- Made by: Amazon
- Released: July 7, 2016
- Predecessor: Kindle 6
- Languages Supported: Various
- File Types Supported: AZW, AZW3, MOBI, PDF, TXT
- All-new design is thinner and lighter, and now available in your choice of black or white
- Easy on your eyes - touchscreen display reads like real paper
- No screen glare, even in bright sunlight, unlike tablets
- Single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours
- Get lost in your story with no alerts or notifications
- Holds thousands of books - choose from new releases and bestsellers, or from over a million titles at $2.99 or less
- Bluetooth audio for accessibility.
- Special offers display on your device’s lockscreen.
- As of 3/9/2018 the Kindle now supports Audible via Bluetooth.
- Display: Amazon's 6" display technology with E Ink Pearl™, 167 ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale, 800 x 600 pixels
- Dimensions: 6.3" x 4.5" x 0.36" (160 mm x 115 mm x 9.1 mm)
- Weight: 5.7 oz (161 g)
- System Requirements: None; fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content
- On-Device Storage: 4 GB; holds thousands of books
- Cloud Storage: Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
- Battery Life: A single charge lasts up to four weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage.
- Charge Time: Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable
- Wi-Fi Connectivity: Supports public and private Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
- Content Formats Supported: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively;
- Conversions supported: HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
- Accessibility Features:
- Documentation: Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User Guide (preinstalled on device) [PDF]. Additional information in multiple languages available online.
- Color: Black or White
- Included in the Box: Kindle, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide
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