Amazon Announces Upgraded Kindle And A White Kindle Paperwhite

Today, Amazon announced an upgraded version of its standard Kindle, plus a white version of its Paperwhite model. Both are available starting today for the same price as the old models. The regular Kindle gets the most significant update with up to 4GB of space, double the storage of previous models. It also comes with a couple of new features including Bluetooth audio support and a thinner, lighter frame which can help quite a bit when you're holding your device up for long periods of time. The regular Kindle starts at $US79.99 ($107).

The Kindle Paperwhite didn't get an under-the-hood upgrade, but you can now buy the Paperwhite in white. Finally, doing away with that chroma misnomer once and for all. This model of Kindle also maintains its previous price point of $US119.99 ($161).


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