Amazon wasn't the first e-reader maker to integrate a reading light into its product (that distinction goes to Barnes and Noble) but the Kindle Paperwhite is certainly winning high marks nonetheless.
The Paperwhite offers a new display that offers adjustable brightness and greater power efficiency (Amazon claims you can enjoy up to eight weeks on a single charge). If you're concerned about remaining battery life, a "Time to Read" function measures how fast you're reading (based on page turns) and calculates how much you'll be able to read based on remaining battery life.
The 7.5 ounce Kindle measures in at 6.7 x 4.6 x .38 inches and packs 2GB of internal memory, enough to hold 1,100 books locally (more can be stored on Amazon's cloud servers).
The base model Wi-Fi-only Paperwhite costs $119 but will display ads (or "special offers"). You can dump the ads by paying an extra $20. A 3G version of the Paperwhite will set you back $179.
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