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Kindle Paperwhite: Amazon's new amazing e-reader

People's Daily Online)  14:13, September 07, 2012

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos unveils a new version of the company's ground-breaking Kindle reader which includes a back-lit screen for the first time on Sept.6, 2012. (Xinhua/AFP)

Edited and Translated by Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online

The new reader with so-called "paperwhite" display will have a battery life of eight weeks with the backlight on. It is set to ship on Oct. 1. The paperwhite Kindle will retail at 119 U.S. dollars, while a 3G mobile version will cost 179 U.S. dollars. A new version of the basic Kindle will be reduced in price from 79 U.S. dollars to 69 U.S. dollars.

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(Editor:张茜、姚春)

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