The Kindle Paperwhite is the new and enhanced e-reader featuring high resolution, high contrast, and a next-gen built-in light. Compact and incredibly thin, it’s the perfect accompaniment to a lazy day, outdoors or indoors, when all you can bring yourself to do is step into another world.

Read on for more information regarding the Kindle’s improvements and features:

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Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the latest Kindle Paperwhite reads like paper—no annoying glare, even in bright sunlight. Paperwhite guides light toward the surface of the display with its next-gen front light—unlike back-lit tablets that shine in your eyes—so you can read comfortably without eyestrain. Adjust your screen’s brightness for great reading in any light.

 

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Add margin notes that you can edit, delete, or even export from Kindle Paperwhite to your computer. Share highlighted sections and meaningful quotes on Facebook and Twitter, and see passages frequently highlighted by other Kindle readers.The Smart Lookup feature integrates entries from The New Oxford American Dictionary with information from X-Ray and Wikipedia so you can access definitions, characters, settings, and more without leaving your page or losing your place.

Words looked up in the dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and instantly see those words in context.You can also 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. Simply press and hold the name to zoom in on a character’s bio.

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Over 400,000 Kindle exclusive titles that you won’t be able to find anywhere else, including books by best-selling authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Ian Fleming, Oliver Pötzsch, and Clive Barker. Shop and subscribe to your favorite magazines and newspapers, such as Newsweek and The New Yorkerfrom Newsstand. New editions are auto-delivered wirelessly direct to your device the second they go on sale.

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Thinner than a pencil, lighter than a paperback—and over 30% lighter than iPad mini. Comfortably hold it in one hand for long reading sessions. Enjoy even better contrast too. Whites are whiter and blacks are blacker, creating sharp, clear text. Kindle Paperwhite’s processor is 25% faster. Books open and pages turn faster for a seamless experience. Kindle Paperwhite also uses the latest in capacitive touch technology, more accurately responding to the smallest touches.

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