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This article was published on January 15, 2014


Amazon brings its new Kindle Paperwhite to India, available from February 4

Amazon brings its new Kindle Paperwhite to India, available from February 4 Image by: AFP


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Amazon is bringing its all-new Kindle Paperwhite — which it unveiled in September last year — to India, where it will be available from February 4.

The US e-commerce giant is now taking pre-orders for the Kindle Paperwhite in India. The WiFi-only version is being sold for 10,999 rupees ($179), while the 3G model is retailing for 13,999 rupees ($228). In the US, the WiFi version goes for $119, while the 3G one goes for $189.

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Just last year, Amazon took a big stride into India’s e-commerce market when it launched its Marketplace site in the country, and subsequently listed its Kindle tablets and e-readers for sale in June.

Thumbnail image via Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

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