Amazon Kindle Scribe with 10.2″ display, pen support goes official

Amazon Kindle Scribe - Specs, Features, Availability, Price in Nepal
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Amazon just unveiled the Kindle Scribe which is the largest Kindle to date. In addition, it is also the first one to bring pen input into the lineup. Here, we will take a look at the Amazon Kindle Scribe, along with its specs, features, availability, and expected price in Nepal.

Amazon Kindle Scribe Overview:

Design, Display

Looking at the device and what it has to offer, the Kindle Scribe is basically an enlarged Kindle Oasis. The Paperwhite display on the Kindle Scribe measures 10.2-inches and supports touch as well as stylus input.

Amazon Kindle Scribe - Design, Display

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The screen has a 300 PPI pixel density and also a front light that supports automatic adjustment. It is only available in a single grey color option called ‘Tungsten’.

Stylus Input

The presence of stylus support is one of the most exciting features of the Kindle Scribe. Amazon refers to its stylus as just ‘Pen’ and offers it in Basic and Premium options are available.

The Pen does not need charging and attaches magnetically to the side of the Scribe. Moreover, the Premium Pen has an eraser up top alongside a customizable button to switch between pen modes and more.

The Sticky Notes feature on the Kindle Scribe can be used to save handwritten notes to ebooks, which can also be synced to other devices. Note-taking, journaling, templates, to-do lists, and other features are also available.

Rest of the Specs

Besides that, the Kindle Scribe offers access to over 3 million titles via the Kindle Store. For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi and other features include parental control, auto page rotation, and more.

According to Amazon, the Kindle Scribe should last 12 weeks on a single charge with half an hour of reading per day with the light setting at 13. Talking about writing, it is rated for 3 weeks of usage with the same criteria.

Amazon Kindle Scribe Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 196 x 230 x 5.8mm, 433g
  • Display: 10.2-inch Paperwhite display, 300 PPI pixel density
  • storage: 16/32/64GB
  • GPU: 800MHz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM | 16GB internal storage
  • Wireless connectivity: Dual Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2
  • Battery Life: 12 weeks of half an hour reading per day
  • Charge Time: 2.5 hours with a 9W USB-C charger
  • Colors: Tungsten

Amazon Kindle Scribe Price in Nepal and Availability

The cost of the Amazon Kindle Scribe starts at USD 339.99 for the base 16GB variant with a Basic Pen. If you go for the Premium Pen, it’ll cost an additional USD 30. We expect the Amazon Kindle Scribe to start at NPR 49,999 if it launches in Nepal.

Amazon Kindle Scribe Official Price (USA) Price in Nepal (Expected) 
16GB with Basic Pen  USD 339.99 NPR 49,999
16GB with Premium Pen  USD 369.99 NPR 53,999
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