The Kindle Paperwhite is launching the same day as the Kindle Fire.
Back in September, Amazon took the wraps off of a brand new line of Kindle devices. Almost immediately, the company announced that, unlike last year, the 2012 Kindle Fire tablets would be launching internationally. Specifically, the etail giant said that the 7-inch Kindle Fire and the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD would arrive on UK shores on October 25. However, the company didn't mention much about the Kindle Paperwhite.
That all changed today, though, as Amazon confirmed that the Kindle Paperwhite is scheduled to arrive in the UK on the same date as the Kindle Fire. The 6-inch Kindle Paperwhite features ambient lighting around the edge of the display allowing you to read in the dark and eliminating the need for a case with a built in reading light.
The Kindle Paperwhite boasts 25 percent more contrast with 212 ppi, 62-percent more pixels than previous model, eight weeks of battery life with the light on, an interface similar to Kindle Fire's UI, and 3G service for free. Pricewise, you're looking at £109 via Amazon.co.uk and you can pre-order now. The Kindle Paperwhite launched in the United States on October 1.