Amazon updates their entry level kindle

9:22:00 PM Dick Wyn Yong 0 Comments

Amazon's Kindle lineup is among the best and after introducing the high end Kindle Oasis earlier this year, the company is going back to the basics with their new entry level offering. Simply called the New Kindle, this new E-reader is 11% thinner and 16% lighter than it's predecessor and the battery life still last for weeks on a single charge.

2016 Amazon Kindle Key Specifications

— 6-inch E Ink Pearl display (167 ppi)
— 4GB memory
— Wi-FI a/b/g/n
— 160 x 115 x 9.1mm
— 161g
— Black/White

With a 6-inch E Ink Pearl display that measures in a 6-inches diagonally on the new 2016 Kindle features touchscreen controls but lacks a built-in light for reading in the dark. The display is however still perfect for reading under bright sunlight due to the E Ink display's anti-glare properties.

Amazon will begin offering the new 2016 Kindle in both Black and White beginning July 7 for US$ 79.99 and pre-orders are now open.