The All-New Kindle Paperwhite
Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage
The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet—with a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight.
Now waterproof, so you’re free to read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or in the bath. Your Kindle has been tested to withstand accidental immersion in water.
Enjoy twice the storage with 8 GB. Or choose 32 GB to hold more magazines, comics, and audiobooks. Now with Audible. Pair with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen to your story. A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours. The built-in adjustable light lets you read indoors and outdoors, day and night. Get instant access to new releases and bestsellers, plus over a million titles at $2.99 or less.
Pack Lighter, Travel Farther
The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, with a sleek, modern design so you can read comfortably for hours. Features our signature 300 ppi, glare-free Paperwhite display, laser-quality text, and twice the storage of the previous generation. Plus a single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.
Make a Splash
With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, you’re free to read and relax in more places, including the beach, pool, or bath. In laboratory, Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes and 0.25 meters for 3 minutes in seawater. Learn more about waterproof features.
Take the Story With You
Now with Audible, Kindle Paperwhite lets you switch seamlessly between reading and listening via Bluetooth-enabled speakers or headphones.
Experience the best of Audible with membership—if you’re new to Audible, sign up for an Audible free trial and get two free audiobooks. With 8 GB of storage, your Kindle Paperwhite lets you store more audiobooks than ever before.
*Kindle devices don’t support Immersion Reading, which lets you listen and read along as the text highlights.
Goes Beyond a Book
Adjust the text size and boldness and read with Kindle-exclusive fonts, hand tuned to provide maximum readability. Whisper sync lets you seamlessly switch between reading and listening on your Kindle and Kindle app without losing your place (requires Wi-Fi connectivity).
Finding new stories has never been easier with Kindle. Enjoy access to Kindle exclusive titles you won’t find anywhere else. Prime members have unlimited access to over a thousand books, magazines, and more. With Kindle Unlimited get access to over one million titles and thousands of audiobooks.
Amazon’s 6” Paperwhite display technology with built-in light, 300ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.
6.6” x 4.6” x 0.3” ( 167 x 116 x 8.18 mm).
Wi-Fi: 6.4 oz (182 g) Wi-Fi. Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.
None; fully wireless and doesn’t require a computer to download content.
8 GB or 32 GB; holds thousands of books.
Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.
A single charge lasts up to six (6) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at 13. Battery life will vary based on light settings, wireless usage. Audible audiobook streaming over Bluetooth will reduce battery life.
Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable or fully charges in less than 3 hours with a 5W USB power adapter.
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).
VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, provides spoken feedback allowing you to navigate your device and read books with text-to-speech (available in English only). Kindle Paperwhite also includes the ability to invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle
Content Formats Supported
Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).
Learn more about Kindle devices with our Quick Start Guide and Kindle User Guide.
Included in the Box
Kindle Paperwhite, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide.
Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes. Learn more about the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite.
Black, Twilight Blue, Plum, Sage
Kindle Paperwhite 10th Generation – 2018 release.
Software Security Updates
This device receives guaranteed software security updates until at least four years after the device is last available for purchase as a new unit on our websites. Learn more about these software security updates. If you already own a Kindle, visit Manage Your Content and Devices for information specific to your device.