Take a look at the guts of the tiny and bright Kindle Paperwhite to see how Amazon packed in a well illuminated front-lit screen, a high-capacity battery, and the hardware to run the ebook reader in such a small space.
The exploded parts view and explanation comes to us courtesy of The New York Times and offers us a peek at everything from the light guides to the power management module inside the Paperwhite as well as how the e-ink itself works.
Light Reading: How the Kindle Paperwhite Works [The New York Times]
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- Published 12/31/12