What you need to know

  • Amazon has announced a new Kindle designed for inking.
  • It’s called the Kindle Scribe and costs $339 from Amazon.
  • It features support for inking directly onto Microsoft Word documents.

Amazon has just unveiled a weird new entry to its Kindle line of devices, dubbed the “Kindle Scribe,” and features the ability to ink into sticky notes, books, PDFs, and other documents using an optional digital pen. It has a large tablet-sized 10.2-inch e-ink display with a PPI of 300, and sports “months of battery life.”

Interestingly, the Kindle Scribe also supports Microsoft Word documents, with the ability to ink into sticky notes within Word documents that you can send between your PC and the Kindle Scribe using Amazon’s Kindle software. Additionally, Amazon notes that the ability to send Word documents to your Kindle Scribe directly from within Microsoft Word is coming in 2023:

Source