Kindle Paperwhite Kids

Amazon has just announced many new Kindle devices, and one of the most exciting is the Kindle Paperwhite Kids. There’s also a new Kindle Paperwhite and the first-ever Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition.

Amazon’s New Kindle Paperwhite Kids

Amazon went all out announcing new Kindle Paperwhite devices, but the one that really stood out is the Kindle Paperwhite Kids. Visually, it comes with a kid-friendly cover that could make it more attractive to young readers.

It also comes with a 1-year subscription to Amazon Kids+, which is Amazon’s $2.99 per month subscription that provides access to thousands of kid-friendly books and other goodies. Some books included are Keeper of the Lost Cities, Artemis Fowl, Big Nate, Harry Potter, Ramona Quimby, Warriors, and more.

The kid-friendly reader also has a 2-year worry-free guarantee, so you don’t need to worry about your kids breaking the reader.

The reader is built to be free of distractions, which will let kids keep their noses in the books and out of other stuff. Of course, there are also parental features that allow parents to view reading progress, add books to their child’s library, and more.

Amazon’s Other New Kindle Paperwhite Devices

Of course, the kid-friendly Paperwhite e-reader is just one of the new Amazon devices. There’s the regular Kindle Paperwhite and the Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition.

The Kindle Paperwhite Kids is based on the Kindle Paperwhite. In terms of hardware, this device comes with a larger 6.8-inch display, a 300ppi Paperwhite display, and an additional 10% brightness at the maximum setting compared to the previous generation Paperwhite.

Amazon is pushing the battery life to 10 weeks on a single charge with the Kindle Paperwhite, which is quite solid. Additionally, it takes just 2.5 hours to reach a full charge time when using a 9W adapter or larger.

The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition adds some extra features, including wireless charging, an auto-adjusting front light that automatically changes the display’s brightness based on the lighting in the room, and 32 GB of storage.

New Kindle Paperwhite Devices Price and Availability

The Kindle Paperwhite Kids is $159.99 and is available for preorder today.

The Kindle Paperwhite is $139.99 and is available in 8 GB in black. The higher-end Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is $189.99, comes with 32 GB storage, and is also black. They’re both available for preorder today. Amazon is throwing in a four-month membership to Kindle Unlimited for free for a limited time with a preorder.

The one for children

Kindle Paperwhite Kids

Includes a Kindle Paperwhite, 1 year of Amazon Kids+, a kid-friendly cover, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee.

The regular Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

Now with a 6.8 inch display and thinner borders, adjustable warm light, up to 10 weeks of battery life, and 20% faster page turns.

The high-end model

Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition

Everything in the all-new Kindle Paperwhite, plus wireless charging, auto-adjusting front light, and 32 GB storage.

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