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Amazon Unwraps New Kindle Paperwhite

September 3, 2013
amazon on Tuesday unveiled the second generation of its Kindle Paperwhite, set to ship on Sept. 30.

The Seattle technology company said the new Kindle Paperweight, first unveiled last year, features a new display with higher contrast, faster processor and improved touch recognition. It also can be integrated with e-reading community Goodreads, has built-in parental controls and "smart lookup" technology.

It's slightly lighter than the original version at 7.3 ounces. It will cost $119 or $139 for an ad-free version.

It is already available for pre-order.


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