Amazon lights up $119 Kindle Paperwhite
Amazon introduced its Kindle Paperwhite e-reader today, showcasing the new device’s lighted screen and lengthy battery life at an event in Santa Monica, Calif.
The device will cost $119 and ships October 1. A 3G version will be available for $179. A $69 entry-level Kindle, $10 cheaper than the previous edition, will be available September 14.
The Paperwhite has a resolution of 212 pixels per inch (62 percent higher resolution than the current Kindle) and boasts eight weeks of battery life with the light on — twice as much longevity as the Nook Glowlight, CEO Jeff Bezos said at the event….
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