Kindle Models and Types Compared – Amazon Kindle & Fire HD Tablets

Kindle provides a lot of advantages, features, and comfort to many readers globally, and on a daily basis. Having said that, with so many Kindle models on the market these days, it can be a little difficult and confusing to keep track of them and choose the one that best suits you. And if you already own a Kindle Reader or some other Kindle Product and you don’t know which Kindle model you have, then the table below will definitely help you identify your Kindle Reader.

We compared all the Kindle models and types released to date using an easy-to-understand format. This will help you get the most out of it and learn more about your Kindle device before you purchase a new Kindle cover or even a Kindle device in case you decided to upgrade.

Models Release Date Wifi/ Cellular Audio Screen Storage Battery Camera Waterproof Colors Buy Now
Kindle (1st Generation)

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2007 3G 6 Inch

600×800

2GB 1520mAh White
Kindle (2nd Generation)

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2009 3G Headphone Jack 6 Inch

600×800

2 GB 1520mAh White Buy Now
Kindle DX (2nd Generation)

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2009 (White)

2010 (Graphite)

3G Headphone Jack 9.7 Inch

1200×824

4 GB 1520mAh White

Graphite

Buy Now
Kindle Keyboard (3rd Generation)

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2010 3G

Wi-Fi

Headphone Jack 6 Inch

600×800

4GB 1750mAh White

Graphite

Buy Now
Kindle Touch (4th Generation)

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2011 3G

Wi-Fi

Headphone Jack

Speakers

6 Inch

600×800

Touch

4GB 1420mAh Silver Buy Now
Kindle (4th & 5th Generation)

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2011&

2012

Wi-Fi Headphone Jack 6 Inch

600×800

2GB 890mAh Graphite

Black

Buy Now
Kindle Paperwhite (5th Generation)

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2012 3G

Wi-Fi

6 Inch

768×1024

Touch

2GB

RAM: 256MB

1420mAh Black Buy Now
Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation)

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2013 Wi-Fi 6 Inch

768×1024

Touch

2GB-4GB

RAM: 256MB

1420mAh Black Buy Now
Kindle (7th Generation)

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2014 Wi-Fi 6 Inch

800×600

Touch

4GB 890mAh Black
Kindle Voyage (7th Generation)

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2014 3G

Wi-Fi

6 Inch

1440×1080

Touch

4GB Black Buy Now
Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation)

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2015 Wi-Fi 6 Inch

1440×1080

Touch

4GB Black Buy Now
Kindle Oasis (8th Generation)

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2016 3G

Wi-Fi

6 Inch

Touch

4GB IPX8 Black Buy Now
Kindle (8th Generation)

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2016 Wi-Fi 6 Inch

600×800

Touch

4GB 245mAh Black Buy Now
Kindle Oasis (9th Generation)

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2017 Wi-Fi 7 Inch

Touch

8GB-32GB IPX8 Black Buy Now
Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation)

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2018 3G

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

6 Inch

1072×1448

Touch

8GB-32GB 1500mAh IPX8 Black Buy Now
Kindle (10th Generation)

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2019 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

6 Inch

Touch

8GB IPX8 Black

White

Buy Now
Kindle Kids Edition (10th Generation)

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2019 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

6 Inch

Touch

8GB Black with Blue

Pink

Birds or Space Station Cover

Buy Now
Kindle Oasis (10th Generation)

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2019 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

7 Inch

Touch

8GB-32GB IPX8 Graphite

Gold

Buy Now
Kindle Fire

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2011 Wi-Fi 7 Inch

1020×600

Touch

8GB Black Buy Now
Kindle Fire 2

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2012 Wi-Fi 7 Inch

1020×600

Touch

8GB Black Buy Now
Kindle Fire HD 8.9”

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2012 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

8.9 Inch

1920×1200

Touch

32GB-64GB Front Black Buy Now
Kindle Fire HD 7

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2012 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

7 Inch

1020×800

Touch

16GB-32GB Front Black Buy Now
Kindle Fire HDX 7

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2013 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

7 Inch

1920×1200

Touch

16GB-64GB Front Black Buy Now
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9”

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2013 Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

8.9 Inch

2560×1600

Touch

16GB-64GB Front

Back

Black Buy Now

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How Do I Identify My Kindle Model?

Identifying your Kindle model is as easy as identifying the Kindle generation. You can check the settings menu of your device and tap device info, or you can check the serial number from the back of your box.

Which Kindle Paperwhite Do I Have?

While it can be a bit confusing to figure out which you own, it is also pretty easy to distinguish between them as each generation has a different design. Other than this, you can also check by going to your device’s settings menu and tapping the device info option. Over there, you can see the device’s model number, search for it on the internet, and find out exactly what Kindle type you have. You can also check out our.

What Kindle Generation Do I Have?

To identify your Kindle model or generation you can check the serial number of your device. This serial number can be seen on the box or even in the settings menu of your device by tapping the device info option, in case you have lost the box.

Which Kindle Reader Should I Buy?

The best reader for you depends on your use-case and of course, your budget. If you are a heavy user then the top-of-the-line Kindle Oasis will suit you the best. However, if you a light user then maybe the regular Kindle Reader is your best option.

If you are still confused, don’t worry. We have a dedicated blog on this which can help you make the right decision and help you in buying a perfect Kindle Reader that suits your use-case the best: Here Are the Best Kindle Readers to Buy in 2021

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