Look It Up Instantly
IMPROVED – Kindle Paperwhite's Smart Lookup feature integrates a full dictionary with X-Ray and Wikipedia so you can access definitions, characters, settings and more without leaving your page or losing your place. Show me
Go Deeper with X-Ray
Exclusive on Kindle: explore the "bones" of the book. See all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest. Simply press and hold the name to zoom in on a character's biography. Show me
Enhance Your Vocabulary
NEW – Words looked up in the dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards and instantly see those words in context. Show me
Kindle for Kids
Encourage children to read even more with Kindle for Kids for Kindle Paperwhite. Kindle for Kids lets you create personalised profiles for kids and give them access to titles from your collection of books. Children are rewarded with achievement badges that keep track of their personal reading accomplishments. A progress report keeps parents updated on total time spent reading, number of words looked up, badges earned and books read.
Read in the Dark
IMPROVED – Paperwhite guides light towards the surface of the display with its next generation front light – unlike back-lit tablets that shine in your eyes – so you can read comfortably without straining your eyes. Adjust your screen's brightness for great reading in any light.
Adjust Your Text Size
Design your own perfect reading experience by increasing the text size to suit you. Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer. Show me
Carry Your Entire Library
Kindle Paperwhite holds over 1,000 books, so you'll never have to leave your favourite titles behind. With Kindle Paperwhite you can keep your entire library at hand wherever you go.
Organise Your Books
Organise your digital library as easily as a physical bookshelf with Cloud Collections. As your collection grows, arrange titles into customised categories and see your collections everywhere in the Kindle ecosystem - on Kindle Paperwhite, tablets and smartphones.
Squeeze In That Last Chapter
See at a glance how long it will take to finish a chapter or book. Time to Read is personalised based on your reading speed and constantly updated as your speed and habits change. With Time to Read it's never been easier to decide when to start a new chapter or finish the chapter you're reading. Show me
Pick Up Where You Left Off
Whispersync technology synchronises your last page location, bookmarks and annotations across all your devices so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading.
Never Be Without a Book
Shop Amazon's expansive selection, choose a title and begin reading your next book in seconds. Our fast wireless delivers books in under 60 seconds – no computer required.
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