Kindle Paperwhite 2021 (6.8 inch 8GB Wifi, 11th gen)
Display: Amazon’s 6.8” Paperwhite display technology with built-in light, 300 ppi, optimized font technology,
16-level gray scale.
Size: 174.2 x 124.6 x 8.1 mm
Weight: 205 g
System Requirements: None; fully wireless and doesn’t require a computer to download content.
On-Device Storage: 8 GB; holds thousands of books.
Cloud Storage: Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.
Battery Life: A single charge lasts up to ten (10) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless
off and the light setting at 13. Battery life may vary depending on use. Audible audiobook streaming over
Bluetooth will reduce battery life.
Charge Time: Fully charges in approximately 5 hours from a computer via USB cable; Fully charges in less
than 2.5 hours with a 9W USB power adapter.
Wi-Fi Connectivity: Supports 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz networks with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2
security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Does not support connecting to ad-
hoc (or peer-to-peer) wifi networks.
Accessibility Features: VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, provides spoken feedback
allowing you to navigate your device and read books with text-to-speech (available in English only). Kindle
Paperwhite also includes the ability to invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and
margins. Learn more about Accessibility for Kindle.
Content Formats Supported: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC
natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).
Waterproofing: Waterproof (IPX8), tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes.
Learn more about the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite.
Generation: Kindle Paperwhite (11th Generation) – 2021 release.
Software Security Updates: This device receives guaranteed software security updates until at least four years
after the device is last available for purchase as a new unit on our websites. Learn more about these software
security updates. If you already own a Kindle, visit Manage Your Content and Devices for information
specific to your device.