Amazon Kindle: Which Best Kindle for reading in 2021?

Amazon has excelled in and completely monopolized the e-reader market. Ever since the Amazon Kindle came out, it swept us readers with it! We were all too excited about how accessible books are going to become for us and how conveniently and comfortably we will read them.

Best Kindle for reading

Since the Kindle, Amazon has been trying to compete against themselves in coming out with even better and more technologically advanced products within the same line that would help customers and readers around the world even more.

Amazon Kindle

The Amazon Kindle is the most basic Amazon e-reader product and the first of its kind. Kindle comes with a bunch of features that helped set it apart from other traditional tablets and laptops, exclusive only and best kindle for reading. Here are some of the features and specifications in a basic Amazon Kindle:

  • Kindle is available in two plain, matte colors: black and white. Its design is very simple and durable. It has an ordinary plastic body with large bezels that are elevated around the edge of the screen from all corners.
  • One of the best things about the Kindle is its portability. It is extremely lightweight and very easy to carry and store. The weight of a basic Amazon Kindle is 174g and its dimensions are 160 x 113 x 8.7mm.
  • All Amazon Kindles are equipped with an anti-glare technology which makes it plausible to use them even in bright daylight or directly under the sun. The Amazon Kindle has a 6 inch display with 167 pixels per inch. Furthermore, you can even read it in the dark without using any external light source because it uses front light with 4 LEDs.
  • Other than that, Amazon Kindle is only supportive with Wi-fi and not any other cellular 3G or 4G networks. It has a storage of 8GB, which is much less than that of Kindle Paperwhite. Moreover, the battery time is exceptional—with the Kindle lasting for up to a couple of weeks without recharging.
  • Finally, it is the cheapest of all three Kindles in this list because it does not offer you advanced features. If you are looking for a device that you need only to read, the basic Amazon Kindle will help you do that brilliantly.

    Amazon Kindle (2019)

    Amazon Kindle (2019)

    Amazon Kindle Paperwrite

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is slightly bigger and wider, and thinner, than the basic Kindle. Its dimensions are 167 x 116 x 8.2mm. It is also very lightweight, weighing only 182g. Other than being very portable and convenient for transportation and storage, due to its thinness, it also looks more modern and sophisticated than the basic Amazon Kindle.
  • The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is available in four simple, matte colors—back, plum, sage, and twilight blue. All of these colors look very elegant and appealing. Other than that, the large bezels are on the same height as the screen which makes for an increasingly elegant look than the basic Amazon Kindle.
  • The most distinguishing feature of the Amazon Paperwhite Kindle is that it is waterproof. Now you can easily enjoy a book at the beach or in a swimming pool without causing damage to your device. The device can survive up to 2 hours underwater, but make sure you do not spend all of it.
  • Another major upgrade from the basic Kindle in the Paperwhite version is that the 6-inch display just got twice as sharper and better. The display is equipped with 300 ppi which really makes a difference if you are reading some graphic novels or other visual comics. However, if you are only reading books that are text exclusive, you will not notice such changed conspicuously.
    Furthermore, the front light is packed with 5 LEDs instead of 4 (in basic Kindle) so that your nighttime or bedtime reading is utmost comfortable.
  • Finally, the Amazon Paperwhite Kindle is compatible with Wi-fi, as well as other cellular 3G and 4G networks. This means that you can download books anytime and anywhere, even without a Wi-fi connection.
  • Although it is said to drain battery faster than that of a basic Amazon Kindle due to its audiobook, or Audible, it can still be more durable and faster, and more efficient. The Amazon Paperwhite Kindle is higher in price than the basic Kindle, because of features like waterproof, cellular connectivity, better display, more elegance, etc. Also, the 2018 Paperwhite comes in two different storage options—the 8GB one and the mega 32GB one that you use to read unlimited (don’t push it) books!

    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018)

    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018)

    Amazon Kindle Oasis

    Kindle Oasis

    Glass Screen Protector for Kindle Oasis


    If you are still unsure between the basic Kindle and Paperwhite Kindle, allow me to make you even more confused. Just kidding. Allow me to offer you another variant in the Kindle category with the elegant, Amazon Kindle Oasis.

    Here are some specifications and features associated with the Amazon Kindle Oasis that makes it one of a kind:

  • The display is slightly larger than the basic Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite. The 7 inch display screen is also anti-glare with 300 ppi for crisper and better display for your comfortable reading experience.
  • The screen is also front-lit to ensure that you do not strain your eyes reading for extended periods of time.
  • The Amazon Kindle Oasis is also waterproof and you can now enjoy a book at the beach, in the swimming pool, shower (don’t do it), or anywhere else nearby water without worrying about damaging your device.
  • Like the Kindle Paperwhite, the Kindle Oasis is also compatible with Wi-fi as well as other cellular networks 3G and 4G. You can easily access millions of books, newspapers, and audiobooks instantly anywhere, anytime.
  • Furthermore, like Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis is also available in variants of 8GB and 32GB storage.
  • The Kindle Oasis’s design is distinctive from the other two in this article because it is a lot thinner and more elegant looking. It has a thin and light ergonomic design which also hosts page turning button so that you experience it like reading an actual book.
  • On that note, the Kindle Oasis is also equipped with the latest e-ink technology which helps replicate the feel and feature of an actual paperback and turns pages faster.
  • Another feature that makes Kindle Oasis more technologically advanced and sophisticated is that it contains the warm light feature. In the dark or nighttime, or even during the day to ensure that you do not strain your eyes so much or if you are exposed to the screen for a lot of time, you can change the white light of the screen to amber. It makes for a softer and gentler display that minimizes the strain to your eyes.
  • Due to all these additional features, Kindle Oasis is also making a wave in the e-reader market and popularizing Kindle in general. It is priced higher than either of the above Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite, and is a great value for money and durable.

    Amazon Kindle Oasis (2019)

    • Amazon Kindle Oasis (2019)

    Best Kindle for reading - The Best Accessories in 2021

    Now that you have chosen the most suitable device for you, here is a list of some of the top accessories that are most compatible with your Kindle device. These accessories include charger adapters, USB cables, and other small things that really make your reading experience as good as it is.

    Amazon Charger and Power Adapter

    This is a charger and power adapter especially designed for the Amazon products including Fire tablets and Kindle series e-readers. They have a fast recharge time and are durable.

    VORI Case for All-New Kindle Paperwhite

    This VORI case is especially designed for the Kindle Paperwhite 2018. It comes in various different, beautiful designs to choose from.

    Screen Cleaner

    It is a non-toxic, sulfate-free screen cleaner that does not scratch delicate surfaces. It can be used for all your digital device screens, including the Kindle. Now experience a glare and dirt free reading experience and use vius premium screen cleaner.

    Kindle Paperwhite Leather Case

    This leather is built by Amazon especially for the Kindle Paperwhite. The cases are thin and light. You can lighten up or put to sleep the screen of your Kindle Paperwhite by opening or closing the cover. Additionally, a case is good to protect the screen of your Kindle from breaking or damage. Furthermore, a magnetic clasp is attached to the cover to ensure that it is securely closed.

    2-Year Accident Protection for Kindle Paperwhite

    This works like an insurance only for Kindle Paperwhite 2018 edition. If you are buying a Kindle Paperwhite 2018, you may want to get it insured in case of any accident or damage. You are allowed to make up to 3 claims within the warranty term.

    Amazon 5ft USB cable for Kindle E-readers:

    This cable is compatible with all Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets. The cable length is 5ft long and it has a micro USB and a USB on both sides.

    AmazonBasics Adjustable Tablet Holder Stand:

    Now make your reading experience even more comfortable and convenient with this adjustable, non-skid tablet holder compatible with all Kindle e-readers and Amazon Fire tablets.

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