Displays Amazon soon the successor to the Kindle Paperwhite (Photo) ? © Amazon / DPA
e -Books are in Germany on the rise: found a study by the management consultancy PWC that 56 percent of Germans have already read a digital book – be it on the smartphone, tablet, PC, or on dedicated e-book readers. Time for the Frankfurt Book Fair in October therefore new e-book readers are expected among many bestsellers. The Canadian manufacturer Kobo submitted to IFA with the waterproof Aura H20 before, in October could Tolino- and new Kindle models follow.
More pixels on the Kindle Voyage
Apparently prepares Amazon behind the scenes already the start of the new models: How “Caschys Blog” reports appeared in the German online shop on Wednesday for a few minutes previously unknown Kindle readers on, meanwhile the messages are removed been. The new flagship could be the Kindle Voyage: He has a high-resolution six-inch display with 300 ppi (pixels per inch). The resolution should therefore grow from 1024×758 to 1440×1080 pixels in order to achieve the Pixledichte.
Another novelty Voyage are the Page Press-sensors. It is touch-sensitive areas on the left and right edge of the case, with which you can flip
Lightweight, thin -. Expensive
According to Amazon Japan, where also details the White Paper’s successor have emerged, weighs the Voyage 186 grams and measures 162 x 115 x 8 mm. By comparison, the White Paper is 169 x 117 x 9.1 mm and weighs significantly greater with 206 grams of almost ten percent more
According to Amazon, there is the new Voyage from the 4.. November at a price of 189 euros (White Paper: 109 euros). A version with 3G module is 249 euros (Paper White: 169 euro) cost
There will also be an update for the Kindle Touch.. The e-book reader has no backlight and should get a display that reflects less. The device should appear for 59 euros on 2 October.