New Kindle Paperwhites! Finally, USB-C and wireless charging for the Kindle

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.

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