After the device's details were (apparently) accidentally leaked, Amazon made the 2013 edition of the Kindle Paperwhite official
The new model has greater contrast, so text should pop a bit more
Pre-orders are open, and the new e-readers ship on September 30
It's no surprise to see new Amazon Kindles launching around this time of year. What is surprising is that the company would announce the newest version of its frontlit eReader without any event or fanfare. You can probably chalk that up to today's accidental publication of the device's landing page, followed by a "hell, let's just make it official" decision. Either way, we now have the official scoop on Amazon's 2013 update to the Kindle Paperwhite.
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