Kindle wireless reader

Technical Details

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Included in the box
  • Kindle wireless reader
  • U.S. power adapter
    (supports 100V-240V)
  • USB 2.0 cable
    (for connection to the Kindle power adapter or to connect to a computer.)
DisplayAmazon's 6" diagonal electronic paper display, optimized with proprietary waveform and font technology, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level gray scale.
Size (in inches)7.5" x 4.8" x 0.335" (190 mm x 123 mm x 8.5 mm).
Weight8.5 ounces (241 grams).
System RequirementsNone, because it's wireless and doesn't require a computer.
Storage4GB internal (approximately 3GB available for user content).
Battery LifeA single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. If you read for one hour a day, you will get battery life of up to one month.
Keep wireless always on and it lasts for up to 3 weeks. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as shopping the Kindle Store, web browsing, and downloading content.
Charge TimeFully charges in approximately 4.5 hours via the included U.S. power adapter. Also supports charging from your computer via the included USB 2.0 cable.
Wi-Fi ConnectivitySupports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n (in b or g compatibility mode) standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not connect to WPA and WPA2 secured networks using 802.1X authentication methods; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
USB PortUSB 2.0 (micro-B connector) for connection to the Kindle U.S. power adapter or optionally to connect to a PC or Macintosh computer.
Audio3.5 mm stereo audio jack, rear-mounted stereo speakers.
Content Formats SupportedKindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion.
Included AccessoriesU.S. power adapter (supports 100V-240V), USB 2.0 cable, rechargeable battery.
DocumentationQuick Start Guide (included in box) [PDF]; Kindle User's Guide (pre-installed on device) [PDF]. Additional information in multiple languages available online.
Warranty and Service1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 2-year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Kindle is subject to the Kindle License Agreement and Terms of Use.