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Kindle Paperwhite E-reader – Amazon Official Site

Wi-Fi

A Kindle e-reader with Wi-Fi is a great choice if you already have a high-speed internet connection and wireless router set up in your home. If you do not have Wi-Fi set up at home, a free cellular connectivity model may be a better option—free cellular connectivity lets you download books anytime, anywhere.

Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity

A Kindle e-reader with Wi-Fi + free cellular connectivity is the easiest option because there is no wireless setup—you are ready to shop, purchase, and read right out of the box. Built-in free cellular connectivity uses the same wireless signals that cell phones use, but there are no monthly fees or commitments—Amazon pays for cellular connectivity. The added convenience of cellular connectivity enables you to download books anytime, anywhere, without having to find a Wi-Fi hotspot connection. Your Kindle e-reader may use wireless connectivity to make other services available, such as wireless delivery of personal documents, which may require an additional charge. For more information, see Amazon Device Terms of Use.

With wireless coverage in over 100 countries and territories, free cellular connectivity lets you download books anytime, anywhere, whether you’re relaxing on a beach, halfway through a hike, or waiting on the tarmac. Check cellular connectivity coverage area.

For U.S. customers traveling abroad, additional charges apply for wireless delivery of periodical subscriptions. To avoid any charges, you can always use a Wi-Fi connection or download items via your computer and transfer them to your Kindle using USB.

Some books may not be eligible for download over cellular connectivity, including promotional content or where indicated on a book detail page.