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    • Original Amazon 5W, 1A power adaptor compatible with most USB-enabled devices (requires USB cable, not included with charger)
    • Approved for use with all Kindle E-readers, Fire tablets and Fire TV Stick
    • Compatible with most USB-enabled devices (smartphones, tablets, E-readers and more)
    • Designed for use with the USB to micro-USB cable included with most Amazon devices and replacements sold in the Amazon Devices store
  • Amazon Protective Cover for Kindle (8th Generation - 2016 release), Black

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    Colour: Black
    • Designed by Amazon to perfectly fit your Kindle (8th Generation - 2016 release) - will not fit previous-generation Kindle devices and no other Kindle model
    • Wake or put your device to sleep by opening or closing the cover
    • Slim design easily and securely attaches to your Kindle
    • Magnetic clasp ensures cover is securely closed
    • Cover folds back for easy one-handed reading
    • Cover can remain on your Kindle for charging
    • Durable polyurethane exterior protects your Kindle against scratches
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    Colour: Paris
    • Certified "Made for Amazon" accessory, designed to fit and protect your Kindle Paperwhite (all generations), Kindle (5th, 7th and 8th Generation - 2012/2014/2016 release) and Kindle Touch (4th Generation - 2014 release)
    • Hardback-style cover protects your library
    • Protective book-like cover with padding neoprene layer as shock-absorber
    • Durable elastic straps keep your Kindle secure and front cover fastened
    • Black microsuede interior is gentle on your screen and soft to the touch
  • NuPro Slim-Fit Case for Kindle (8th Generation - 2016 release)

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    £14.99
    Colour: Black
    • Slim, lightweight and form-fitted cover protects your Kindle (8th generation - 2016 release) - will not fit past Kindle generations or other Kindle models
    • Automatically wake your Kindle or put it to sleep by simply opening or closing the cover
    • Magnet ensures cover is securely closed
    • Cover folds back for easy one-handed reading, and can remain on your Kindle for charging
    • Durable polyurethane exterior with microfibre interior protects your Kindle against scratches
  • 2 year Amazon Protect Breakdown & Accidental Damage Cover for Kindle (8th generation - 2016 release), limited to UK residents

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    £22.50
    Service plan term: 2 years
    • Accidental damage cover including mechanical and electrical breakdown.
    • Amazon Protect only covers products purchased on the same day from Amazon.co.uk.
    • E-mail delivery of policy documents within 24 hours.
    • If your product cannot be repaired, you choose between a replacement or an Amazon Gift Card to the value of a replacement.
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  • Kindle Unlimited (6-Month Membership)

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    £47.94
    Service plan term: 6 months
    • Unlimited reading from over 1 million titles.
    • Unlimited listening to thousands of audiobooks.
    • Access on any Kindle device, smartphone, tablet or computer.

Amazon 5W USB Original Charger and Power Adapter (compatible with most devices including tablets, E-readers, smartphones and more)

from Amazon.co.uk
4.4 out of 5 stars 85 customer reviews
£11.99
  • Original Amazon 5W, 1A power adaptor compatible with most USB-enabled devices (requires USB cable, not included with charger)
  • Approved for use with all Kindle E-readers, Fire tablets and Fire TV Stick
  • Compatible with most USB-enabled devices (smartphones, tablets, E-readers and more)
  • Designed for use with the USB to micro-USB cable included with most Amazon devices and replacements sold in the Amazon Devices store

Amazon Protective Cover for Kindle (8th Generation - 2016 release), Black

from Amazon.co.uk
4.4 out of 5 stars 328 customer reviews
£19.99
  • Designed by Amazon to perfectly fit your Kindle (8th Generation - 2016 release) - will not fit previous-generation Kindle devices and no other Kindle model
  • Wake or put your device to sleep by opening or closing the cover
  • Slim design easily and securely attaches to your Kindle
  • Magnetic clasp ensures cover is securely closed
  • Cover folds back for easy one-handed reading
  • Cover can remain on your Kindle for charging
  • Durable polyurethane exterior protects your Kindle against scratches

Planning on reading in low-light settings?
Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage and Kindle Oasis offer a built-in light. Learn more

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Kindle Essentials Bundle

  • Design is thinner and lighter than the previous-generation Kindle, and available in your choice of black or white
  • Touchscreen display that reads like printed paper. Unlike tablets, no screen glare, even in bright sunlight
  • Keep reading-a single charge lasts weeks, not hours
  • Indulge your love of reading without e-mail alerts or push notifications
  • Massive selection, low prices-over 5.5 million books including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives and more
  • Prime members read for free with unlimited access to a rotating selection of more than a thousand titles
  • Now with Audible you have access to over 200,000 audio titles. Pair with Bluetooth to take the story with you anytime, anywhere
A book lover's new best friend

Thin and light for one-handed reading

Now Kindle is 11% thinner and 16% lighter than the previous-generation Kindle, making it easy and comfortable to hold in one hand.

No glare in bright sunlight

Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the latest Kindle reads like paper – no annoying glare, even in bright sunlight.

Reads like the printed page

Kindle uses actual ink particles and proprietary, hand-built fonts to create crisp text similar to what you see in a physical book. The blacks and whites on the screen are uniform, improving image quality.

Weeks-long battery life

Kindle does not require power to maintain a page of text, allowing you to read for weeks on a single charge.

Unlike tablets, no blue light to disturb your sleep

Recent studies by the Harvard Health Publication have shown that evening exposure to blue light from backlit screens such as tablets and smartphones can suppress the body’s production of melatonin, a naturally occurring hormone that helps the body fall asleep. Because the Kindle display emits no light, you can read anytime without losing any sleep.

No distractions

Kindle is purposely designed as a dedicated e-reader. Indulge your love of reading without interruptions such as e-mail alerts or push notifications.

Compare Kindle E-readers

Kindle Kindle Paperwhite Kindle Voyage Kindle Oasis
Price £59.99 £109.99 £169.99 £229.99
Screen Size 6" glare-free 6" glare-free 6" glare-free 7" glare-free
Waterproof No No No Yes – IPX8 (up to 2 metres, up to 60 minutes in fresh water)
Audible Yes No No Yes
Storage 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB 8 GB or 32 GB
Built-in Light No Yes Yes + Adaptive front light Yes – 12 LEDs + Adaptive light sensor
Page Turns Touchscreen Touchscreen Touchscreen + PagePress Touchscreen + page-turn buttons
Resolution 167 ppi 300 ppi 300 ppi 300 ppi
Colours Black, White Black, White Black Graphite, Gold
Battery Life Battery lasts weeks on a single charge Battery lasts weeks on a single charge Battery lasts weeks on a single charge Battery lasts weeks on a single charge
Connectivity Wi-Fi Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + free 3G Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + free 3G Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + free 3G
Weight 161 grams Wi-Fi: 205 grams
Wi-Fi + 3G: 217grams
Wi-Fi: 180 grams
Wi-Fi + 3G: 188 grams
194 grams
Dimensions 160 mm x 115 mm x 9.1 mm 169 mm x 117 mm x 9.1 mm 162 mm x 115 mm x 7.6 mm 159 mm x 141 mm x 3.4 - 8.3 mm
Every Kindle E-reader...
... and goes beyond a book

Look it up instantly without leaving your page

Kindle'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.

Share your library with family

With Family Library, you and your family can access and easily share not only your own Kindle books, but also books from the linked Amazon account of a spouse or partner.

Read more challenging books

Word Wise makes it easier to enjoy and quickly understand more challenging books. Short and simple definitions appear above difficult words automatically, so you can continue reading with fewer interruptions. Tap on a word to call up a simple card with definitions, synonyms and more. You can adjust the number of hints you see with a simple slider.

Expanded X-Ray for books

X-Ray lets you 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. X-Ray’s new timeline view lets you easily flip through notable passages to remind yourself of what’s happened in the book, or navigate easily through images.

Enhance your vocabulary

Words looked up in the dictionary are added to Vocabulary Builder automatically to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and instantly see those words in context.

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 is constantly updated as your speed and habits change.

Adjust your text size

Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes and keep you reading longer.

Pick up where you left off

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.

Translate passages instantly

Tap any word or highlight a section to translate it instantly into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese and more. Translations are provided by Bing Translator.

Share with friends on Goodreads

With Goodreads on Kindle, 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 features are only available when connected to Wi-Fi.

Learn more about a book before you start reading

With About This Book, see background information about the author, other books in the series and more.

Low prices, massive selection

Unlimited reading on any device with Prime

Prime Reading gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current magazines, comics, Kindle Singles and more. With access from any device – including your phone, tablet or Kindle – you can read however you want, wherever you want.

Lowest book prices

We check prices every day to make sure our prices are the lowest of any e-book store in the UK. Compare our book prices - you'll like what you find.

Massive selection

Over 5.5 million books, newspapers and magazines, including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives and more.

Kindle Unlimited

With Kindle Unlimited, you can read as much as you want, choosing from over one 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. Try Kindle Unlimited for free for 30 days. Learn more.

Exclusive Kindle titles

Over one million Kindle-exclusive titles that you won't be able to find anywhere else, including books by bestselling authors such as Michael Ridpath, Marcus Sedgwick and Phil Rickman.

Free books in the public domain

More than one million free books, such as Pride and Prejudice and Treasure Island, are available.

Free book samples

Download and read samples for free before you decide to buy.

It's not screen time - it's book time
Personalise your Kindle

Better together

Slim, form-fitting covers designed by Amazon perfectly fit your Kindle and provide full front and back protection. The covers are easy to securely attach and remove, and fold back for easy one-handed reading. They automatically put your Kindle to sleep when it is closed and wake it upon opening, making it easy to jump back into your book.

We've got you covered

A cover crafted from durable polyurethane with a microfibre interior protects your Kindle and keeps your screen clean without adding bulk, making it perfect for taking your Kindle wherever you go. Learn more

Plus other features you've come to expect from Kindle

Customise to your language

Kindle can be used in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Dutch and Simplified Chinese. You can easily select the language that you are most comfortable with and enjoy instant dictionary lookups in any of these languages.

Read books in other languages

Kindle supports the display of non-Latin characters, so you can read books and documents in your favourite language, including enhanced support for Japanese and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). Kindle also displays Korean, Cyrillic, Latin and Greek scripts and provides free access to several international dictionaries.

Never lose a book

We automatically back up your entire Kindle library for free in the Cloud, so there's never a worry about losing your books. Re-download wirelessly anytime for free.

Carry and read personal documents

E-mail documents – including Word, PDF and more – directly to your Kindle and read them in Kindle format.

Follow along with page numbers

We match the pages of a Kindle book to the text in a print book to identify the corresponding page number. Easily reference and cite passages or read alongside others in a book club or class.

Get special offers

You’ll receive special offers and sponsored screensavers directly on your Kindle. Offers display on the Kindle screensaver and on the bottom of the home screen when not in use – they don’t interrupt reading.

Read children's books and comics

Kindle supports children's books with Kindle Text Pop-Up and comic books with Kindle Panel View, which allows you to read a comic book panel by panel.

Organise your library

Organise your Kindle library into customised collections or categories to easily access any book you are looking for. You can add an item to multiple collections to make organising and finding titles even easier.

Technical Details

Tech Specs

Kindle

Display

Amazon's 6'' display technology with E Ink Pearl, 167 ppi, optimised font technology, 16-level grey scale

Size

160 mm x 115 mm x 9.1 mm

Weight

161 grams
Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process

System Requirements

None; fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content

On-Device Storage

4 GB; 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 4 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

Accessibility Features

VoiceView and the ability to adjust font size, line spacing and margins enable access to the vast majority of Kindle features. VoiceView features IVONA's award-winning natural language text-to-speech voice. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.

Documentation

Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User's Guide (pre-installed on device). Additional information in multiple languages available online

Warranty and Service

Kindle is sold with a limited warranty of one year provided by the manufacturer. If you are a consumer, the limited warranty is in addition to your consumer rights, and does not jeopardize these rights in any way. This means you may still have additional rights at law even after the limited warranty has expired (for further information on your consumer rights, click here). Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here

Included in the Box

Kindle, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide


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