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Amazon Kindle vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G: 33 facts in comparison

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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
75% 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
14% have it

3. pixel density

21.23% higher pixel density.

4. thickness

1.1mm thinner.

5. weight

31g lighter.

6. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
26% have it

7. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
64% have it

8. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
93% have it

9. height

0mm shorter.

10. screen size

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

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
69% have it

12. internal storage

2GB more internal storage.

13. has free syncing OTA

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
14% 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
52% have it

15. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
2% have it

16. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
12% have it

17. supports text-to-speech

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
17% have it

18. number of screen shades

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

19. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
68% have it

20. width

2mm narrower.

21. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
63% have it

22. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
69% have it

23. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
5% have it

24. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
69% have it

25. 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
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
53% have it

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