Amazon starts a new chapter with Paperwhite, unveils an update due Sept. 30

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Amazon has outed an all-new Kindle Paperwhite, hours after a listing for the upgraded e-reader appeared prior to it was yanked.

Now, it looks like Amazon is putting its foot down on the brand-new and enhanced Paperwhite, leaving the $119 (with special deals) product’s order page up for all to gawk at. Without special deals (a.k.a. ads), the brand-new Paperwhite will retail for $139, though it looks to be U.S.-only in the meantime. The Paperwhite’s cost changes to about ₤ 76/AU$131 and ₤ 89/AU$153, respectively.

We are not reviewing an entirely made-over machine here, rather seeing some incremental renovations that should rate to readers.

New screen tech supposedly improves the screen’s contrast renders and offers better reflectivity, while a next-gen built-in light helps lead light closer to the screen, translating into less eyestrain.

There’s a 25 % faster processor, so you need to be able to breezily skim pages and search for tip-of-the-tongue definitions. A 19 % tighter touch grid supposedly assists the new Paperwhite reply to even the tiniest pricks with increased accuracy.

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While the outdoors looks mostly the same and there’s not an extreme jump in internals, there are a couple of software application additions that ought to make the gadget a much better buy than before.

The brand-new Paperwhite (we are back to trying not to compose “Paperweight”) will eventually land with Goodreads integration, providing individuals a peak at exactly what 20 million-plus individuals are reading plus the capability to rate checks out.

Kindle FreeTime for Paperwhite is likewise on the way, tailored towards providing more youthful readers some age-appropriate rewards to hitting guides.

The brand-new Paperwhite will likewise include Smart Lookup, Lexicon Home builder and Kindle Page Flip features.