The giant online retailer has announced the release of the new Kindle Paperwhite.
The new e-reader comes with a better resolution display of 300ppi and other improved features for a better reading experience.
The new Kindle Paperwhite is now available for pre-order and it will start shipping starting June 30.
Amazon’s new e-reader comes as a replacement for the previous Paperwhite version that featured a lower resolution at the same price as the new one.
The battery life hasn’t changed on the new Kindle Paperwhite and Amazon promises weeks of reading on a single charge.
Amazon’s new Kindle also comes with a different reading font called Bookerly.
The new font was designed to make the text easier to read at any no matter its size.
Amazon claims that the new Bookerly font will help users read the text faster without straining the eyes.
According to the company, the new e-reader also features a new typesetting engine designed to offer a better hyphenation, character placement and spacing.
If the reader wants to change the text size on the new Kindle Paperwhite, the page layout changes so that it can accommodate the text, images and drop caps.
If the users want to read with a bigger font, the columns, margins, indents, borders and nested lists are customized in order for the number of words on the page remains the same.
Like other Kindle versions, the new Paperwhite also comes with features like Whispersync, Goodreads integration, X-ray, Page Flip, Word Wise, Smart Lookup, etc.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, talked about the new Kindle Paperwhite saying that his company loves to invent new devices for the readers.
Bezos said that the new e-reader is very particular about details that are important to the readers.
The new Kindle has a high-resolution display so that words can appear clearer and crisper.
Amazon CEO talked about the new font Bookerly that was crafted specially for reading Kindle books, and the new typesetting tool that makes the pages look more elegant.
Bezos said that all the improvements on the new Kindle Paperwhite will help the user read faster and with less eyestrain, making it easier for the readers to lose themselves in the world of books.
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