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Kindle | 6” Display (without built-in light), Wi-Fi (Black)—Includes Special Offers (Previous Generation – 8th)

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  • Design is thinner and lighter than the previous-generation Kindle, and available in your choice of black or white
  • Touchscreen display that reads like printed paper. Unlike tablets, no screen glare, even in bright sunlight
  • Keep reading-a single charge lasts weeks, not hours
  • Indulge your love of reading without e-mail alerts or push notifications
  • Massive selection, low prices-over 5.5 million books including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives and more
  • Prime members read for free with unlimited access to a rotating selection of more than a thousand titles
  • Now with Audible you have access to over 200,000 audio titles. Pair with Bluetooth to take the story with you anytime, anywhere
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Look it up instantly without leaving your page

Kindle's Smart Lookup feature integrates a full dictionary with X-Ray and Wikipedia so you can access definitions, characters, settings and more without leaving your page or losing your place.

Share your library with family

With Family Library, you and your family can access and easily share not only your own Kindle books, but also books from the linked Amazon account of a spouse or partner.

Read more challenging books

Word Wise makes it easier to enjoy and quickly understand more challenging books. Short and simple definitions appear above difficult words automatically, so you can continue reading with fewer interruptions. Tap on a word to call up a simple card with definitions, synonyms and more. You can adjust the number of hints you see with a simple slider.

Expanded X-Ray for books

X-Ray lets you explore the “bones of the book”. See all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest. X-Ray’s new timeline view lets you easily flip through notable passages to remind yourself of what’s happened in the book, or navigate easily through images.

Enhance your vocabulary

Words looked up in the dictionary are added to Vocabulary Builder automatically to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and instantly see those words in context.

Squeeze in that last chapter

See at a glance how long it will take to finish a chapter or book. Time to Read is personalised based on your reading speed and is constantly updated as your speed and habits change.

Adjust your text size

Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer.

Pick up where you left off

Whispersync technology synchronises your last page read, bookmarks and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading.

Translate passages instantly

Tap any word or highlight a section to translate it instantly into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese and more. Translations are provided by Bing Translator.

Share with friends on Goodreads

With Goodreads on Kindle, you can connect with the largest online community of book lovers, see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read. Some Goodreads on Kindle features are only available when connected to Wi-Fi.

Learn more about a book before you start reading

With About This Book, see background information about the author, other books in the series and more.

Low prices, massive selection
It's not screen time - it's book time
Plus other features you've come to expect from Kindle

Customise to your language

Kindle can be used in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Dutch and Simplified Chinese. You can easily select the language that you are most comfortable with and enjoy instant dictionary lookups in any of these languages.

Read books in other languages

Kindle supports the display of non-Latin characters, so you can read books and documents in your favourite language, including enhanced support for Japanese and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). Kindle also displays Korean, Cyrillic, Latin and Greek scripts and provides free access to several international dictionaries.

Never lose a book

We automatically back up your entire Kindle library for free in the Cloud, so there's never a worry about losing your books. Re-download wirelessly anytime for free.

Carry and read personal documents

E-mail documents – including Word, PDF and more – directly to your Kindle and read them in Kindle format.

Follow along with page numbers

We match the pages of a Kindle book to the text in a print book to identify the corresponding page number. Easily reference and cite passages or read alongside others in a book club or class.

Get special offers

You’ll receive special offers and sponsored screensavers directly on your Kindle. Offers display on the Kindle screensaver and on the bottom of the home screen when not in use – they don’t interrupt reading.

Read children's books and comics

Kindle supports children's books with Kindle Text Pop-Up and comic books with Kindle Panel View, which allows you to read a comic book panel by panel.

Organise your library

Organise your Kindle library into customised collections or categories to easily access any book you are looking for. You can add an item to multiple collections to make organising and finding titles even easier.

Technical Details

Kindle

Kindle

Display

Amazon's 6'' display technology with E Ink Pearl, 167 ppi, optimised font technology, 16-level grey scale

Size

160 mm x 115 mm x 9.1 mm

Weight

161 grams
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

4 GB; holds thousands of books

Cloud Storage

Free cloud storage for all Amazon content

Battery Life

A single charge lasts up to four weeks, based on half an hour of reading per day with wireless off. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage.

Charge Time

Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable

Wi-Fi Connectivity

Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

Content Formats Supported

Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion

Accessibility Features

VoiceView and the ability to adjust font size, line spacing and margins enable access to the vast majority of Kindle features. VoiceView features IVONA's award-winning natural language text-to-speech voice. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.

Documentation

Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User's Guide (pre-installed on device). Additional information in multiple languages available online

Warranty and Service

Kindle is sold with a limited warranty of one year provided by the manufacturer. If you are a consumer, the limited warranty is in addition to your consumer rights, and does not jeopardize these rights in any way. This means you may still have additional rights at law even after the limited warranty has expired (for further information on your consumer rights, click here). Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here

Included in the Box

Kindle, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide

Customer questions & answers

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 October 2018
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1.0 out of 5 stars Faulty battery
By lyndakeen on 8 October 2018
I bought an 8th generation Kindle. After some months, the battery died and would not recharge. It was under warranty so Amazon replaced it. After some months, exactly the same thing has happened to the replacement Kindle. Amazon refuse to refund or replace. Why? Because the warranty on the ORIGINAL faulty Kindle has expired: they treat the warranty on the replacement as if it were the warranty on the original. There is obviously a fault with the batteries on this model but Amazon will not take responsibility; they prefer to cheat the customer.
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 April 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Every bookworm needs one.
By evarissabella on 10 April 2018
So it’s not as magical as having a new paper book to hold onto, but kindles are so practical, it’s difficult not to love them.
It’s lightweight, fits in my bag perfectly, and I love the matt white finish.
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