New Kindle, features, price and data sheet

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amazon has updated this Tuesday its catalog of eReaders. The most basic model, the Kindlewhich had received its last revision in 2019, now launches a higher resolution screen, increases its internal storage capacity and moves to the USB-C connector.

The improvements for the model that, in addition to being the cheapest of the brand, is the lightest, translate into a price increase. The launch price of the previous model was 89.99 euros, but we will have to pay 109.99 euros for the 2022 model.

Kindle Tech Sheet

Kindle (2022)

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

157.8 x 108.6 x 8mm

158g

SCREEN

6 inch screen

integrated reading light

300 dpi

STORAGE

16 GB

DRUMS

“Up to six weeks on a single charge”

CONNECTIVITY AND PORTS

Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz networks

USB-C

WATERPROOF

Nope

SUPPORTED FORMATS

Format 8 Kindle (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, MOBI unprotected, EPUB, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG and PMP by conversion.

PRICE

€109.99

New Kindle (2022 Model): Our most compact and lightest Kindle, with a 6-inch, high-resolution 300 ppi display and double the storage |  black, no advertising

New Kindle (2022 Model): Our most compact and lightest Kindle, with a 6-inch, high-resolution 300 ppi display and double the storage | black, no advertising

The Kindle improves its weak points, but increases in price

In the universe of Amazon e-book readers, we find different options, in terms of features and price. Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition and even the Kindle Oasis. The Kindle with no surname It is the cheapest alternative.

Thus, one of the weak points of this device was the resolution of its six-inch screen. We’ve gone from 167 dpi to 300 dpithree times more pixels than the previous version, which translates into seeing sharper content when reading.

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Another of the improvements of this this model has to do with the internal storage capacity. We no longer have 4 GB, now the cheapest alternative of Kindle has 16GBmore space to save e-books, images and other compatible files.

The most important jump, perhaps, is the definitive abandonment of the Micro-USB connector. The ebook reader finally switches to USB-C for data transfer and chargingan improvement that will make life easier for us to leave behind these cables of yesteryear.

At the battery level, Amazon promises that the device will be able to offer “up to six weeks” of use on a single charge. Although, yes, we will have to take into account that this will vary according to our usage habits, brightness level, etc.

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We can charge the Kindle by connecting the USB-C charging cable included in the box to a computer, although we can improve the times if we use a 9 W power adapter. In this case, it will be fully charged in approximately 4 hours.

Price and availability of the new Kindle

The new Kindle is available for pre-sale on Amazon, with an availability date from October 12, 2022. The price is 109.99 euros. We can choose between two colors: black or denim blue.

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amazon has updated this Tuesday its catalog of eReaders. The most basic model, the Kindlewhich had received its last revision…

amazon has updated this Tuesday its catalog of eReaders. The most basic model, the Kindlewhich had received its last revision…

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