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New Kindle Scribe from Amazon: an eReader with a pen to take notes as if it were paper

Amazon just revamped its e-book family in a big way by announcing the first Kindle with stylus support. Its about kindle scribea device with an electronic ink screen (E Ink) 10.2 inches and 300 dpi that can be used to take notes by hand in a natural way, as if we were writing on paper.

In other words, we are dealing with a device that is presented as a kind of hybrid between a tablet and an electronic book reader. €369.99 which will initially be available later this year. This is the first 300 dpi front-lit display to have an adjustable warm light,” said Kevin Keith, product manager at Amazon.

Kindle Scribe Data Sheet

kindle scribe


Device: 196 x 230 x 5.8mm


Stylus: 162 x 8.8 x 8.4mm



Paperwhite display technology with built-in light

300 dpi

optimized font technology

16-level grayscale


16GB, 32GB, or 64GB


“Up to 12 weeks based on half an hour of reading per day”


Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz networks





Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, MOBI unprotected, PRC natively; PDF, DOCX, DOC, HTML, EPUB, TXT, RTF, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP via conversion; Audible Audio Format (AAX).



The first Kindle with stylus support

Amazon is confident that the new Kindle Scribe is capable of offering the screen contrast and clarity that Kindle users are accustomed to, but also can be written on its entire surface. Precisely, in this sense, two types of optical pencils can be purchased. The basic will be included with the device.

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Kindle Scribe 5

Kindle Scribe 4

But you can also purchase a $30 “Premium” version that includes a customizable shortcut button and a draft sensor on top. In either case, users will be able to magnetically attach the pen to the device, which features Wacom’s EMR technology.

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The stylus will not only work for taking notes by hand, but will also be useful for writing and highlighting PDF documents. Also, Amazon says it’s partnered with Microsoft to enable starting next year export Word documents directly to Kindle.

Price, versions and availability of the new Kindle Scribe

The new Kindle Scribe can now be booked on Amazon for a price that starts at 369.99 euros. You can choose between versions of 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB of storage. In addition, as mentioned above, the premium stylus will also be available for purchase separately.

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