70points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

67points

Amazon Kindle Touch

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Amazon Kindle Touch

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
70
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
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Amazon Kindle Touch

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than Amazon Kindle Touch?

  • Is self-lit
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  • 26.95% higher pixel density
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    212ppivs167ppi
  • Has free syncing OTA
    ?
  • 1.62x higher resolution
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    758 x 1024pxvs600 x 800px
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 3mm shorter
    ?

    169mmvs172mm
  • 1.1mm thinner
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    9mmvs10.1mm

Why is Amazon Kindle Touch better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

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

Price comparison

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonKindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with ...Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage – Ad-Supported
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$129.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonKindle - Now with a Built-in Front Light...Kindle - Now with a Built-in Front Light - Black - Ad-Supported
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$89.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonKindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with ...Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with more than 2x the Storage, 32 GB, Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity
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$249.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonKindle Oasis – Now with adjustable warm ...Kindle Oasis – Now with adjustable warm light – Ad-Supported
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$249.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonCertified Refurbished Kindle Paperwhite ...Certified Refurbished Kindle Paperwhite E-reader (Previous Generation - 7th) - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi - Includes Special Offers
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$79.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonAll-new Kindle Kids Edition - Includes a...All-new Kindle Kids Edition - Includes access to thousands of books - Blue Cover
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$109.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonKindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle incl...Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle including Kindle Paperwhite - Wifi, Ad-Supported, Amazon Leather Cover, and Power Adapter
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$199.97
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonAmazon 5ft USB to Micro-USB Cable (desig...Amazon 5ft USB to Micro-USB Cable (designed for use with Fire tablets and Kindle E-readers)
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$9.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite AmazonKindle Paperwhite Leather Cover (10th Ge...Kindle Paperwhite Leather Cover (10th Generation-2018)
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$39.99
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite aliexpress6 inch ED060KD1 LCD display Touch Panel ...6 inch ED060KD1 LCD display Touch Panel with Backlight For Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 2016 Matrix For Onyx BOOX Monte Cristo
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$44.00
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite walmartEpicGadget Case for New Amazon Kindle Pa...EpicGadget Case for New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite - Protective Smart Leather Cover with Auto Sleep/Wake Fits for All-New Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation-2018) - Galaxy
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$12.99

Design

1.weight

213g

213g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.height

169mm

172mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
3.thickness

9mm

10.1mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.has a physical QWERTY keyboard
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.is self-lit
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
2.pixel density

212ppi

167ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.has a touch screen
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has an e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
5.screen size

6"

6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6.number of screen shades

16

16

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
2.internal storage

2GB

4GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a search browser
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
4.has a cellular module
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.supported file types

13

15

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
2.has dictionary
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
3.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
Users can get access to books from real libraries.
4.has free syncing OTA
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports text-to-speech
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon Kindle Touch
This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

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