Kindle Comparison Table



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Kindle Comparison Table - Currently Available Kindles

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Device Reviews
Wireless
Touch
Screen
Memory
Screen
Processor
Audio/ TTS
Battery
Weight
Pros
Cons
Est.
Price
Where To
Buy Online
Wi-Fi
Capacitive, 10 point touch
16GB, 32GB
1280x800 ISP LCD
1.2 GHz dual-core OMAP4460
2 speakers, audio jack, mic, Bluetooth, front camera
9-11 hours

13.9 oz

395 grams

High res screen, supports 3rd party apps, micro HDMI port, loud speakers
No memory card slot, limited custom options, forced to use Amazon's interface
$199
Amazon.com
Wi-Fi, 4G LTE optional
Capacitive, 10 point touch
16GB, 32GB, 64GB
1920x1200 ISP LCD
1.5 GHz dual-core OMAP4470
2 speakers, audio jack, mic, Bluetooth, front camera
9-11 hours

20 oz

567 grams

High res screen, supports 3rd party apps, micro HDMI port, loud speakers
No memory card slot, limited custom options, forced to use Amazon's interface

$299

$499 (4G)

Amazon.com
Wi-Fi
Capacitive, 2 point touch
8GB
1024x600 ISP LCD
1.2 GHz dual-core OMAP4430
2 speakers, audio jack, mic
8-9 hours

14.1 oz

400 grams

Cheap, supports 3rd party apps, Amazon's appstore, zippy processor, stream videos movies
No memory card slots, no HDMI port, AC charger costs more, so does removing ads
$159
Amazon.com

Wi-Fi, 3G optional

Capacitive, 2 point touch
2GB

1024x758 E Ink Pearl

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None
3-8 weeks

7.5 oz

213 grams

Front-lit high res screen, extra font choices, reading progress estimator, web browser
No ePub support, lighting not completely uniform, no page buttons, no audio

$119

$179 (3G)

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi
No
2GB

800x600 E Ink Pearl

800 MHz Freescale i.MX508
None
2-4 weeks

5.98 oz

170 grams

Low price, solid design, support for foreign languages, dark fonts
No ePub support, no audio support, less features than Paperwhite

$69 (ads)

$89

Amazon.com

Free 3G,
Wi-Fi
6-inch E Ink Pearl
4GB

800x600 E Ink Pearl

532 MHz Freescale i.MX35
Speakers, audio jack, MP3 player, audiobooks, TTS
4-8 weeks

8.7 oz

247 grams

Accessibility features, free global wireless, 3G web browsing, text-to-speech, keyboard
Keyboard takes up lots of space, several generations old
$139

Amazon.com

Device Reviews
Wireless
Touch
Screen
Memory
Screen
Processor
Audio/ TTS
Battery
Weight
Pros
Cons
Est.
Price
Where To
Buy Online


Kindle Comparison Table - Older Models

Device Reviews
Wireless
Screen
Memory
Size and Weight
Apps
Audio
Battery
US/Int'l
Pros
Cons
Est.
Price
Where To
Buy Online
Wi-Fi
7-inch color, ISP, capacitive multitouch
8 GB, cloud storage
7.5" x 4.7" x 0.45",
14.6 oz
Amazon's Android Appstore
Speakers, audio jack, Amazon MP3 Store, Apps
7-8 hours
US/Int'l
Color ISP screen, fast web browser, zippy processor, Android apps
No memory card slots, no HDMI port, no Android Market, reflective display
$199
Amazon.com
Wi-Fi, 3G optional
6-inch E Ink Pearl, infrared multitouch
4GB

6.8" x 4.7" x 0.40",
7.5 oz

Limited Kindle Apps
Speakers, audio jack, MP3 player, audiobooks, TTS
4-8 weeks
US/Int'l
Infrared touch, partial refresh, cloud storage, x ray feature
No ePub support, no page buttons

$99
$149(3G)

Amazon.com

Wi-Fi
6-inch E Ink Pearl
2GB
6.5" x 4.5" x 0.34"
5.98 oz
Limited Kindle Apps
None
3-4 weeks
US/Int'l
Low price, very light, support for foreign languages, fast page turns, partial refresh
No audio support or text to speech, not all Kindle apps work
$79 (ads)
$109

Amazon.com

Free 3G
9.7-inch E Ink Pearl
4GB
10.4" x 7.2" x 0.38"
18.9 oz
All Kindle Apps
Speakers, audio jack, MP3 player, audiobooks, TTS
2-3 weeks
US/Int'l
Large screen, free 3G web browsing, free global wireless, auto screen rotate
Lacks common Kindle features, not updated, keyboard is awkward to use
$379
Amazon.com
Free 3G
6-inch E Ink Vizplex
2GB
8" x 5.3" x 0.36",
10.2 oz
All Kindle Apps
Speakers, audio jack, MP3 player, audiobooks, TTS
1-3 weeks
US/Int'l
Global wireless, web browser, TTS, Wikipedia, large page buttons
Less contrast than newer Kindles, plus slower
$75
Amazon.com
Free 3G
6-inch E Ink Vizplex
256MB
7.5" x 5.3" x 0.7"
10.3 oz
None
Speakers, audio jack, audiobooks
2-7 days
US
Only Kindle to have a SD memory card slot
Less contrast, just 4 levels of gray scale, very slow
$70
Amazon.com
Free 3G
9.7-inch E Ink Vizplex
4GB
10.4" x 7.2" x 0.38"
18.9 oz
All Kindle Apps
Speakers, audio jack, MP3 player, audiobooks, TTS
4-14 days
US/Int'l
Large screen, free global wireless, auto screen rotate
Less contrast than newer Kindles, keyboard is awkward to use
$235
Amazon.com


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