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Ease of Use
 119
easy to use, books, read, easy to read, reading
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Easy to use and set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Was really easy to side load books into it.  ...  "
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" ...  Backlight makes reading easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Buying books is super easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to Use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to find and load books and to read your books!  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweigt and easy to use  ...  "
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Display Clarity
 105
backlight, reading, touch, brightness, kindle
+87%
-13%
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" ...  I liked the built in light, size and also touch screen functions.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery last about 10 hours, the display is easy to read, the backlight works, it is durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Resolution is good, light is good, responsiveness is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the features and how it accommodates people with different viewing abilities.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen on the new one is about half the size of the DX.  ...  "
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" ...  The "page turns" are quick and it is very readable in the sunlight - the main reason I purchased it. ... While I understand that the Kindle Oasis is available and is a larger screen, it is three times the price and not worth in in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  The five leds give a more uniform backlight at the bottom edge than my previous version with four leds. ... Like the invert, white on black, function but would like it available on the brightness panel rather than buried in the Accessability settings as it is now.  ...  "
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" ...  Adjust brightness with ease.  ...  "
Size
 100
weight, compact, books, lightweight, purse
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Now I have spent at least 30 minutes spending my time for reading, it’s handy I can keep it in coat pocket, whenever I had leisure time I read, battery life is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Compact, easy, especially for reading with a sleeping babe on you  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good size so it fits nicely into small bags and in some cases fits in my pants pocket  ...  "
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" ...  Much smaller than I imagined but is like a paperback novel.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to hold with one hand, great size.  ...  "
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" ...  great size for a purse and to take with you  ...  "
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" ...  (And so much lighter too!)  ...  "
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" ...  This e-reader is small enough to fit in a coat pocket or a small-ish purse. ... I carry it everywhere now, and I read on the bus, on meal breaks, when I miss the bus, when I'm waiting in line somewhere .  ...  "
Battery Life
 99
battery life, charge, lasts, weeks, kindle
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Battery is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Super long battery life and excellent touch screen!  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is good, especially when turning airplane mode on and not using any light or keeping the light at about 10.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, been using for a few weeks and haven't had to charge it yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is great too.  ...  "
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" ...  The extra battery life will also be appreciated. ... Now lets see if it lasts.  ...  "
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" ...  It holds a charge reasonably well.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life - Not spectacular so far. ... 4 days of use and I have about 38% battery remaining. ... Know that this is still GREAT for the device's size, but the advertisements said "weeks" of battery life and that really put my expectations up there.  ...  "
Software Platform
 71
books, library, kindle unlimited, account, paperwhite
+79%
-21%
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" ...  With the kindle unlimited it’s easy to read something new all the time!  ...  "
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" ...  I have been a Kindle user since the release of the first model.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the second Kindle ebook what I've bought.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked my Kindle Fire better it was a better size and, of course had many options (email etc etc.)  ...  "
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" ...  Much better then my first generation Kindle,  ...  "
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" ...  I like the new Kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  La personne à qui j'ai offert ce kindle semble très satisfaite.  ...  "
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" ...  Really loving the new kindle.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 65
device, love my kindle, books, ipad, devices
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Absolutely love my kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  Just email the file to your Kindle's email address and it will be pushed to your device. ... And now, get this, your reading progress on MOBI ebooks will be synced throughout all your devices!  ...  "
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" ...  I received my new Kindle device today, and so far I really like the look of it.  ...  "
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" ...  Transfer of all my books to the new unit was seamless super simple.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my Kindle!!  ...  "
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" ...  Great little device.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s so much easier to read with than my iPad mini.  ...  "
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" ...  It is significantly better to read books on when compared to tablets and phones.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 49
water, pool, read, tub, bath
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It won't break if you accidentally submerge it, but it's not designed to work in the water and will have to be drained and dried if it is submerged, according to the instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  The fact that it’s water proof is a bonus, no need to swap to my water proof case if I want to read in the pool.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the new water resistant feature as well because I love to read at the beach and in the tub!  ...  "
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" ...  My favourite is that adds waterproof design.  ...  "
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" ...  The main selling point for me was that it is waterproof, which I have no doubt in my mind that will come very handy to me fast enough, when I go by my pool.  ...  "
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" ...  The kindle is water proof but in the manual it does have a caveat to that, which is that it’s fresh water.  ...  "
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" ...  Best option, large capacity, waterproof tested in my case, works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the fact that it is waterproof and can be used while in a bath or pool.  ...  "
Charging
 47
kindle, charger, fit, charging cable, weeks
+55%
-45%
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" ...  It's much more user friendly in regards to portability and battery life is great with a couple weeks between charges based on about an hour+ of use per evening. ... Charges quickly too.  ...  "
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" ...  Super long reading time between charges.  ...  "
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" ...  is far superior, easy to use, holds the charge well, no complaints.  ...  "
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" ...  The kindle woks fine, but as many reviewers mentioned the micro-USB was an odd size and could not be inserted into the charging port.  ...  "
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" ...  I use the cords that can from my first kindles and it works fine for charging.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery charges incredibly quickly and lasts for weeks!  ...  "
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" ...  Due to extenuating circumstances I just got to open my second new 10th edition, and while it charges and connects no problem with a microUSB cable I had of my own . ... However, it receives 4 stars as the first thing I would do on purchase or arrival is make sure that it charges and works properly with a microUSB cable ... Loving the new version now that I finally have it, worth the wait even though the wait should have been avoided by a working microUSB port.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought an extra 5w charger for my kindle since there were incident mentioned on this review section about its USB not charging.  ...  "
Comfort
 45
hand, eyes, kindle, hold, paperwhite
+93%
-7%
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" ...  The feel in the hand is overall easier.  ...  "
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" ...  I must say it extremely light and reading from does not strain your eyes at all.  ...  "
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" ...  I am left handed and I would very much like to skip pages with my left hand (as it is the one I hold the device with). ... And same thing can be done for right-handed options!  ...  "
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" ...  They're faster and easier ok the eyes.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a comfortable size and weight to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light and comfortable to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  The paperwhite is lighter , smaller and more comfortable to handle.  ...  "
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" ...  There are times when its being horizontal make it easier to prop up, or just easier for the hands to hold.  ...  "
Fit
 41
fits, hold, kindle, charger, pocket
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The only positive is that it looks cool that it's more paper-like.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the size, and also purchased a case that makes holding it easy.  ...  "
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" ...  But I need to figure out how to hold the thing and I really do NOT want a cover for it.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s lightweight, nice and small so it’s easy to hold or throw into your bag, and, with the cover I bought, it’s beautiful too.  ...  "
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" ...  It's great with a case, if I was to buy a case again I would get one where the cover flips up and over to use it as a stand for hands-free reading.  ...  "
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" ...  - Light and easy to hold, not slippery  ...  "
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" ...  i didn't encounter this issue as the charging cord that came with my kindle fit perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  Looks big, but an actually fit in my pocket and I carry it all the time.  ...  "
Apps
 33
kindle, library, kindle app, download, app
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I have downloaded the App to my mobile  ...  "
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" ...  I love the customizable formatting.  ...  "
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" ...  For Pete's sake just buy a small library app company and integrate it, or perhaps allow 3rd party integration.  ...  "
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" ...  Always have my books with me, can quickly download and read a book plus the tools like dictionary and highlighting are great.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the back light and I can choose different fonts for my books.  ...  "
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" ...  i have been using Calibre which is free if you go to the internet to download it and it is a great program.  ...  "
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" ...  It will also sync with the Kindel app, so you can read across devices.  ...  "
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" ...  As light a feather and works efficiently between the mobile phone app and the Kindle.  ...  "
Price
 33
worth, money, value, waste, buy
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Was great price  ...  "
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" ...  But overall for the price it's a great device .  ...  "
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" ...  Worth to buy!  ...  "
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" ...  completely value for money  ...  "
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" ...  However, this price and value proposition is hard to beat.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth the buy!  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 32
screen, touchscreen, love the touch, little slow, slow
+66%
-34%
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" ...  The touchscreen is responsive, and the e-reader feels great in your hand.  ...  "
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" ...  The back light and touch screen are awesome  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to set up, has great touch response and awesome battery.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen is pretty quick.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Touch screen is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer more swipe from bezel gestures.  ...  "
Weight
 32
light, reading, size, easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  Is light weight, battery lasts for a long time, great for reading at night  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very light weight and easier to handle than a paperback book.  ...  "
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" ...  The size weight and interface work well for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Not only is it light weight, I can use it when reading in the dark and/or outside.  ...  "
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" ...  I have started reading regularly again—love the light weight and the fact that it can carry tons of books so I don’t have to!  ...  "
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" ...  I am sure it’s going to be great for vacations, and its light weight is a great relief to my beginning-to-be arthritic hands.  ...  "
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" ...  Weight is comfortable and reading in any light is great!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 30
last, years, read, kindle, years ago
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I've been using my Kindle for 6 months now.  ...  "
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" ...  My last kindle lasted almost 10 years before it gave up the ghost.  ...  "
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" ...  After many years my last Paper White gave up the ghost.  ...  "
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" ...  That unit I got 3 years out of so if this one lasts at least that long it would be great.  ...  "
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" ...  Few upgrades from the one I got a few years ago but great to use.  ...  "
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" ...  at least 7 years old.  ...  "
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" ...  It also came in a week early.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using this for months on the train, and I have no significant complaints.  ...  "
Features
 28
features, reading, feature, mode, wish
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Recommeded for the price and features.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no problem adjusting light and don’t find I have to very often.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the light - I just have to suck up the touchscreen technology.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the feature that tells you how much time is left in a chapter (so you can decide if you want to start it before .  ...  "
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" ...  Great for reading light or dark.  ...  "
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" ...  But in all other ways, especially considering the cost of other eReaders that have these features, this is probably the most reasonably priced model to own.  ...  "
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" ...  Bonus points for being extremely light.  ...  "
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" ...  The light is great, no need for a lamp on during evening reading & it’s easy on the eyes  ...  "
Marketplace
 23
canada, read, purchased from amazon, prime, pictures
+61%
-39%
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" ...  All of the books I had purchased from Amazon appeared automatically as soon as I registered it.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also read mangas on it easily after converting the pics.  ...  "
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" ...  Before this, I had purchased a Kobo Forma from a local electronics store.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved the guaranteed 2 day shipping!  ...  "
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" ...  Kudos Amazon for making this great product.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast ship , A++++  ...  "
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" ...  Also, they showed lovely pictures in the descriptions of the colourful cases to get with it .  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon was very quick to replace it.  ...  "
Cables
 22
fit, cord, kindle, charging cable, charger
+27%
-73%
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" ...  2 of the 3 aftermarket cables I have didn’t work either.  ...  "
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" ...  They sent me a defective cord.  ...  "
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" ...  The power cord doesn't fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Le cable USB n'entre pas dans l'appareil, donc il est impossible de charger sa batterie.  ...  "
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" ...  Charging cable was very difficult to use and I thought I was going to break it as I forced it in, but the other micro-usb cables I have work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Le seul hic est le cable pour le rechargé ne fonctionne pas - n'entre pas dans le trou.  ...  "
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" ...  At this point if I cannot find another cable around my house I will have to return the Kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  the cable comes with the kindle doesn't fit.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 22
touch, flat, waterproof, flush, edges
+64%
-36%
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" ...  The flat screen means no more dust in the edges, and even in the sun I haven’t noticed any more glare than my previous kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen can be set for the degree of background light that you want.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the "flush" screen .  ...  "
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" ...  The flush screen design means that dust cannot get trapped in the edges.  ...  "
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" ...  As I said before , the screen is outstanding.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it is a touch screen, is waterproof and has the light built in.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the new screen design, as it is now a flat design with the rest of the device.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that the new screen is without bezel, I mean there is a black frame but the glass is from edge to edge.  ...  "
Controls
 20
bottom, button, power, kindle, buttons
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Ok just don't like the placement of power button at bottom of unit.  ...  "
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" ...  Power button at the bottom is not the best design I've seem . ... I've press it accidentally a couple of time before get used too.  ...  "
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" ...  The slightest touch on the power button turns the Kindle off.  ...  "
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" ...  Only knock is the placement of the power button .  ...  "
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" ...  Instead, you guess and press top of the screen to drop down the home button tray . ... I also don't like that the interface allows for too many accidental screen presses that result in page turn or some other function  ...  "
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" ...  The touch screen is a pain in the neck and the lack of back and forward buttons make me sad.  ...  "
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" ...  Terrible power button placement - Could there be a worse place to put the power button than on the bottom? ... Why couldn't they put the power button up top. ... I still can't get over the lack of Overdrive support for Canada, and the closed ecosystem, and the god-awful power button placement.  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing I would change would be a power button to turn it off without holding my finger on it for 5 sec  ...  "
As Gift
 19
bought, wife, day, birthday, son
+100%
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" ...  This was a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  This eReader is a gift so i cant give a review but i must say it looks pretty sweet  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this new e-reader as a valentines day gift for my wife, and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it for my wife for a xmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a gift that my partner gave me and it's great.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a gift for my mother and she love it!  ...  "
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" ...  Sorry, it was a gift.  ...  "
For Travel
 17
reading, kindle, books, traveling, plane
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The kindle was perfect for reading on the beach, in the wind, on the plane, by the pool and- hands free!  ...  "
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" ...  I had the first Kindle and upgraded to an Oasis which was too hefty to travel with.  ...  "
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" ...  I utilize it wherever I go and have some spare time on my hands as it’s lightweight and easy to travel with as well as my general like of reading.  ...  "
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" ...  I will never travel without it!  ...  "
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" ...  work, mini vacations, dance competitions, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  We especially like the Paperwhilte when travelling when we may not have the conveniences of home.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for reading in bed or travel  ...  "
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" ...  I'm a super-light traveller, and it's amazing to be able to travel with such a great tool that I can shove into a pocket.  ...  "
Color
 17
colour, read, dark, bright, blue
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It is faster and sharper and the background lighting is more uniform.  ...  "
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" ...  • bright, adjustable screen backlight — great for reading in the dark and in direct sunlight  ...  "
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" ...  The light enables me to read with lower brightness.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, they showed lovely pictures in the descriptions of the colourful cases to get with it . ... You can have a lovely blue, mustard yellow and one other colour.  ...  "
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" ...  Unlike the Voyage edition, the 10th generation edition is significantly less bright (and yes, I did adjust the brightness to its highest level) which reduces the resolution clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope soon we will have a color version and the prices to be acceptable.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice to change the brightness, and good to read in the dark.  ...  "
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" ...  Adjust brightness with ease.  ...  "
Print Quality
 15
paper, read, paper white, books, e ink
+87%
-13%
comment
" ...  The new Kindle paper white looks very great.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgrade to this new Paper White and loving it.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheaper than buying paper books!  ...  "
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" ...  Now that I have started to read books from it, as opposed to learning my way around it, I can actually see the print because I have adjusted it to match my aging eyesight.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight, the size, the backlight, that slight paper-like grain of the e-ink display all create a full reading experience that you want to come back to.  ...  "
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" ...  I read a lot and need to have big print, so an e-reader is the best product for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the way the print and brightness can be adjusted makes it so much easier to read.  ...  "
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" ...  makes it easier to turn the pages.  ...  "
Build Quality
 15
nice, reading, hold, generation, fabric
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Nice material and don’t have to worry about cover opening on its own it has a nice magnetic hold.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this with the combined with the Water-Safe Fabric Cover (10th Generation - 2018 Release), Charcoal black and she is extremely happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't complain about its durability so I am hoping that this one is at least as durable.  ...  "
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" ...  - Light and easy to hold, not slippery  ...  "
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" ...  Really like how the cover turns it on and off.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the size, and also purchased a case that makes holding it easy.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I am mostly enjoying it, it's nice and light to hold (I have mine in a case).  ...  "
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" ...  The soft rubbery texture of it is nice .  ...  "
Design
 14
like, new, look, design, would
+86%
-14%
comment
" ...  The soft rubbery texture of it is nice .  ...  "
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" ...  Able to look up words just by holding down a wors  ...  "
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" ...  Loving the new design and the fact that is so much lighter than previous generation.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks just like a page.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks more like a tax fraud or an issue with Canadian law.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so elegant.  ...  "
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" ...  feels like cardboard, looks like cardboard, fits the unit nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the new design.  ...  "
Setup
 12
easy to setup, easy, worth, set, password
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Setting up was easy although I was a bit concerned it wouldn't initially show my library until after it was updated.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I went through the setup dialogues.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and read books  ...  "
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" ...  The device was so easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The Kindle is very easy to setup and use.  ...  "
Ports
 12
fit, cable, port, kindle, micro usb
+42%
-58%
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" ...  The supplied USB cable didn’t fit or charge the device.  ...  "
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" ...  The charger does not fit into the port for my Kindle!  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is that the charging cable included in the package does not fit the charging port.  ...  "
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" ...  Like many that have purchased this device, my charging cable won't fit into port on the Kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  At this point if I cannot find another cable around my house I will have to return the Kindle.  ...  "
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" ...  Brand new out of the box and the USB cable would not fit into the port. ... It appears that a prong inside the USB port was bent downwards or perhaps built to the wrong spec.  ...  "
Overall performance
 11
would, speed, processor, one, fast
+45%
-55%
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" ...  The device is slow and laggy, but that was to be expected and I was prepared to overlook that since I was expecting a greater return that I would get from this product, but it was just a laggy device that can't read 99% of my book library.  ...  "
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" ...  Removed one star for slow speed. ... Moving around and typing is very slow.  ...  "
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" ...  It works slow, image is blinking.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is that it is a little slow proforming searches and other, compared to the speed of my iPhone.  ...  "
Keyboard
 11
kindle keyboard, typing, slow, product, old
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Backlight is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Backlight is great and work well.  ...  "
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" ...  The backlight is definitely a great improvement.  ...  "
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" ...  Coming from a old kindle keyboard, this was a huge upgrade for me.  ...  "
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" ...  My last kindle had the keypad on it.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light, nicely backlit so no worry about the light acting up, smaller and more compact.  ...  "
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" ...  Backlight distribution is as good as it gets for an ereader, it just feels like a very polished product.  ...  "
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" ...  Also I much prefer the ease of the "keyboard" style.  ...  "
Storage
 11
space, easy, books, makes, 2x
+100%
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" ...  Higher capacity is nice but not particularly impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely in love with it's practicalities, light weight and takes up very little space iny purse.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes reading easy for me and it is nice to be able to have so many books in one small space.  ...  "
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" ...  Can fit ample books, & it’s so easy to purchase them (almost too easy!).  ...  "
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" ...  The availability of 2x the storage is great.  ...  "
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" ...  • double the storage!  ...  "
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" ...  I selected the 2x storage to ensure that I will never run out of space which is highly unlikely to ever happened anyway!  ...  "
Returns
 10
returned, return, sending it back, want, replacement
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  I even had them send me a new one and the second one is even worse than the first. ... I don’t know if I should try for a 3rd or just return it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I returned it as I couldn't use it.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it and got a new one, which is also blurry.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be sending it back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wish I'd returned it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Honestly, I’m rage induced and I want my money back.  ...  "
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" ...  I want a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Because of this, I am considering sending it back.  ...  "
Night Photography
 10
night, reading, low, even, easy to read
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Great for reading at night.  ...  "
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" ...  Resolution is good, light is good, responsiveness is good.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that I can read at night without a seperate light and in sunlight.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very happy with this, the reading light at night works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very convenient size and very friendly to the eyes even when reading at night with low lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  This means in a dark room, even the lowest light setting is pretty bright for me.  ...  "
Memory
 9
books, waterproof, version, double, cloud
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  Love the extra memory.  ...  "
comment
" ...  LOL I like the fact that its waterproof and the fact that it has higher storage capacity.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  • double the storage!  ...  "
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" ...  There are many reasons you might decide to go with an e-reader (save the storage space on your bookshelf, portability of the books, speed of delivery of newly purchased books, ability to look up definitions of new words right on the device etc.)  ...  "
comment
" ...  The waterproof case and twice the hard drive space how does Amazon do it?  ...  "
comment
" ...  I did purchase the bigger version of the Kindle Paperwhite's storage capacity because of comic books.  ...  "
Delivery
 9
ordered, fast, two, time, days
+100%
comment
" ...  No joke, it arrived today.  ...  "
comment
" ...  On time delivery  ...  "
comment
" ...  Quick regular shipment.  ...  "
comment
" ...  First off let me start of by saying that delivery time was amazing, I ordered it on Sunday and received it on Sunday afternoon!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, delivery was so fast. ... Arrived two days before scheduled date.  ...  "
comment
" ...  such fast delivery as lightning.  ...  "
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" ...  Chose Standard shipping and came in 2 day (was supposed to be 7).  ...  "
comment
" ...  No more waiting for the delivery van!  ...  "
For Kids
 8
daughter, son, school, kindle, child
+100%
comment
" ...  Bought this for my mother, she loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  I brought the Kindle for my daughter and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  So happy with it we hope to purchase another one for our son, for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good fit for my 7 yr old son with Amazon unlimited. ... Adults can create kid profiles and assign books to their libraries.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are a high school student like me, who has to read some books for the English class, I would highly recommend buying this e-reader  ...  "
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" ...  I am old school and loved books buy the feel of them and now it amazes me that you can put any number of them in this little thing.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my book worm 9 yo daughter. ... This is Paramount for my child. ... I prefer if I could create a child account and have each kindle to be the only account associated with that reader . ... That's a huge plus for my daughter who used to take heavy books in her bag every day to school.  ...  "
Display Size
 8
size, price, much, bigger, smaller
+100%
comment
" ...  Bought because I needed a bigger screen to read.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Takes up the all important screen size.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is a good size, the quality/resolution is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen on the new one is about half the size of the DX.  ...  "
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" ...  While I would prefer a larger screen, I can not complain with the price compared to other E reader available.  ...  "
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" ...  I never chose to get the Oasis because it's twice the price, and the screen is only an inch bigger, but much less portable (I don't think it'll fit into any pockets), and not very grippy.  ...  "
Wifi
 8
really, mode, battery, amazon, password
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  When I have the wifi turned on books I get automatically download.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, it appears this only turns on the Wi-Fi when needed, so that doesn't need to be manually done.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great battery life if you turn the airplane mode on(WiFi it the battery really hard) but WiFi is most of the time unused when you read a book.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wifi connection, and linking to my amazon accounts to purchase books was really straightforward.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to connect to Wifi, very good library  ...  "
Codecs
 6
formats, read, mobi, lire, epub
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Format pratique qui se transporte bien, écran facile à lire  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ne peut pas lire les autre formats E-Books  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, note that this does not work on files that are not in the MOBI format - so no PDFs, DOCs, HTMLs, etc.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 6
power, kindle, wake, read, mode
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  The video, hopefully, shows my new Kindle in its new wake/sleep cover - I'm really loving the cover - which stays closed until I want to open it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I love how I can read in the dark while my baby and/or husband sleep and I don’t need a light.  ...  "
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" ...  The backlight is perfect for me because I like to read before going to sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend this kindle to anyone who travels a lot, reads in inclement weather, and falls asleep with book in hand (Goes to sleep on it’s own)  ...  "
Lagging
 6
device, bit, fix, would, slow
+17%
-83%
comment
" ...  There is a lag when turning pages or when highlighting  ...  "
comment
" ...  The lag is a bit slower.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Restarted several times with no fix.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The device is slow and laggy, but that was to be expected and I was prepared to overlook that since I was expecting a greater return that I would get from this product, but it was just a laggy device that can't read 99% of my book library.  ...  "
Capacity
 5
travelling, light, family
+100%
comment
" ...  Along with the ability to make highlights and its in-house dictionary, it makes reading so much more enjoyable!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's perfect for reading on the subway, in bed at night or up at the cottage.  ...  "
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" ...  I like Kindles, but please add the Family Library for Canadians because I bought 2, one for my mom since I thought Family Sharing was available.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I will use it mainly for travelling and when I am away from home.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 5
support, connect, paperwhite, kindle, canadian
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  With the lack of support for Bluetooth and audio books, don't waste your money on the 32gb model as I did.  ...  "
comment
" ...  You will also be paying for the built-in bluetooth that comes with the device, even though it will serve no purpose for Canadians.  ...  "
Cleaning
 5
dust, easily, dirt, page, level
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I liked that the screen was flush with the frame, it was a pet peeve of mine in two previous kindles I owned that dirt would get caught in the frame.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The flat level screen prevents dust from getting into corners and easily wipes clean.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But it is considerably lighter and does not lose your page when you put it down, or get damaged if you spill a cup of coffee.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product as always, love that the screen now is on bezel level so its pretty smooth and not dirt collecting, the difference between my 2 gen Paperwhite and this its very visible performance-wise and quality of brightness evenness.  ...  "
Resolution
 4
screen, resolution, like, toronto, le
+100%
comment
" ...  Screen is like an HD screen compared to the lower resolution screens on other readers.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's tiny in the age of phablets, 4k monitors, and whatnot.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
pictures, also, lot, got
+100%
comment
" ...  You can also read mangas on it easily after converting the pics.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The thing is, I read a lot of biographies, with a lot of pictures and when I got to the pictures section of said book and saw it in grainy-ish black and white, I could not stand it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, they showed lovely pictures in the descriptions of the colourful cases to get with it .  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
User Manual
 3
read, water
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  But maybe by the time I finish reading the manual I will find there is another easier gesture.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Once I read the manual, the new one was pretty easy to use.  ...  "
Data reception
 3
wifi, kindle, 4g, device
-100%
comment
" ...  It seems to be 3G, not 4G as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Due to the expense, I went from a 3g Kindle to a wifi only device.  ...  "
USB
 3
however, fil
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  However, the USB works perfectly fine so far.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However you could transfer via USB other free content.  ...  "

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