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Amazon introduces new Kindle with adjustable front light
Posted on 21-Mar-2019 20:14 | Filed under: News


Amazon introduces new Kindle with adjustable front light

Amazon has introduced an all-new Kindle, which enables you to adjust the display brightness to read comfortably in even more places—whether indoors at night or outside in the sun. The all-new Kindle also includes an updated design. The all-new Kindle comes in black or white for $159 and will be available at Noel Leeming and JB Hi-Fi from 10th April. 

 

“Customers consistently tell us how much they appreciate having a front light on Kindle devices so they can read in any environment—from a sunny patio to their bed at night,” said Kevin Keith, Vice President, Amazon Devices. “The team worked hard to bring this customer-favourite feature to our most affordable device, and we’re excited to introduce the all-new Kindle to New Zealand.”

 

Like all Kindle devices, the all-new Kindle provides a reading experience with no distractions and includes a glare-free display with laser-quality text that’s easy to read. The new adjustable front light makes it even more comfortable to read in a variety of places while still delivering weeks of battery life. The all-new Kindle also includes updated electronic ink technology for better contrast and now uses capacitive touch to prevent accidental swipes on the six-inch, 167 ppi display.

 

The refreshed design delivers all these great features while keeping the device thin and light, so it’s easy to hold in one hand for long reading sessions. And the all-new Kindle comes with features customers love—storage to hold thousands of books so you can take your library with you, a battery life that lasts weeks not hours, and a durable design that makes it easy to bring with you on the go.

 

The all-new Kindle helps you go beyond a book with Amazon’s newest reading features. Now, when you finish a book, it will automatically be marked as read in your library and synced across your reading devices including Kindle and the free Kindle apps for iOS and Android. With just a few taps, you can filter to see which books you’ve read and which you haven’t, so organising your library is easier than before.

 

This new feature will be delivered as a free, over-the-air update to the all-new Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite Gen 6 to current (released in 2013), and newer devices in the coming months.

 

The all-new Kindle includes all the features that have made the Kindle family the best devices for reading:

 

  • Whispersync—Saves and synchronises your last page read, bookmarks, and annotations from your Kindle eBooks across all of your Kindle devices and apps, so you can always pick up where you left off on any device.
  • Goodreads—Kindle is integrated with the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations, with over 85 million members and 86 million book reviews.
  • X-Ray—see all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places, or topics of interest.
  • Smart Lookup—Integrates a full dictionary definition with other reference information via X-Ray and Wikipedia.

The new device joins Kindle Paperwhite, which features a high-resolution, 300 ppi display with a flush-front design and waterproofing, and Kindle Oasis, which includes a seven-inch, high-resolution display, waterproofing, and an ergonomic design.

 

The all-new Kindle is $159 and will be available at Noel Leeming and JB Hi-Fi from 10th April. Additionally, you will be able to purchase a cover for your all-new Kindle for just $49.95. Covers are thin, snap perfectly onto your device, and are made of woven fabric in a variety of colours, including charcoal black, sandstone white, cobalt blue, and punch red.

 










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