Amazon Kindle Scribe is a 10-inch ebook reader you can write on
Amazon’s new Kindle Scribe is its largest and most interactive ebook reader yet, but this large format reading light sports a feature entirely new to the Kindle lineup: a writable screen.
The Amazon Kindle Scribe has a 10.2-inch, 300ppi E Ink display, similar in sharpness and screen adjustability to the Kindle Paperwhite. It’s the largest Kindle device to date, and the first with a screen larger than 8 inches since 2010’s Kindle DX.
The screen is touch-enabled, a standard feature on current Kindles, but it goes further than that. It can capture handwriting and sketches with a stylus.
Pen interaction allows users to add handwritten notes and drawings to any books they read on the Kindle Scribe. It also supports writing to PDF and Microsoft Word documents, which can be emailed directly to the device. Microsoft Word will also get support for transferring documents directly to the Kindle Scribe in 2023.
Amazon offers two different Kindle Scribe styluses with the device, a basic stylus and a premium stylus. Both are battery-free styluses, but the Premium stylus adds an eraser and a shortcut button.
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Besides the writable screen, the Kindle Scribe has all the standard Kindle e-reader features. It integrates with the Kindle Store to provide access to over 13 million books, including the 3 million book Kindle Unlimited subscription service. It also supports Audible audiobooks and Amazon’s VoiceView text-to-speech screen reader.
The Amazon Kindle Scribe is available for pre-order(Opens in a new window) now at $339 in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models. It ships Nov. 30.
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