All-new Kindle Paperwhite (16 GB)
Finding new stories has never been easier with Kindle. Enjoy access to Kindle exclusive titles you won’t find anywhere else. Prime members have unlimited access to over a thousand books, magazines, and more. With Kindle Unlimited get access to over one million titles and thousands of audiobooks.
Lose yourself in a book-wherever, whenever
Kindle Paperwhite is thin, lightweight, and travels easily so you can enjoy your favorite books at any time. With our signature 300 ppi glare-free Paperwhite display-now 10% brighter at its max setting-you can read in any light. And now, a single battery charge via USB-C lasts up to 10 weeks. Battery life may vary depending on use.
Make a splash
With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, you’re free to read and relax in more places-from the beach to the bath. Kindle Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes, and up to 0.25 meters of seawater for up to 3 minutes. Learn more about waterproof features.
Your reading experience, reimagined
Enjoy an improved Kindle reading experience with the latest software updates. Now with easy access to your device Settings and bottom navigation to switch between Home, Library, or the book you are currently reading. A new Library experience helps you find your favorite books with ease, and a new Home experience helps you discover your next read by genre and category. Learn more about the latest Kindle software update.
The Perfect Companion
Designed by Amazon to perfectly fit your Kindle Oasis, these slim, form-fitting covers attach securely and fold back for one-handed reading. They automatically put your Kindle Oasis to sleep when closed and wake upon opening, making it easy to get back to your story. Learn more
Every day is an earth day
You don’t have to be an environmental scientist to make sustainable choices. We considered sustainability in the design of this Kindle device. Here’s how:
60% post-consumer recycled plastics in device. 70% recycled magnesium in device.
96% of this device’s packaging is made of wood fiber-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.
All New Kindle Paperwhite
|Display||Amazon’s 6.8” Paperwhite display technology with built-in light, 300 ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.|
|Size||4.9” x 6.9” x .3” (124.6 x 174.2 x 8.1 mm).|
|Weight||7.23 oz (205 g). Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.|
|System Requirements||None; fully wireless and doesn’t require a computer to download content.|
|On-Device Storage||16 GB; holds thousands of books.|
|Cloud Storage||Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.|
|Battery life||A single charge lasts up to ten (10) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life may vary depending on use.|
|Charge time||Fully charges in approximately 5 hours from a computer via USB cable; Fully charges in less than 2.5 hours with a 9W USB power adapter. Check if your wireless charger is compatible with Kindle Paperwhite.|
|Wi-Fi connectivity||Supports 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz networks with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) wifi networks.|
|Country of origin||China|
|Accessibility features||VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, provides spoken feedback allowing you to navigate your device and read books with text-to-speech (available in English only). Kindle Paperwhite also includes the ability to invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.|
|Content Formats Supported||Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; PDF, DOCX, DOC, HTML, EPUB, TXT, RTF, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX). Learn more about supported file types for personal documents.|
|Documentation||Learn more about Kindle devices with our Quick Start Guide and Kindle User Guide.|
|Warranty and service||1-year limited warranty and service included. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here. Here’s the information on out-of-warranty repair service options.|
|Included in the box||Kindle Paperwhite, USB-C charging cable and Quick Start Guide.|
|Waterproofing||Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes. Learn more about the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite.|
|Generation||Kindle Paperwhite (11th Generation) – 2022 release.|