When Amazon gets into ebooks: What to know about the big change to Amazon’s ebook offering
Amazon is set to get into e-book publishing.
The e-reader company is set for a major overhaul with a slew of new products, including the new Kindle Paperwhite, a device that will include all of Amazon’s e-books on a single screen.
Here’s what you need to know to know if you’re a potential buyer.
Amazon is setting out to make e-readers easier to use and easier to read, and will offer all e-textbooks in a single interface.
The new Kindle will be a big part of that.
It will have a single, unified interface that lets you access the full range of Amazon content at once, from the books you’ve purchased and the movies you’ve watched to the music you’ve listened to.
You’ll also be able to search for titles and add titles to your reading list.
Amazon also announced plans to start charging people to read e-reading books, and plans to offer a Kindle App for more reading options.
Read moreAmazon will also offer free trials on some e-Readers and other Amazon products, giving buyers a taste of the e-learning ecosystem Amazon is planning to offer.
The company plans to make some of the best-selling e-watches, fitness trackers, and smart TVs on the market, but Amazon also plans to roll out its own smart TVs.
The TV is slated to have Alexa, which will help you control the TV with voice commands, and a remote control, which Amazon says will allow you to use voice commands to control the device.
It also promises “the most personalized TV experience ever offered by Amazon.”
Read moreWhile the ebooks on the Kindle Paperwhites will be on a smaller screen than the Kindle Fire HDX, the Paperwhite is expected to offer more screen real estate.
Amazon said the Paperwhite will also come with a smaller keyboard, more customizable colors, and support for touch screen devices like Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.
It’ll be available in gold, silver, and rose gold.
The Paperwhite will be available to buy from Amazon for $199 starting today, and the PaperWhite Plus is $299, which is $30 more than the PaperWhite.
The Paperwhit Plus will come with all the features of the Paperblack Plus, including a bigger display and the ability to use Alexa.
The paper black version will be $349.
The Kindle Paperblack will be released later this year, and it’s expected to come in a variety of colors, including green and black.