Kindle at a Glance
New, High-Contrast E-Ink Screen
50% better contrast than any other e-reader. The clearest text and sharpest images.
Read in Bright Sunlight
Unlike LCD screens, Kindle’s screen reads like real paper, with no glare. Read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room.
Lighter than a Paperback
At only 247 grams and 8.5 mm thin, Kindle is lighter than a paperback and thinner than a magazine.
Holds 3,500 Books
We doubled Kindle’s storage so you can carry up to 3,500 books.
Battery Life of Up to One Month
A single charge lasts up to one month with wireless off. Keep wireless always on and go for up to 10 days without recharging.
Free 3G Wireless
No annual contracts, no monthly fees. Download books anytime, anywhere. Learn more.
Global Wireless Coverage
Travel the globe and still get books in under 60 seconds with wireless coverage in over 100 countries and territories. Check wireless coverage.
In addition to free 3G wireless, Kindle now has built-in Wi-Fi support. Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots at home or on the road.
Quieter Page Turn Buttons
Quieter page turning means you won’t disturb your partner when you want to read all night.
Simple to Use
Kindle is ready to use right out of the box – no setup, no software to install, no computer required.
Books in 60 Seconds
With fast, free wireless delivery, you can start reading books in less than 60 seconds. No computer required.
With the biggest selection of any e-bookstore in the UK, you can shop more than 400,000 books, including bestsellers and new releases. UK and international newspapers, magazines, and blogs, plus more than 1 million free books, are also available.
Lowest Book Prices
We check hundreds of prices every day to make sure our prices are the lowest of any e-bookstore in the UK. Compare our e-book prices – you’ll like what you find.
Books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon.co.uk. Re-download books wirelessly for free, anytime.
With Text-to-Speech, Kindle can read English-language content out loud to you.
Improved PDF Reader
Now with new dictionary lookup, notes and highlights, and support for password protected PDFs. Easily carry all of your documents on the go.
Share Meaningful Passages
Share meaningful passages with friends and family with built-in Twitter and Facebook integration.