32GB

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch

Battery

1.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Kobo Clara HD

1h

4h

4h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch

Features

1.supported file types
?

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

13

15

2.has dictionary
?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
3.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
?

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
4.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
Amazon Kindle Touch
5.supports text-to-speech
?

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
6.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Iriver Story

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch

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