Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 1 Wi-Fi (2012), A
Innovative Built-in Light
Paperwhite guides light towards the display from above instead of projecting it out at your eyes like back-lit displays, thereby reducing screen fatigue. You can adjust your screen's brightness to create a perfect reading experience in all lighting conditions, from bright sunlight to bedtime reading.
Read in Bright Sunlight with No Glare
Kindle Paperwhite has a matte screen that reflects light like ordinary paper so you can read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room with no glare.
Read at Night
With Kindle Paperwhite, reading in bed just got better. The patented built-in light illuminates the screen, not the entire room, so you won't disturb your partner when you can't put your book down at night.
Designed for Reading
Unlike a backlit tablet display, Kindle Paperwhite guides light towards the surface of the e-ink display from above so that the light never shines directly towards your eyes, allowing you to read comfortably without eye strain. The built-in light illuminates the screen more evenly than a book light or lighted cover.
Perfectly Balanced Whiteness
We worked on Kindle Paperwhite for over two years to perfect the uniformity of the built-in light, flattening out a fibre optic cable into a sheet, and nanoimprinting to ensure perfectly even distribution of light. Our design uses nanoscale optical diffractive patterns to enable tight control over the direction of the light. Enjoy reading with exceptional lighting uniformity and evenly balanced whiteness across the entire display.
Your eyes adapt to the amount of light around you, so you'll prefer dimmer light when reading in a dark setting and brighter light when reading in well-lit surroundings. You can adjust the brightness of Kindle Paperwhite across a wide spectrum - from low light to full brightness - so you can read comfortably in any setting.
Because our patented technology enables fine-grain control over where the light is diffused, Kindle Paperwhite uses low-power LEDs, requiring very little power to evenly illuminate the entire screen.
Holds Up to 1,100 Books
You'll never have to leave your favourite titles behind. With Kindle Paperwhite, you can keep your entire library at hand wherever you go.
Kindle Paperwhite connects easily to your home Wi-Fi network or Wi-Fi hotspots on the road for quick, convenient access to books and content anywhere you can access Wi-Fi.
Thinner Than a Pencil
Kindle Paperwhite features a new, slimmer design. At just over third of an inch, it is thinner than most pencils.
Explore the "bones of the Book". With a single tap, see all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest.
Adjustable Text Sizes
Design your own perfect reading experience by customising the text size to suit your tastes and reading comfort. Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer.
All six fonts on Kindle Paperwhite have been hand-tuned at the pixel level for maximum readability and comfort. Higher resolution allows for unprecedented sharpness. The new high-resolution display allows for elegant typeface options including Baskerville and Palatino.
Bookmarks and Annotations
Add your own notes to the text just like writing in the margins of a book. Edit, delete, and export your notes. Highlight and clip key passages.
Real Page Numbers
We match the pages of a Kindle book to the text in a print book to identify the corresponding "real" page number. Easily reference and cite passages or read alongside others in a book club or class. Available on tens of thousands of our most popular Kindle books. Page numbers are displayed when you push the menu button.
Read with One Hand
Lighter than a paperback, you can comfortably hold Kindle Paperwhite in either hand for long reading sessions without fatigue or discomfort.
Fast, Easy Page Turns
EasyReach tap zones on Kindle Paperwhite's responsive touchscreen let you tap lightly to turn pages. No need to swipe or use two hands for fast, seamless page turns.
Time to Read
Time to Read is a new feature for Kindle Paperwhite that helps you know 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. With Time to Read, it's never been easier to decide when to start a new chapter or finish the chapter you're reading.
Our Whispersync technology synchronises your last page location, bookmarks, and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading.
Parental Controls allow you to restrict access to the Kindle Store, Cloud, and Experimental Web Browser so you can give Kindle Paperwhite to a child worry-free.
- 2GB Internal Memory
- 6" Paperwhite Display
- Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
- USB 2.0
- Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
- Built-in light, 212ppi, optimised font technology, 16-level grey scale
- 169 x 117 x 9.1 mm
- 213 g
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