Amazon Kindle 6" WiFi eReader with Glare-Free Touch Display & Powerfast Charger
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Travel light - ideal for taking away on your holiday. Swap a pile of paperbacks for the lightweight Kindle and save on weight allowance and space! Plus, as it holds thousands of books, it's perfect for your commute, long journeys and flights, as if you finish your book, you can simply start on another one.
Sitting comfortably - the Kindle is now 11% thinner and 16% lighter than the previous generation device, meaning it's comfortable to hold in just one hand no matter how long you want to read for. Plus, as it's purely a dedicated eReader, you can get lost in a novel without any distractions such as email alerts or notifications.
Used to books? - unlike reflective screens, the Kindle has no glare, and a high resolution 167 ppi display for crisp, print-quality text that reads like real paper.
Super-long battery life - the Kindle doesn't require power to maintain a page of text, meaning a single charge can last for up to four weeks (based on half an hour of reading per day with wireless off) and won't leave you tethered to a socket.
Share and share alike - with the Family Library, your Amazon account can be linked to that of your partner, friend, or family member, so for the first time, you and your family can access and easily share not only your own Kindle books, but books from your chosen person’s Amazon account as well.
Variety and value - Amazon offer a huge selection of over four million books, newspapers and magazines at fantastic prices, including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives you won't find anywhere else and more. Plus you can read more than one million free books, including classics like Pride and Prejudice and Treasure Island, and download and read samples for free before you decide to buy.
Squeeze in that last chapter - the personalised Time to Read feature based on your reading speed, is constantly updated as your speed and habits change, so you can see at a glance how long the chapter will take to finish.
Kindle Unlimited - read as much as you want, choosing from over 1 million titles and thousands of audiobooks. From mysteries and romance to sci-fi and more, freely explore new authors, books and genres on any device for just £7.99 a month. You can try Kindle Unlimited for free for 30 days.
Kindle for Kids - encourage kids to read more with personalised profiles for kids, and access to titles from your collection of books, achievement badges when they reach their goals, plus progress reports that keep parents updated on total time spent reading, number of words looked up, badges earned and books read.
Parental controls - kids won’t be able to access inappropriate content or websites, or accidentally make purchases as Kindle for Kids blocks access to browsing and purchasing in the Kindle store, access to the Internet, access to Wikipedia and disables social sharing.
Share with friends on Goodreads - this new feature means you can connect with the largest online community of book lovers, see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read. Some Goodreads on Kindle are only available when connected to Wi-Fi.
Special offers and sponsored screensavers - the device comes with special offers, which means you will receive personalised advertisements directly on the bottom of the home screen and on the screensaver of your device. These offers don't interrupt you while you're using the device and you can choose to opt out of these for £10 any time after you have registered the device.
- Sharp, dark text with hand-tuned fonts at the pixel level for maximum readability and comfort
- Page Flip means you can skim page-by-page, scan by chapter, or skip to the end without losing your place
- Add margin notes that you can edit, delete or even export from your device to your computer
- Share highlighted sections and meaningful quotes on Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads, and see passages frequently highlighted by other Kindle readers
- Smart Lookup integrates a full dictionary with X-Ray and Wikipedia so you can access definitions, characters, settings and more without leaving your page
- Word Wise allows you to look up simple definitions, synonyms and more, plus you can adjust the number of hints you see with a simple slider
- X-Ray lets you explore the bones of the book, see relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places, or topics of interest with a new timeline view so you can remind yourself of what’s happened
- Enhance your knowledge with Vocabulary Builder - it lets you swipe through your words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and see words in context
- Eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer
- Whispersync technology synchronises your last page read, bookmarks and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading
- Tap any word or highlight a section to translate it into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese and more (translations are provided by Bing Translator)
What's in the box?
- 1 x USB 2.0 charging cable
- Quick start guide
- Amazon PowerFast USB charger for accelerated charging - fully charges your Fire tablet or Kindle eReader in less than five hours. Compatible with all Fire tablets, all Kindle eReaders, and with most devices with a micro USB port
- Display: Amazon's 6" display with Pearl e-paper technology, 167 ppi, optimised font technology, 16-level grey scale
- Fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content
- On-device storage: 4GB; holds thousands of books
- Cloud storage: free Cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Battery life: a single charge lasts up to four weeks, based on half an hour of reading per day with wireless off (battery life will vary based on wireless usage)
- Charge time: fully charges in approximately four hours from a computer via USB cable
- Wi-Fi connectivity: supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
- Content formats supported: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
- Kindle user guide pre-installed on device
- Additional information in multiple languages available online
- Kindle (l x w x d): 16.9cm x 11.9cm x 1cm (6.7" x 4.7" x 0.4")
- Weight: 191g
All measurements are approximate