After the essential specifications Voyage of the Kindle were already leaked, Amazon has now made its new eBook reader flagship officially. An important innovation is the new housing. As a kind of “one more thing” is also a new entry-level Kindle, with touch screen and Advertising.
Kindle Voyage with “Retina” screen in new housing
The Voyage Kindle has a 6 “E-Ink Carta display which brings to the screen 1440x1080px. This corresponds to 300ppi and is the highest pixel density we’ve seen so far in an eBook reader (Kobo Aura H2O: 265ppi). The lighting is according to Amazon “about 39 percent lighter” than the Kindle Paperwhite 2 and “intelligent”, it adapts on demand using brightness sensor around.
As speculated features of the Kindle Voyage on a flat surface as it brings also the Tolino vision. With 7.6mm at 185 grams the Voyage is significantly thinner and lighter than its previous model. It is the first “Case Update” from Amazon after two years, Kindle Paperwhite 1 (2012) and 2 (2013) inserted in the same chassis. On both sides there are sensory music keys that should give even a small haptic feedback (known by some Android smartphones).
The Kindle Voyage will cost 189 € in Germany and available from the 04th November to be. Currently (4:30 German time clock) is the only American article page online, in the USA the machine is shipped as early as the 24th of October. Some U.S. journalists have the six-incher may try already, so it describes The Verge as “shockingly good” (with video), and Mashable is done. The Kindle Paperwhite 2 will continue to be sold in Germany it currently costs 109 Euro
Kindle -. Now with advertising
The elderly entry-level Kindle on the other hand takes Amazon in the range . He is replaced by a likewise only “Kindle” device called with touchscreen. That has also been the main innovation. Like its previous model has the Kindle via a non-illuminated 6 “E Ink Display (presumably Pearl-generation), the 800x600px dissolves
In fact, so is it a Kindle Paperwhite 2 with poorer and non-illuminated display, or a Kindle Touch with newer firmware and new housing. The Kindle is Germany’s first eBook Reader “with special offers”, so advertising on the home screen. In this country, you know the date only of the Kindle Fire tablet. With advertising the Kindle in Germany costs 59 euros and is to be delivered from the beginning of October
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