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Overview
Release date
September 30, 2013 July 7, 2016
Regions available
USA, Canada, United Kindom USA, Canada, United Kindom
Networks
No cellular data
No cellular data
SIM card
NoNo
Operating System
Unknown Custom
Processor
1 GHz Unknown
Internal Storage
4 GB 4 GB
RAM
No Unknown
ROM
NoNo
Flightmode
NoYes
TTY/TDD
NoNo
SAR
Unknown Unknown
Languages
NoNo
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year 1 Year
Accessories Included
AC Charger, Manual AC Charger, Manual
Power & battery
Battery Capacity
Unknown Unknown
Removable Battery
NoNo
Wireless Charging
NoNo
Fast Charging
NoNo
Battery Charge Time
Unknown 4 hours
Reading Time
Up to: 30 hours Up to: 14 hours
Standby Time
Up to: 60 days Up to: 28 days
Physical Characteristics
Material
Plastic Plastic
Colors
Black, Pink Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D]
15 x 11.4 x 0.8 cm (5.9 x 4.5 x 0.3 in) 16 x 11.4 x 0.9 cm (6.3 x 4.5 x 0.4 in)
Weight
174 grams 161 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof
Unknown Unknown
Rugged design
NoNo
IP Rating
NoNo
Display / Screen
Type
Grayscale Grayscale
Technology
E-ink E-ink
Colors
Unknown Unknown
Resolution
758 x 1014 pixels 600 x 800 pixels
Pixel density
Unknown 167 pixels
Size
6 inches 6 inches
Backlit Illumination
YesNo
Zoom / Magnification
NoYes
Screen Orientation Lock
NoNo
Multi-Touch
NoNo
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating
NoNo
Anti Glare
Unknown Unknown
Additional Display Features
- -
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen
YesYes
Sleep / Wake Key
NoNo
Home Key
NoNo
Page Turn Key
Unknown Unknown
Physical keyboard
NoNo
Text-to-Speech
NoNo
Screen Reader
NoYes
Keypad/Screen Lock
NoYes
External Volume Control
YesNo
Fingerprint Sensor
NoNo
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser
YesYes
Connectivity
USB
Yes Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support
NoNo
Infrared
NoNo
Bluetooth
NoYes
WiFi
802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption
NoNo
Memory Expansion Slot
YesNo
Expansion Slot Info
MicroSD, MicroSDHC No
PC Synchronization
YesYes
DLNA Support
NoNo
NFC
NoNo
Audio / Video
Audio Playback
NoNo
Video Playback
NoNo
Streaming Video
NoNo
External Speakers
NoNo
Headset Jack
NoNo
Vibration Alert
NoNo
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Additional comments
Other Names (AKA): Kindle 8, Kindle (2016)

Related Links
Quick Start Guide (PDF)
Manual (PDF)
Kobo Aura Reviews
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Manual (PDF)
Amazon Kindle (8th Gen) Reviews
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