Amazon Support kindle devices are out of range for an average person to purchase. £110 is a lot to spend on a single kindle Paperwhite and even £170 and £270 for kindle voyage and oasis doesn’t make a sense. It’s simply a wastage of money on buying a high end device when the basic is also performing the same functions for £60.
Amazon 2014 kindle was made up of cheap and hard plastic that can be afforded or in a budget of an individual. Now amazon kindle update to 2016 with everything changed than the earlier models
Design of new kindle:
It is also cheaper and made up of plastic that is little thinner and lighter than the older one. It is just 9.1 mm deep with slim shape. The weight of this device is just 161 g that makes it easy to hold for long reading periods.
It’s the first time that you will see kindle in two colors. This has been made keeping in view about the grey marks that appeared at the back of white model due to rubbing with some other objects. This is also recommended by the company itself to go with the black color if you want to have your kindle look cleaner for long time because the marks cannot clean easily with your hand or with some cleaner.
The 6 inch touchscreen display respond at once if touched. For changing the page just tap on the either side of screen. There is no problem if you use it with single hand. The pages keep on changing since you reach in the center of screen.
Design and features:
The 167 PPI density does not match with its rest of kindle device that have min of 300 PPI. The sharpness of screen is as it is no matter about size of font. In terms of design the edges are quite jagged. You can avail the same features on your phone by download kindle app via mobile store.
Only drawback in choosing a basic kindle is it’s built in light. You will not get this light in basic model. This results in difficult reading at night with this kindle. In this case, the bookworms should definitely consider the higher end models like Paperwhite or other brands like Kobo. If you are using kindle fire tablet then you can also enjoy the latest features by update kindle fire software version.
You can select the kindle with special offer version and without special offer version. Just spend $10 to remove irrelevant ads from kindle while reading. You have to choose without special offer version to stop the ads on home screen while locked.
Amazon provides 4GB onboard storage in basic model for storing books in the e-library. You can delete any time with option available to re-download. The connection available for downloading and buying book is only Wi-Fi. No 3G option is provided. It has good battery backup for a month if you use it for 30 minutes only every day in reading through Wi-Fi.
Basic kindle is up to date with additional features. The recent update includes usual dictionary, translator option, highlights, search ideas, and places mentioned in the book. With page flip option, you can see multiple pages on a screen. You can refer to map for searching a particular place given in the e-book without losing the place from where you left reading. For more guidelines or help you can follow kindle fire support link.
It’s difficult to envy the new kindle due to so many features. The design of new kindle is not so appealing but if you made up a mind to not read at night then new kindle is best for you. It is worth to spend more for kindle 2016 than 2014 model if you get some astonishing features in it. Moreover, Kobo has stopped manufacturing entry level touchscreen e-readers so the kindle remains the only option to buy below £100.