Amazon Kindle 8th generation 2016 model on sale in Japan

Amazon Kindle 8th generation 2016 is now on sale in Japan with a price tag of 8980 Japanese yen and that is for the non-backlit display model. It measures 160 × 115 × 9.1mm (wxlxt) and weighs about 161 grams. It packs 6 inch 600×800 pixel resolution and offers 16 shades of gray with its monocrome display.

Amazon Kindle 8th vs 7th ereader

For storage, you get 4GB flash storage out of which 3GB is available to end user. As you can see in aforementioned picture, the newer model is more compact than outgoing 7th generation Amazon Kindle ereader. But since the display size is same, one can see that the bezels have been narrowed.

Amazon Kindle 8th generation 2016 japan

Packaging – The black box was wrapped in a multi-language sleeve, design close to the Fire tablet and is very simple in terms of looks.

Amazon Kindle 8th generation 2016 packaging

Comparison with other companies Ereaders with same size display – Kindle, Kobo Aura and the Sony PRS-T3S. On the kindle, one can change language to english and make it read aloud your favorite ebook.

Amazon Kindle 8th generation 2016 vs kobo


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