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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018)

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018)

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95 Engadget Score
An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.
95

An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite has long been the go-to e-reader, and for good reason. It provides an enjoyable reading experience with enough premium features to keep most literary lovers happy. Now, with the addition of Bluetooth/Audible and waterproofing, it’s even more useful and durable than before. Skip the base model and go straight to this one.

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Pros
  • Audible support
  • Waterproofing
  • Improved design
  • Better-contrast display
Cons
  • Pricey when fully loaded (LTE and 32GB storage and no “special offers”)
  • No MP3 or text-to-speech support

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Specs

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6in
Touchscreen
Yes
Internal storage
8GB
Screen type
Screen size
Touchscreen
Internal storage
E Ink
6in
Yes
8GB

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95 Engadget Score
An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.
95

An important, nearly flawless product that raises the bar for the rest of the tech industry.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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