Amazon is conducting US press briefings for the new Kindle

MICHAEL KOZLOWSKI | October 13, 2018

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Over the course of the past 24 hours, Amazon has been conducting a series of press briefings for mainstream media outlets in North america. A new Kindle e-reader is going to be formally announced next week and select journalists in San Francisco and Seattle have seen it in person.  I have been told that this is the new Kindle Paperwhite 4 and this will be the first time this e-reader has been refreshed since the 3rd generation model came out in June 2015. A new Kindle was first tipped by the companies Weibo account in China, alongside promotional imagery which shows the product shrouded by feathers and pieces of paper.  The Chinese version  of the Kindle will be unveiled on October 17th at the Zhuzhong Art Museum and it should be announced in North America on October 16th, which is Tuesday.

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