News had recently leaked of upcoming new versions of the Kindle Paperwhite. Today, Amazon has announced three new versions of the popular device, an all-new generation of Paperwhite, a Paperwhite Signature Edition, and a Paperwhite for Kids.
All three devices come with a larger 6.8-inch display, a new adjustable warm light and 300ppi resolution.
The new Kindle Paperwhite offers an increased battery life as well as an additional 10% brightness at the maximum setting. The device features 8GB storage and a USB-C charging cable is included. The price starts at $139.99.
The Paperwhite Signature Edition adds an auto-adjusting light sensor with a front light that automatically adapts the brightness of the display based on the lighting around you. The ereader includes 32GB of storage,uses an USB-C connection and is the first-ever Kindle to offer wireless Qi charging. The price starts at $189.99.
The Paperwhite for Kids also includes 8GB of storage, a cover and a 1-year Amazon Kids+ subscription. The price starts at $159.99.
All three versions of the new Paperwhites will be released on October 27, 2021.
Edited to add: For a limited time, the new Kindle Paperwhite and the Signature Paperwhite come with a free, four-month membership to Kindle Unlimited.