Amazon launches upgraded Kindle with  Glare Free Screen for Rs.5,999/-

Posted on Jun 23 2016 - 4:16pm by Pavithra Manisha

Amazon has launched an upgraded Kindle for the readers at a price as low as $80. With the objective of increasing the e-reader sales  it has come up with a little thinner and lighter device than the other variant. This version supposedly also has more memory and comes loaded with additional services.

New upgraded Kindle

New upgraded Kindle

Highlights of upgraded Kindle

Upgraded Kindle is available for pre-orders for Rs.5,999

Shipping of Upgraded Kindle by July 7

Features 6 inch glare free screen


This new Kindle will be sold in the United States and is ready to handle pre-orders. The upgraded Kindle is to be shipped by July 7.

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Amazon has always  been keen with e-reader market considering it was first renowned for the e-books. Despite users preferring tablet computers and phablets for their electronic books, Amazon has ensured to keep up with the pace of evolving and has also maintained an even price range.

New Kindle Covers

New Kindle Covers

The upgraded Kindle

Amazon said in a statement,

“Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the high contrast touchscreen display on Kindle eliminates glare in any setting, even in direct sunlight. Recent studies have shown that evening exposure to blue light from backlit screens like tablets and smartphones can suppress the body’s production of melatonin, a naturally occurring hormone that helps the body fall asleep. Because the Kindle display emits no light, you can read anytime without losing sleep”

Upgraded Kindle notable features

  • The new Kindle weighs in at 161 grams or 5.7 ounces
  • Features a, with a six-inch display.
  • Includes features like “export notes,” allowing users to send notes and highlights from a book to e-mail
  • Comes with capability of Bluetooth audio pairing with a screen reader that can allow the visually impaired to hear content without an adaptor.

Amazon released its top-of-the-line Kindle Oasis reader back in April this year, which sells for $290 in the United States.

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