Amazon uvádí water-resistant Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon launches water-resistant Kindle Paperwhite

Update of popular e-reader introduces thinner and lighter design, Bluetooth compatibility and audiobook support


Běží na guardian.co.ukTento článek s názvem “Amazon uvádí water-resistant Kindle Paperwhite” napsal Samuel Gibbs, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 16th October 2018 13.00 UTC

Amazon has launched a new version of its popular Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, which is thinner, lighter and now finally water resistant.

Nové 2018 Kindle Paperwhite is the second Amazon e-ink device to be given the water resistance treatment following the launch of the Rolls Royce of e-readers, the £230 Oasis, v 2017.

The new Paperwhite costs just over half as much as the Oasis, at £120, offering the same protection for up to 2m depth for up to 30 zápis.

Eric Saarnio, head of Amazon Devices for Europe, řekl: “Customers love the Kindle Paperwhite, and we’re excited to bring premium features — like a thinner and lighter flush-front design, additional storage, waterproofing and Audible — to our most popular Kindle.”

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If you’ve wanted to take your Paperwhite into the hot tub, now you can. Fotografie: Amazonka

The new Paperwhite is 8.18mm thick and weighs 182g, making it just under 1mm thinner and 23g lighter than the older model, který byl propuštěn v roce 2015. The 6in e-ink screen is now flush with the front of the device, similar to the Kindle Oasis, with the same 300ppi resolution and front-lighting for reading in the dark.

The new Paperwhite also now has Bluetooth for connecting wireless headphones or speakers, a vestavěný Audible podporu Amazonu audioknihy obchodě, včetně synchronizační službu společnosti, která odpovídá stránek v ebook časových bodech v audioknihy.

Nová Paperwhite také začíná s dvojnásobným skladováním starého modelu, k dispozici s 8gb stojí £ 129 nebo 32 GB stojí £ 150. Ta je k dispozici také s 3G za 219 £. Všechny modely jsou k dispozici pro pre-order dnes, s nejlevnější 8GB model dodávat na 7 Listopadu spolu se sbírkou případů a příslušenství. Modely 32GB bude dodávat k pozdějšímu datu.

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The 2018 Paperwhite keeps the simple design from previous models, now with a screen that’s flush to the front of the device. Fotografie: Amazonka

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