Amazon Introduces Kindle ‘Paperwhite’

Amazon unveiled on Thursday during a press event held in Santa Monica, Calif. a new “frontlit” e-ink Kindle, with a sharper display, reports Mashable. amazon03 150x150 Amazon Introduces Kindle Paperwhite

The new design is said to include 25% more contrast than the Pearl screens featured in existing Kindle models and touts a 62% higher-resolution display. It also comes with a “Time to Read” feature, which tracks how fast you read and informs you how much time you have left in a chapter. This helps you decide whether or not you should go to sleep or stay up to finish reading based on your own speed. Another feature called X-Ray provides character bios and allows you to jump back into the part of a book where they are first introduced.

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Kelsey Owen is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the Better Business Bureau serving Metro Washington DC and Eastern PA (@BBB_DCPA). Prior to December 2014, Kelsey was the Communications and Marketing Coordinator for the Council of Better Business Bureaus based out of Arlington, VA. Kelsey graduated from Denison University with a degree in economics and communication and holds a master's degree in media entrepreneurship from American University.