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Kindle Scribe
Kindle Scribe
Kindle Scribe
Kindle Scribe

Informr score
The Kindle Scribe currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 27 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Screen Size
Screen Size
16/32/64 GB
16/32/64 GB
42 hours
Reading Time

What the Critics Are Saying...


If you’ve been waiting for Amazon to make a Kindle with a large display, and want to do some simple note-taking, the Kindle Scribe could be a great device for you. Its big, beautiful display makes reading a pleasure, and so long as your productivity needs start and stop with jotting down a few ideas...

- Séamus Bellamy, Reviewed
Android Authority
Android Authority

The Kindle Scribe offers Amazon's best e-reader features in a larger form factor with pen support. The big 10.2-inch display is perfect for sketching, reading, and annotating books and PDFs. The version with the Premium Pen costs $30 more than the one with the Basic Pen, but is worth it for the eras...

- Rita El Khoury, Android Authority
Android Central
Android Central

Amazon took the Kindle e-reader template and added the option to take notes and annotate your e-book library. An instant recipe for success, you'd assume? Not so fast: while the B&W display is visually excellent and has a paper-like textured feel when writing, the software is threadbare, and mar...

- Michael L Hicks, Android Central

The Kindle Scribe is easily the most exciting e-reader to come along since its inception with its larger size giving you more room to read, write and draw. The display makes reading an absolute pleasure with its sharp e-ink screen and backlighting is easy on the eyes as a dyslexic, I find it easier...

- James Ide, Mirror
Ars Technica
Ars Technica

The Scribe is a better re-creation of the pen-and-notepad experience than an iPad with an Apple Pencil. But I find it less pleasant for reading than a normal Kindle, and the extra features you get aren't enough to make up for that downgrade. At least for me, that's enough to defeat the purpose.

- Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica

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Screen Size

The Kindle Scribe's screen size is 10.2 inches with 2480 x 1860 pixels resolution.


There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

16/32/64 GB

Internal memory is 16/32/64 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
42 hours
Battery life is rated for up to 42 hours reading time according to Amazon's.

Kindle Scribe Specs

Release Date November 30, 2022
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Custom

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Processor MediaTek MT8113 1 GHz
Internal Storage 16/32/64 GB
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable, Stylus
Power & battery
Battery Capacity Unknown
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 2.5 hours
Reading Time Up to 42 hours
Standby Time Up to 84 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Tungsten
Dimensions [H x W x D] 23 x 19.6 x 0.58 cm (9.1 x 7.7 x 0.2 in)
Weight 433 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution 2480 x 1860 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 10.2 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare Yes
Additional Display Features
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen No
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Page Turn Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, HSP
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization No
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats No
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported AZW, AZW3, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, GIF, HTML, JPEG, MOBI, PDF, PNG, RTF, TXT
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