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Kindle Paperwhite arrives in Brazil with new features

Coming fourth generation, the Kindle PaperWhite lighter, has bluetooth and entitles you to 3 free months of Kindle Unlimited subscription

THE Amazon officially announced the arrival of the fourth generation of Kindle Paperwhite. Launched last year, it is thinner and lighter than the previous model and has the great advantage of being waterproof. The new ebooks has classification IPX8, which means that it can be submerged in up to two meters of water for up to 60 minutes. Very important for those who usually read in the bathtub or by the pool.

The new Kindle Paperwhite measures 167 mm x 116 mm x 8.18 mm and weighs 182 grams. The previous model, measuring 169 mm x 117 mm x 9.1 mm, weighed 205 grams. The current model has a six-inch screen and 300 ppi illuminated by 5 LEDs, one more than the previous model. There will also be sold several types of colored covers that connect the device when they are opened.

There are still no plans to bring Audible to Brazil, but the Kindle already supports audiobooks

In addition, it has a version with 32 GB of storage, enough for a small library of more than 20 thousand books. The greater storage capacity is fundamental for another novelty of the model: support for audio books, which occupy much more space. The model has support for headphones Bluetooth, for those who love listening to audiobooks from the platform Audible, also from Amazon. Unfortunately, Amazon is still not selling audiobooks in Brazil.

The new Kindle Paperwhite it also brings a new interface (also available for version 3 of Paperwhite, after software update) with more customization features. Such as the updated home menu, which features the cover of the latest book highlighted, its reading list and books available on Kindle Unlimited. You can also see how many days you read in the last month, in addition to accessing trivia and tips.

In addition, it also has a personalized reading mode, which allows you to save multiple reading settings, font selection, bold style and orientation settings directly in the main menu and quickly switch between them.

Kindle Paperwhite Promotional Package

When you buy the new device, you get 3 months of Kindle Unlimited subscription, which gives you direct access to more than 1.5 million books from Amazon's catalog. After the bonus period, the subscription will cost R $ 19.90 per month. The Kindle Paperwhite 4 will sell for R $ 499 (8GB) and R $ 649 (32GB) on the Amazon website and other online stores at up to 12 interest-free installments. The 4G version of the device will not be available in Brazil.

When you buy the new Kindle Paperwhite, you get 3 months of Kindle Unlimited subscriptionWhen you buy the new Kindle Paperwhite, you get 3 months of Kindle Unlimited subscription

THE Amazon is also launching several covers for the Kindle Paperwhite. The NuPro model (R $ 79) made of polyurethane and microfiber interior. Covers of waterproof fabric (R $ 99), leather (R $ 149) and premium leather (R $ 199) will also be available.