Amazon Kindle 2022 Announced: 6 Week Battery Life, 300 PPI Display
Amazon took advantage of the fact that most companies finished announcing their products and announced its own Kindle goodies today. Chief among them is the Amazon Kindle 2022, with a 300 ppi display and 16 GB of storage.
Amazon Kindle 2022 brings a new design, a sharper display and also an USB-C connector at the bottom. This is an entry level Kindle, which borrows some of the features of the more expensive Paperwhite model, like the 300 ppi front like E Ink screen which measures 6 inches in diagonal. The new Kindle is also smaller than a Paperwhite and measures 157.8 x 108.6 x 8 mm. It weighs 158 grams. Amazon also doubled the built in storage from 8 GB to 16 GB and the battery life is rated at up to 6 weeks with 30 minutes of reading per day and wireless connectivity off.
The charging is done via USB-C, finally, after the EU pressured for the standardization of the port. Amazon also promises 30-75% recycled plastics and 90% recycled magnesium in this Kindle. Kindle Unlimited offers unlimited access to over 2 million titles, thousands of audiobooks and more. The screen is paper-like and glare free.
The device is available in Black and Denim Blue and is priced at $99.99 with ads and $119 sans ads. The product can be preordered already from Amazon today and official sales start on October 12th.