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Is the Kindle 6" glare-free touchscreen display worth buying for $79? What does it lack compared to the Kindle Paperwhite?

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Answered by Jean Henry
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Kindle 6"
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Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen  vs Kindle Paperwhite

Both Kindle 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen and Kindle Paperwhite 3 have the same look and feel, even when the former was released 2014 and the later was released in 2015. But as you have asked Kindle Paperwhite is more advanced and expensive than Kindle 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen. Let us see the reasons why Kindle Paperwhite is more advantageous:

  • The built-in light is the first of the distinguishing feature which Kindle Paperwhite has and Kindle Touchscreen does not. This built-in light enables reading even after everyone in your home has gone to bed or even there is not even a spot of light to be seen.

  • The display quality is also better, which people do not notice instantly, but over a prolonged period of usage you would get to notice the difference.

  • The screen’s contrast is good in Paperwhite compared to Touchscreen. Carta E-Ink screen is used by Paperwhite and Pearl E-Ink screen is used by Touchscreen, even when both have sunlight reflective screen, Paperwhite’s contrast is much better.

  • The resolution of Paperwhite is 300 ppi while that of Touchscreen is 167 ppi, making the images sharper and brighter.  

  • The battery life of Paperwhite is comparatively higher than Touchscreen, which is up to 6 weeks compared to meager 4 weeks in Touchscreen. This is calculated on the basis of reading for 30 minutes each day, with Wi-Fi turned off, and reducing the screen brightness to 10.

  • The design and feel of Paperwhite is more appealing compared to Kindle Touchscreen. With Paperwhite going slimmer.

  • Paperwhite has 3G option which does automatic updates and downloads whenever your Kindle is connected to the 3G network.

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