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Kindle Paperwhite (2021)
Kindle Paperwhite (2021)
Kindle Paperwhite (2021)
Kindle Paperwhite (2021)

Informr score
The Kindle Paperwhite (2021) currently has an Informr score of 8.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 37 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Screen Size
8 GB
Reading Time
35 hours

What the Critics Are Saying...

Gadgets Now

At Rs 13,999, Amazon Paperwhite Kindle (2021) is a good buy, especially if you are a first-time Kindle buyer. The device comes with a sharper display with adjustable warmth and brightness. The new user interface makes the whole reading experience easy and customizable as per one’s preferences. The a...

- Neha Saini, Gadgets Now

Priced at Rs. 17,999, the Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is worth the price considering its 32GB storage and all the extra features it offers over the standard version. The auto-adjusting frontlight and wireless charging are quite useful once you get into the habit of using them, but they might...

- Sheldon Pinto, NDTV

Overall, if you have a 10th gen Paperwhite, you can hold off upgrading to the Signature edition. But if you are coming from the entry-level Kindle or have a kindle that's a few years old and want to upgrade your reading experience, then the Paperwhite Signature Edition makes sense over the regular P...

- Sameer Mitha, Digit
Good Gear Guide

The higher starting price of the 2021 Kindle Paperwhite is commensurate with its luxurious, comfortable reading experience. A bigger screen, higher-resolution, and an improved front light make it an extremely appealing e-reader in its own right, and it's even harder to say no to it during one of Ama...

- Alaina Yee, Good Gear Guide

The latest Kindle Paperwhite generation mitigates many of the issues with e-readers and is an excellent purchase if you don’t want to read books on your phone. However, it’s still not going to convert hard copy devotees.

- Chris De Hoog, CGM

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Screen Size

The Kindle Paperwhite (2021)'s screen size is 6.8 inches with 1430 x 1080 pixels resolution.


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

8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
35 hours

The e-reader is powered by a Unknown battery. Battery life is rated for up to 35 hours reading time according to Amazon's.

Kindle Paperwhite (2021) Specs

Release Date October 27, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Custom

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Processor Freescale 1 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Unknown
Battery Capacity Unknown
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 2.5 hours
Reading Time Up to 35 hours
Standby Time Up to 70 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12.46 x 17.42 x 0.81 cm (4.9 x 6.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 205 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X8
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution 1430 x 1080 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 6.8 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 Yes
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 Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
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, GIF, HTML, JPEG, MOBI, PDF, PNG, TXT
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