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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)

Verdict

A small clutch of worthwhile improvements ensures the Paperwhite remains the best ebook reader on the market

Review Date: 14 Oct 2013

Price when reviewed: £91

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Overall Rating
5 stars out of 6

Alternative products

Kobo Glo

Kobo Glo

Not as well made as the Kindle Paperwhite, and PDF handling is poor, but the price is very tempting

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Comparison

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Kindle Paperwhite 2013

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)

Kindle Paperwhite

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Details
Part Code Glo Kindle Paperwhite 2013 Kindle Paperwhite
Review Date 29 Oct 2012 14 Oct 2013 19 Oct 2012
Price ex VAT £83 £91 £91
Price inc VAT £100 £109 £109
Overall rating 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Performance 4 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Features & Design 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Value for Money 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Screen
Screen size 6.0in 6.0in 6.0in
Resolution 758 x 1024 758 x 1024 758 x 1024
Colour screen no no no
Touchscreen yes yes yes
eBook screen-refresh time 0.7 seconds 0.6 seconds
Battery
Integrated memory 2.0GB 2.0GB 2.0GB
Memory-card type microSD N/A N/A
Dimensions
Dimensions 114 x 10 x 157mm (WDH) 116 x 10 x 168mm (WDH) 116.5 x 9.2 x 169mm (WDH)
Weight 185g 213g
File format support
Plain text yes yes yes
HTML yes no
RTF no
PDF yes yes yes
EPUB yes no
BBeB no
AZW yes yes
Microsoft Word no no
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