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Amazon’s Newest Kindle Comes With a Stylus for Writing

  • Kindle Scribe will cost $339 and ships later this year
  • Device lets users annotate books, journal or keep to-do lists
Kindle Scribe
Kindle ScribeSource: Amazon.com

Amazon.com Inc. is putting a new spin on its oldest electronic gadget, equipping the latest edition of the Kindle e-reader with the ability to take down notes with a pen.  

The Kindle Scribe will ship later this year, the online retailer said Wednesday, at a price of $339. The first version of the popular e-reader designed for writing features a 10.2-inch screen and comes with a stylus that snaps magnetically to the side of the device. Amazon introduced the product at an annual showcase of new gizmos designed by its devices unit.