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Kindle Paperwhite

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the build quality and usability. The battery and performance also get good comments, but many are less positive about the value for money.

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value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Kindle Paperwhite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Kindle Paperwhite Review

 

The Kindle Paperwhite is the first ebook reader from Amazon to incorporate a frontlight for reading in lower lighting conditions. The light also gives the screen more of a white appearance than previous Kindles, hence the name Paperwhite.

The LED frontlights and E Ink display combine to make the Paperwhite's screen readable in all lighting conditions ; It feels well-built and comfortable to hold, and the design is much improved over last year's Kindle Touch—it's thinner, better...

The frontlighting isn't perfectly uniform across the screen, and some screens show discolorations in certain lighting conditions ; Amazon removed all audio support on this model, including text-to-speech, and also cut the storage space in half from...

It's hard not to be a little disappointed with the Kindle Paperwhite given the fact the lighting isn't perfectly uniform across the entire screen and there's no longer any text-to-speech or audio support, but at the end of the day it's still my...

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Kindle Paperwhite

 

The Kindle Paperwhite offers a completely different eBook reading experience. Because of the unique Paperwhite screen, which offers up to 62 percent more pixels than other eReaders, words will appear clearer, making reading even more enjoyable. It also...

The Kindle Paperwhite comes with a unique lighting system that allows you read in bright or low light conditions

This Kindle does not offer text-to-speech capabilities

If you enjoy reading in a variety of different places, such as while sitting on the beach, or at night in bed, the Paperwhite has got you covered.

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Kindle Paperwhite review

 

Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is the best Kindle ereader the company has ever made, says Matt Warman. But can it compete with a full-blown tablet that's not much more expensive?

Yet the Kindle is just an ereader – for £159 you can have a Kindle Fire HD or a Google Nexus 7. These are tablets that will let you read books, but also browse the web, download apps and check your emails too. They have none of the battery life...

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