If you're like me, your Kindle Paperwhite is practically attached to your hand. My library is on one of these long-lasting tablets, so a little extra protection never hurt. The latest 2021 Kindle Paperwhite model comes with a larger 6.8-inch display compared to the previous generations meaning you'll need a different case if you're still rocking an older model. Luckily, you can still find a wide range of options for both sizes including folios and bumpers with tons of materials and patterns to help you express yourself.
Protect the latest 6.8-inch Kindle Paperwhite with these cases
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Colors: Light or Dark
Since most of what you'll be doing with a Kindle Paperwhite is reading, it makes sense to have a case that's comfortable to hold. This case is soft to the touch with plenty of grip for long reading sessions. The inside of the case is made from the same material to protect your screen and make the case comfortable to hold while folded open.
Colors: Black, Denim, Agave Green, Lavender Haze
There's no beating a fabric case when it comes to a case that looks professional but is comfortable to hold for hours. This Fabric Cover from Amazon comes in four different colors and is water-resistant. The case can be folded around allowing you to use your tablet one-handed.
Colors: Black, Clear, Clear Glitter, Clear Navy Blue, Frosted Clear, Pink
For protection, you can't go wrong with a simple plastic bumper case for your Kindle Paperwhite. This flexible model from MoKo is easy to install and comes in six different finishes, including glitter. It's designed to work with wireless chargers and has plenty of grip making drops less likely.
24 patterns available
If you want to prop your Kindle Paperwhite up on a desk, the best way is with a case with a stand. This MoKo case comes with two dozen patterns to choose from and has a built-in kickstand for when you need it. With an internal plastic frame, you're also proctected from light drops.
If you're just looking for a simple clear case to protect your Kindle from accidental drops, this TPU cover from SFFINE is a solid choice. Padded bumpers on the corners in case of drops while the rubber-like cover adds grip reducing drops in the first place.
22 patterns available
Simple yet fun, this lightweight case provides protection for your screen so you can quickly retrieve and stow your tablet in a bag without worrying about scratches. This case comes in a ton of patterns so you can find one that fits your personality without giving up any protection.
Keep your Kindle Paperwhite protected (older 6-inch models)
Colors: Onyx Black, Persimmon
If money is no object and you prefer all-natural materials, you'll want the Amazon Genuine Leather Case. The exterior is 100% genuine leather, and it's sharp as can be while also remaining light and thin. This leather case feels like an actual book has auto sleep/wake and comes with magnetic closures. It's a little pricey, but it makes a perfect gift for any refined reader who enjoys the good things in life.
18 colors and patterns to choose from
Crafted from durable synthetic leather, the Fintie Slimshell adds superb coverage to your Kindle without adding weight or bulk. Your Kindle will wake when the cover opens and go to sleep when you close the lid. Magnetic clasps keep the cover closed, even when you're on the move.
25 colors and patterns to choose from
It looks like a standard composition notebook but is a unique Kindle Paperwhite case. This Fintie case stands out from the crowd with its one-of-a-kind design. Made from synthetic leather, water, and moisture are naturally repelled away from your e-reader. There's a built-in kickstand and an interior pocket, in this case for notes, IDs, or money.
8 book covers available
As a Kindle Paperwhite owner, chances are that you're an avid lover of books. If so, then this Book Style Cover should excite you to no end. KleverCase fashioned it to look just like a hardback storybook with beautiful illustrations inside and outside the cover. You get to choose from ten rustic and charming tomes.
A good book can last for years, and so can your Kindle Paperwhite
Use a cover to keep your Kindle Paperwhite safe when traveling. It is the best Amazon Kindle e-reader, so you should protect the screen against damage from drops. Cases also allow for better ergonomics, leaving you feeling like you're reading an actual book. Books can last for hundreds of years if properly cared for and while an electronic device will never be able to match that, a proper case can help it last years before it needs to be sent to the recyclers.
One of our favorites is the Cork Cover from Amazon with a soft natural feeling that's easy to hold for long periods of time. It's also soft enough to protect the tablet from impacts from all directions and it's even water-safe so you don't need to panic if it gets splashed at the pool. You can get it in a light or dark color to better match your other accessories.
If you're looking for something more versatile, the Stand Case from MoKo has a kickstand that lets you prop your tablet up on a table or desk. While a kickstand isn't necessarily ergonomic for reading a book, it can be perfect for referencing documents while working on something else, such as schematics or guides.
Finally, remember to get a case that fits your Kindle Paperwhite. These tablets don't need the latest in tech like some others so they can last longer. In 2021, Amazon updated the screen size from 6 inches to 6.8 inches making content easier to see but requiring new case sizes. If you have a 10th-generation or older model, make sure you pick a case that supports that size.
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