New water-proof Kindle Paperwhite in India for Rs 12999

Judy Cobb
October 19, 2018

The new Kindle Paperwhite comes with a thinner and lighter design, sleek flush-front display, and waterproofing and will be available for pre-order starting today for a starting price of Rs 12,999.

According to Amazon, it is the lightest and thinnest device measuring 8.18mm in thickness and weighing in at 182g.

With a 6-inch, high resolution 300 ppi display, it also includes five LEDs and an adjustable front light.

The new Kindle Paperwhite also includes a new home screen to make finding your books even easier.

The 8GB version will set you back $129.99 while the insanely large 32GB Paperwhite will cost you $159.99.

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On Tuesday, Amazon announced its newly designed Kindle Paperwhite. What that inevitably means is you can literally throw your Kindle Paperwhite in your swimming pool, play a game of Marco Polo, then swim down to the surface to fish it out an hour later - and it will still work. And for Kindles that get shared between multiple users, or just people with varied reading preferences, the 2018 Paperwhite features a new font settings list that let's you switch between various user-created templates with just a few quick taps.

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For a limited time, Amazon is offering free three months of Kindle Unlimited subscription and a 2-year extended warranty for all pre-ordered devices. We can probably expect to see the updated e-reader here in time for the festive season. And thanks to newly added IPX8 water-resistance, the 2018 Paperwhite is joining the Oasis as the only other Kindle that's not afraid to get wet.

One of the big advantages of the Forma is that you can borrow ebooks directly from your local library, if they do business with Overdrive.

The Paperwhite is "ten percent thinner and lighter" than the older version, Chinn said.

Amazon has launched a new Kindle called as Paperwhite with waterproof technology. 2x the storage The new Kindle Paperwhite comes with twice the storage so users can keep more content on their device. The 32 GB with free cellular connectivity is $239.99.

Amazon's Kindle line of e-readers has been available in Canada since 2009 through Amazon.com, with the device making its way to Amazon.ca in early 2013.

The 8 GB model will start shipping from 14 November onwards, with the 32 GB variant shipping a little later.

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