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Thinner and lighter Amazon Kindle launched in India at Rs 5,999

The new Kindle comes in white and black color options.

Amazon has announced the launch of a newer version of Kindle in India. The latest Amazon Kindle comes with all new design, which is thinner and lighter than its previous versions. The new Kindle is priced at Rs 5,999 and comes in white and black color options. The new kindle comes with free cloud storage for all Amazon content.

The new Kindle promises to boost the readers' experience. As per Amazon, it doesn't strain eyes, as touchscreen display reads like real paper. Its thin and light for one-handed reading, unlike other tablets. The screen has no blue light to disturb your sleep. Besides, the new Kindle claims to offer enhanced battery life, enhanced search, Goodreads integration, Vocabulary Builder, Word Wise and can connect easily to your home WiFi network or WiFi hotspots on the road.

As far as technical specifications are concerned, the new Kindle features a 6" display made with E Ink Pearl technology and has pixel density of 167 ppi, optimised font technology, and 16-level grey scale. It has a storage capacity of 4 GB. Its battery claims to be fully charge in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable ans its single charge lasts up to four weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day without WiFi. The Ebook reader supports public and private WiFi 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 WiFi Protected Setup (WPS). Further, Kindle supports various formats such as Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP through conversion. The new Kindle measures 160 mm x 115 mm x 9.1 mm and weighs around 161 grams.

First Published : Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 11:51

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