So you want to use your Kindle Paperwhite at the beach? Your device could survive it as long as you have the right accessories. Heat, sand, and water are all enemies of your tablet. That’s why getting your hands on a water-resistant or waterproof case for Kindle Paperwhite is a good idea. You should also make sure to keep your Kindle Paperwhite from overheating.
The folks at CNET have put together a video that shows what could go wrong when you take your Kindle Paperwhite with you to a beach. As you can see, it is not that hard to kill a Kindle Paperwhite in these kinds of environments.