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Old 05-30-2018, 02:10 AM   #1
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Sound the klaxon. New paperwhite incoming

There is a "newer model available" temp link on the paperwhite page on Amazon.

See here:
https://imgur.com/l4wrqs7

Links to:
https://www.amazon.com/Test-Product-...p_ob_title_def

Wonder how long until it drops
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Old 05-30-2018, 10:31 AM   #2
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If you go the the Kindle Paperwhite on Amazon, the "See newer Model" link is gone now.

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Old 05-30-2018, 10:58 AM   #3
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An intriguing hint.
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Old 05-30-2018, 11:10 AM   #4
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The eBook Reader has put up a post on this.
http://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/201...te-refurbs-79/
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Old 06-04-2018, 09:32 PM   #5
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Now there are signs the entry level Kindle could be replaced.
https://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/20...-get-replaced/
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:12 PM   #6
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That's interesting, I guess they may replace\ update anything in the Kindle e ink line up. Except for the latest Oasis 2. Many were surprised when they changed from the Oasis 1 to the larger Oasis 2. I guess anything can happen at this point.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:25 PM   #7
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I see glaring mistakes on that blog. It claims the basic Kindle has been removed from Amazon comparison tables and the banner at the top of the pages. I still see it on the banner and the tables.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:52 PM   #8
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It was removed. It is back now.
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:25 PM   #9
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That's OLD! On the information listed at the bottom of the page the DATE is June 17, 2015 ... 3 YEARS AGO!!
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:34 PM   #10
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That's OLD! On the information listed at the bottom of the page the DATE is June 17, 2015 ... 3 YEARS AGO!!
It helps in a long thread if you quote the post you're talking about. I have no idea which link you mean.
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:45 PM   #11
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It helps in a long thread if you quote the post you're talking about. I have no idea which link you mean.
She's referencing the 'Placeholder - do not sell' Item I believe.

I was going to comment on this earlier - that kindle is very boxy, and a very different case from the paper white that actually got built - that looks like it was a manufacturing testing device they took a picture of.
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Product Dimensions 6.7 x 4.6 x 0.4 inches Item Weight 7.2 ounces Shipping Weight 13.1 ounces Manufacturer AMDSI ASIN B00QJDQM9U Item model number DP75SDI Batteries Lithium Metal batteries required. (included) Date first listed on Amazon June 17, 2015
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Old 06-09-2018, 05:37 AM   #13
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Thanks. Well yes, one would expect a "placeholder - do not sell" page at amazon to contain details of an old product, just in there as a placeholder.
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Old 06-09-2018, 06:59 AM   #14
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what's the difference? PW looks exactly the same except horizontal.


1080 with no light for regular? Ehh, i have a PW2 and the resolution is fine!
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what's the difference? PW looks exactly the same except horizontal.


1080 with no light for regular? Ehh, i have a PW2 and the resolution is fine!
The resolution is fine for reading with my PW3. I have absolutely no interest in colored lights. I'm not a delicate flower that wilts in bright light. I'd like lights like the Voyage has, a flush face on the Paperwhite, a USB C with fast charging to replace the old USB micro. If sound were added that would be fine but I read; On the very rare occasions I want to listen to a book when I'm in my 20-year old car I use my cell phone. Lastly, I'd like a power button on the back instead of hidden on the bottom.

Oh, and a case with no gimmicks and that protects the device rather than "personalizing" it.
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