There have been rumors for months that Amazon was engaged on a Kindle e-book reader able to writing notes, as a substitute of merely studying books. Now the system is official: say hiya to the Kindle Scribe.
The Kindle Scribe is the biggest Kindle reader but, with a spacious 10.2-inch touchscreen. Meaning extra phrases on the display screen, so fewer web page turns are required, or you possibly can crank up the font dimension to your coronary heart’s content material. Amazon additionally talked about that captions are normally displayed alongside pictures in books — the captions are sometimes pushed to a different web page on the smaller screens.
This Kindle isn’t only for studying, although. There’s a stylus that magnetically attaches to the Kindle Scribe, which doesn’t require charging or pairing. That doubtless means it’s not an energetic pen, which guidelines out strain sensitivity and different superior options you may discover on an Apple Pencil. There’s additionally an eraser on the tip.
With the stylus, you possibly can write notes on the pages of books, which additionally seem in a single organized place. There’s additionally a daily notepad mode for sketches and notes not associated to books. You may ship your paperwork to a different system once you’re completed, or ship a doc from a pc to the Kindle Scribe. Amazon says the flexibility to ship paperwork to the Scribe straight from Microsoft Phrase is coming quickly.
The Kindle Scribe is priced at $399.99, making it by far the costliest Kindle reader at the moment offered — virtually twice the value of the premium Kindle Oasis. You may pre-order it beginning as we speak.