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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite with Special Offers (2nd Gen)
 
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$119.85 - $218.49
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Summary: A 6-inch e-book reader with a monochrome Paperwhite display with a built-in light. It comes with 2GB of memory. It uses touchscreen navigation and has Wi-Fi for buying e-books.
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Type: 6- to 7-inch display e-book readers
About - Amazon Kindle Paperwhite with Special Offers (2nd Gen)

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite with Special Offers (2nd gen) is a 6-inch e-book reader with a monochrome Paperwhite display with a built-in light. It comes with 2GB of memory. It uses touchscreen navigation. It has 802.11n Wi-Fi for buying ebooks and surfing the web.

The Kindle Paperwhite with Special Offers (2nd gen) measures 6.6 inches high by 4.6 inches wide by 0.4 inches thick and weighs 7.36 ounces. It comes with a 12-month warranty on parts and labor.


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About This Brand

Amazon's virtual online store opened in July 1995 and continues to grow. Its first piece of hardware, the Kindle, was released in November 2007. The Kindle now has a variety of e-reader e-ink offerings that include Wi-Fi and/or Wi-Fi and 3G, with or without a touch screen, with or without a light, different sized screens, and with and without "special offers" models that have limited time offers and ads on the screen savers. Amazon also makes tablets: the Kindle Fire and the Kindle Fire HD, which are Wi-Fi only and/or Wi-Fi and 4G LCD color devices for music, books, movies, games, and more, and come in a choice of 2 screen sizes and more (see tablets).

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Features & Specs - Amazon Kindle Paperwhite with Special Offers (2nd Gen)
info E-book store Amazon
info Library loaning Yes
info Unsecured e-book formats AZW, MOBI, PDF, PRC
info DRM e-book formats AZW, AZW3
info Other document formats DOC, DOCX, HTML, TXT
info Wi-Fi Yes
info 3G carrier NA
info Internal memory (GB) 2
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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Excellent for eReading,but not browsing
11/20/2013
Pros
Compact Design
Easy To Read
Long Battery Life
Variable Backlighting
Cons
Amazon Browser
Best Uses
Academics
Bedtime Reading
Commutting
Entertainment
Everyday 
Travel
Comment:
Very purpose-built as eReader and does an outstanding job of that. Not good for web browsing or email reading due to proprietary software vs. Google Chrome.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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