All-new Amazon Kindle with a Front light Launched for Rs 7,999 ($90)

by: - Last updated on: July 16th, 2019

Amazon has today launched an all-new Kindle device for eBook readers. The highlighting features of the new Kindle are a new design, a front light, and the company’s latest e-ink technology. To make the deal sweeter Amazon is also giving away a free eBook to all customers who order the device on or before April 9, and two-year device protection plan, worth Rs 1,999, for absolutely free.

All new Kindle

With the new Kindle, Amazon is now offering the front light feature on an affordable Kindle device, with a design overhaul, and its all-new e-ink technology. The display on the new Kindle is a 6-inch display with 167ppi of pixel density, with a capacitive touch screen, and increased contrast. With the front light, users can adjust the brightness level of the display and enjoy reading their favorite book even in low-light or dark surroundings. Similar to other Kindle models, the new model also claims to offer a week of battery life on a single charge, which can get you through a lot of reading.

Update: [Review] Kindle: The Basic Kindle Gets Lit…Literally!

New Kindle Features

  • Whispersync – allows you to save and synchronize the last read page, bookmarks, annotations, to provide a seamless experience across all your devices.
  • Goodreads – for book recommendations across a wide range of topics and categories.
  • X-Ray – shows all pages across a book with relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places, topics, etc.
  • Smart Lookup – for referencing information across Dictionary or Wikipedia.

Pricing and Availability

The all-new Kindle is priced at Rs 7,999 in India and $90 in the US, and is available for pre-order, starting today on Amazon.in and Amazon.com respectively, with shipping starting April 10. Users can also buy a cover for their Kindle, which comes in – charcoal black, sandstone white, cobalt blue, and punch red, and starts at Rs 1,499, on Amazon.

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