Amazon updated there Kindle e-ink book reader today with a backlit LCD at 212ppi display. They say it gives 62% more pixels and 25% more contrast. They also talked about how the battery life on this is going to be up to 8 weeks with the backlight on. The interface has been updated with better touch controls along with what they call X-Ray to look up more information on a word. Wispersync for voice now syncs your books with audiobooks so you can read and listen at the same time or just listen then sync to text to read.
They also updated the previous Kindle e-ink reader with faster page turns and higher contrast displays. Prices are reasonable as usual, and also include a 3G version for the people that don’t have access to WIFI all the time.
|Paperwhite 3G||Paperwhite WIFI||Kindle|
|$179 with Offers||$119 with Offers||$69 with Offers|
|$199 without Offers||$139 without Offers||$89 without Offers|
|Ships October 1 2012||Ships October 1 2012||Now Available Worldwide|