Amazon released updated model of its most affordable Kindle reader. Novelty became more thin and light and got increased volume of internal memory as compared with device of previous generation.
Updated reader Amazon Kindle contains 6-inch touch screen E Ink Pearl with pixel density of 167 PPI. Display can display image in 16 shades of gray. Backlight is not provided. Device has 4 GB of flash memory. Producer mentions that 4 GB is enough for storage of thousands of books. Also buyers can use free cloud storage of Amazon. Updated Kindle supports micro USB 2.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n.
What’s new in Kindle?
Built-in battery allows reader to work without charging during 4 weeks (on conditions that you read on half an hour daily without using Wi-Fi). Full charging via USB port of PC takes approximately 4 hours. Novelty has more rounded corners that makes reading with holding up reader in one hand more comfortable.
Also producer mentions about several new features. Among them, there are new interface with possibility of customization of home screen, export of notes, support of sound transmission via Bluetooth for connection of accessories and text voicing (VoiceView) for users with vision problems.
New Kindle is already accessible for order at Amazon at the price of $79.99 with white and black variants of body. Supplies will start on 7 July.