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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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93 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
93

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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).

Engadget Review

The new Paperwhite doesn't represent a huge change over last year's version, but even so, a few tweaks have made a great reader even better.

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Pros
  • Improved front light
  • Faster processor
  • Goodreads integration coming soon
Cons
  • Largely unchanged from last year
  • Not all software available at launch
  • Starting price includes ads

Reviews

91
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 16

95
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 17
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Specs

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
622
Touchscreen
Yes
Internal storage
21
Battery life
Up to 233
Screen type
Screen size
Touchscreen
Internal storage
Battery life
E Ink
622
Yes
21
Up to 233

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93 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
93

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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).

Scores

Engadget

93
 

User Reviews

100
Rami
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90
Vigants
Some minor body quality issues and sometimes touch is not as responsive as I...read more
100
Asmo
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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