Kindle WiFi (2012 Model) e-Reader Black (Specials offers Edition)
|Product Name||Kindle WiFi (2012 Model) e-Reader Black (Specials offers Edition)|
|Manufacturer Part No||Kindle5|
|Wiseguys Part No||195039_17|
|Warranty||1 Year RTB (Learn more)|
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You'll receive special offers and sponsored screensavers directly on your Kindle. Examples of special offers include:
Kindle Daily Deals for upcoming titles
Deals on digital content, for example: $5 to spend in the Amazon MP3 Store
Deals on clothing and other items, such as Amazon Denim Shop discounts
Kindle — small, light, and fast
Less than 6 ounces - lighter than a paperback, fits in your pocket
New darker, hand-tuned fonts for easier reading
Reads like paper with no glare, even in bright sunlight
Download books in 60 seconds with built-in Wi-Fi
Holds over 1,000 books - take your library wherever you go
Massive book selection. Lowest prices. Over a million titles less than $9.99
180,000 Kindle-exclusive titles that you won't find anywhere else, including books by best-selling authors such as Kurt Vonnegut
Supports children's books and includes new parental controls
Kindle Owners' Lending Library - with Amazon Prime, Kindle owners can choose from hundreds of thousands of books to borrow for free with no due dates, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers
Reads Like Real Paper, No Glare Even in Bright Sunlight
Kindle uses an electronic ink screen that looks and reads like real paper. The matte screen reflects light like ordinary paper and uses no backlighting, so you can read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room. Unlike tablet screens, Kindle has no glare.
Lighter Than a Paperback
Less than 6 ounces, Kindle is lighter than most paperback books, and weighs half as much as many tablets, making it easy and comfortable to hold in one hand for extended periods of time.
One-Month Battery Life
Kindle also has the advantage of significantly lower power consumption than tablets. Kindle does not require power to maintain a page of text, allowing you to read for up to a month on a single charge, with wireless off and a half hour of reading per day, versus hours on a tablet or smart phone.
Sharp, Clear Text
Kindle uses actual ink particles and proprietary, hand-built fonts to create crisp, print-like text similar to what you see in a physical book. The screen's 100% aperture ratio means no gaps between pixels. The blacks and whites on the screen are uniform, improving image quality.
Easy on the Eyes
Every time your eyes switch from a bright screen to a dimmer, ambient room, your eyes have to adjust, which may result in fatigue. With Kindle the page is the same brightness as everything else in the room so there's no adjustment needed.
Read in Any Position
When you read for long periods of time, you often switch positions to get more comfortable. Kindle has a uniform contrast ratio that does not change with your viewing angle, so you can read in any position.
Millions of books, newspapers, and magazines, including the latest best sellers, Kindle Singles, and more.
Free Books in the Public Domain
Millions of titles in the public domain, such as Pride and Prejudice, are available for free.
Free Book Samples
Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.
Buy Once, Read Everywhere
Enjoy your purchased content in any way you choose. Kindle books can be read on Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Android devices, BlackBerry, Mac, PC, or web browsers with our free Kindle Reading Apps.
Lowest Book Prices
Over 600,000 books are less than $4.99; over a million are less than $9.99.
Kindle Owners' Lending Library
With Amazon Prime, Kindle owners can choose from hundreds of thousands of books, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers, to read for free - as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates.
Exclusive Kindle Titles
Over 180,000 Kindle exclusive titles that you won't be able to find anywhere else, including books by best-selling authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Stephen Covey, Andy Borowitz, and Karen McQuestion.
Borrow From Your Public Library
Borrow Kindle books from your public library and start reading on your Kindle.
Get More from Your Membership
In addition to Free Two-Day Shipping, Amazon Prime members enjoy unlimited instant streaming of hit movies and TV episodes and can borrow popular Kindle books at no extra cost.
Kindle Owners' Lending Library - Read for Free
With Amazon Prime, Kindle owners can choose from hundreds of thousands of books to borrow for free with no due dates, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers and all 7 Harry Potter books.
Holds Over 1,000 Books
Carry more than 1,000 books - keep your library with you wherever you go.
Kindle connects easily to your home Wi-Fi network or Wi-Fi hotspots on the road for quick, convenient access to books and content anywhere you can access Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi at AT&T Hotspots
Enjoy free Wi-Fi access at AT&T hotspots across the U.S.Lighter Than a Paperback
Weighs less than 6 ounces and fits in your pocket.
Thinner Than a Pencil
At just over a third of an inch, Kindle is thinner than a pencil.
Books in Under 60 Seconds
Find a book and start reading in seconds with our fast, free wireless delivery.
DisplayAmazon's 6" E Ink Pearl display with optimized font technology, 167 ppi, 16-level gray scale
Size6.5" x 4.5" x 0.34" (165.75 mm x 114.5 mm x 8.7 mm)
Weight5.98 ounces (170 grams)
System RequirementsNone; fully wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content
On-Device Storage2 GB internal (approximately 1.25 GB available for user content). Holds up to 1,400 books
Cloud StorageFree cloud storage for all Amazon content
Battery LifeA single charge lasts up to one month with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage
Charge TimeFully charges in approximately 3 hours from a computer via USB cable
Wi-Fi ConnectivitySupports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Content Formats SupportedKindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
DocumentationQuick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User's Guide (pre-installed on device). Additional information in multiple languages available online
Warranty and Service1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here
Included in the BoxKindle, USB 2.0 charging cable, and Quick Start Guide
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Summary of Reviews
out of 100
based on 375 ratings
Amazon Kindle 4
Amazon wants to own the eBook market, and they've been well on their way. With the $79 Kindle, they're much closer. The newest Kindle, aka Kindle 4 is only $79 "with offers" and $109 without....Read more
Extremely affordable and portable, good Pearl E Ink display
Navigation not a joy without touchscreen or keyboard, only basic features
Amazon Kindle review (2011)
The latest Kindle forgoes bells and whistles such as a touchscreen or physical keyboard, making it one bare-bones device. Still, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better e-reader at this price....Read more
Relatively inexpensive, Pocket-sized, Fast processor
No touchscreen / physical keyboard, No memory card slot, Not ideal for one-handed reading
Amazon Kindle 4 review
So Amazon announced a KFC family-sized bucket of new Kindles but only gave us poor Blighty natives one model to play with. The paltry excuse for its touch and Fire tablet was that Amazon was at the whim of potentially infringing EU data legislation....Read more
Price point, Brilliant e-Ink screen, Excellent eco-system
Less storage, Hard to input text, Web browser
Love my new Kindle
This is the very basic Kindle and I love it. I don't need or want bells and whistles - just a good reader. This is perfect for me....Read more
Inexpensive and easy to use
Don't like the "key pad", which is non existent and not a touch screen so you have to scroll and select
Will buy again if need be!
Bought because I had one before that I dropped and the screen messed up. Love the size and weight. No extra gadgets but works perfectly for a great reader!...Read more
I have a Fire HD 8.9, which I LOVE! I've been carrying it to and from work with me but since I'm not on a network at work all I do is read on it so I wanted to try the basic Kindle. I got this for a great price and I love it....Read more
Love my new Kindle!!!!
I am an avid reader, and have owned a Kindle since 2009. When my Kindle developed some operational problems a while ago I knew it was time to get a new one. This new Kindle is smaller (it took about 5 minutes to get used to it) and lighter weight. Transfe...Read more
For my daughter
Got this for my daughter christmas 2011 because she loves to read. Can read all day without having to charge it. Great selection of books plus great prices. Nice clear print. easy to use once you play around with it. Nice simply design/ Dropped a few time...Read more
Looks Like A Book!
Some people may be hesitant about e-readers because they prefer the look and feel of a real book, but the Kindle really does look like a book! You easily forget it's a piece of technology! It stores so many books, making it easy to take books with you on...Read more
Very good idea to encourage life-long reading
This product is truly a game changer when it comes to reading. There are lots of books that you can purchase from Amazon for this device. A large number of US libraries participate in the Overdrive program where you can borrow a fixed number of books (for...Read more
Amazon Kindle 4: I used to take 7 books at a time on holiday until i met my K ...
Simple to use, large storage, great!...Read more
lightweight, stores a library
Controls a bit awkward
Ok...I confess...I am officially a Kindle Addict!
So after reading loads of reviews on them, watching people whip theirs out on the tube in front of me, and get stuck in and just generally feeling rather envious I finally succumbed to get a kindle....Read more
easy to use, really long lasting battery life, cheap, durable, free books
small screen so change pages often, bit flimsy, books are expensive
Amazon Kindle 4: Dubious beforehand.... but now wouldn't be without my Kindle ...
I received my kindle as a gift from friends before I went on Maternity leave. It's not something I would have bought for myself, as I adore bookshops, libraries and actual physical books. So I was a bit dubious when I received it at how much I would use i...Read more
Easily accessible downloads, easy to use & reliable
Easy to spend money