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This Kindle Comparison Chart compares the differences of all Amazon Kindle generations between the Amazon e-book readers and amazon tablets. This comparison will help you to choose the best kindle that fits your needs.

You can compare the latest tablets Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" vs Kindle Paperwhite and the earlier generations Kindle 2nd and 3rd generation and Kindle DX, Kindle touch.

Amazon is keeping both technology electronic ink which tries to reproduce paper readability, but without colors, and LCD technology to support photo, video, games... with colors screen. If you are looking for a device mostly to read books then prefer the electronic devices otherwise if you would like to use your device to surf the web, play games go for the LCD devices.

This is a collaborative Kindle comparison table that you can update if necessary.

Short name
Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (11Gen)Kindle Paperwhite 4 (10Gen)Kindle Oasis 2 (9Gen)Kindle (8Gen)Kindle Oasis (8Gen)Kindle Paperwhite 3 (7Gen)Kindle Voyage (7Gen)Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"Kindle Fire HDX 7"Kindle Paperwhite 2 (6Gen)Kindle Fire HD 8.9"Kindle Paperwhite (5Gen)Kindle Paperwhite(5Gen) 3GKindle Fire HD 7Kindle Fire HD 8.9" 4GKindle Fire 2Kindle FireKindle Touch 2 (5Gen)Kindle (5Gen)Kindle (4Gen)Kindle Touch(4Gen) WiFiKindle Touch(4Gen) 3GKindle Keyboard (3Gen) WiFi+3GKindle Keyboard (3Gen) WiFiKindle DX(2Gen) GraphiteKindle DX(2Gen) WhiteKindle (2Gen)
Release dateOct. 27th 2021 Nov. 7th 2018 Oct. 31st 2017 Jul. 1st 2016 Apr. 27th 2016 Jun. 30th 2015 Oct. 21st 2014 Oct. 18th 2013 Oct. 18th 2013 Sep. 3rd 2013 Nov. 20th 2012 Oct. 1st 2012 Oct. 1st 2012 Sep. 14th 2012 Sep. 14th 2012 Sep. 14th 2012 Nov. 15th 2011 Sep. 1st 2012 Oct. 14th 2011 Sep. 28th 2011 Sep. 28th 2011 Aug. 27th 2010 Aug. 27th 2010 Jul. 7th 2010 Jul. 7th 2010 Feb. 9th 2009
Model numberG000T, G00102G000P, G000SB018G0B0GC (WiFi), G0B0GD (3G+WiFi U.S.), G0B0GU (3G+WiFi Europe)G090B013, 9013 (WiFi), B054 (3G+WiFi U.S.), B053 (3G+WiFi Europe), B02A (3G+WiFi Japan), B052 (3G+WiFi Mexico)D0FBB0D4, 90D4, B05A, 905A (WiFi) B0D5, 90D5 B0D6, 90D6, B0D7, 90D7, B0D8, 90D8, B0F2, 90F2 (WiFi+3G) B017, 9017 (WiFi 4GB) B060, 9060, B062, 9062, B05F, 905F, B061, 9061 (WiFi+3G 4GB)B0C9, B0CAB00C, B024, B01B (WiFi) B01C, B01D, B01F, B020 (WiFi + 3G)B01C, B01D, B01F, B020D025, D059B0C9, B0CA, B0CB, and B0CCD026D01ED01200B012D01100: B00E, B023, 9023B011B00F(U.S. and Canada), B010(Europe)D00901: B006(U.S. and Canada), B00A(Europe)B008B009B004 (US), B005 (International)B002 (US/Sprint), B003(International/AT&T)
Height174 mm167 mm160 mm143 mm162 mm231 mm186 mm169 mm240 mm169 mm169 mm193 mm240 mm189 mm190 mm6.5 in166 mm166 mm172 mm172 mm190 mm190 mm264 mm264 mm203 mm
Width125 mm116 mm115 mm122 mm115 mm158 mm128 mm117 mm164 mm117 mm117 mm137 mm164 mm120 mm120 mm4.5 in114 mm114 mm120 mm120 mm123 mm123 mm183 mm183 mm135 mm
Depth8.1 mm8.18 mm9.1 mm8.5 mm7.6 mm7.8 mm9 mm9.1 mm8.8 mm9.1 mm9.1 mm10.3 mm8.8 mm11.5 mm11.4 mm0.4 in8.7 mm8.7 mm10.1 mm10.1 mm8.5 mm8.5 mm9.7 mm9.7 mm9.14 mm
Weight207 g182 g161 g131 g180 g374 g303 g206 g567 g213 g222 g395 g575 g400 g413 g6 oz169.7 g170 g213 g220 g247 g8.5 oz540 g540 g290 g
Screen size172.72 mm (6,8 in)6 in7 in6 in6 in6 in6 in8.9 in7 in6 in8.9 in6 in6 in7 in8.9 in7 in7 in6 in6 in6 in6 in6 in6 in6 in9.7 in9.7 in6 in
Screen resolution1072×1448600x800x16greys1440×10801440x10802560x16001920x1200768x10241920x1200768x1024768x10241280x8001920x12001024x6001024x600600x800600x800600x800600x800600x800600x800600x8001200x8241200x824600x800
E-ink electronic paperYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Screen typeeink cartaE-ink 300dpiE-Ink PearleInk300 ppi E Ink Carta HD300 ppi E Ink Carta HDIPSIPS212 ppi E-ink CartaIPSPaperwhite Built-in lightPaperwhite Built-in lightIPSIPSIPSIPSeInk pearleInk pearleInk pearleInk pearleInk pearleInk pearleInk pearleInk pearleInk pearl
Touch screenYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
Battery life6 weeks8 weeks6 weeks@ 30 min/day6 weeks12 h11 h2 week with 1/2h read by day11 h9 h7.5 h1 month2 months2 months2 months or 10 days with wireless on2 months or 3 weeks with wireless on3 weeks3 weeks14.000 days or 7 days with wireless on
Rechargeable Lithium Polymer batteryYes 1500mAhYesYes 245mAhYesYes 1420mAhYes 1420mAhYes 1420mAhYesYesYes 890mAhYes 1420mAhYes 1420mAhYes 1750mAhYes 1750mAhYes 1520mAhYes 1520mAhYes 1520mAh
Wireless Access
Wireless technologyWi-Fi, 3GWi-Fi, 3GWi-Fi, 3GWi-FiWi-FiWi-FiWi-FiWi-Fi, 3GWi-FiWi-Fi, 4G LTEWi-FiWi-FiWi-FiWi-FiWi-FiWi-Fi, 3GWi-Fi, 3GWi-Fiwhispernet (3G)whispernet (3G)whispernet (3G)
Wi-FiYes 802.11b/g/nYes 802.11 b/g/nYes 802.11b/g/nYes 802.11b/g/nYes 802.11b/g/n Dual band MIMOYes 802.11b/g/n Dual band MIMOYes 802.11b/g/nYesYes Yes 802.11b/g/nYesYes 802.11b/g/n dual bandYes 802.11b/g/n MIMOYes 802.11b/g/nYesYes 802.11b/g/nYesYes 802.11b/g, 1-stream 802.11nYes 802.11b/g/nYes 802.11b/g/nYes 802.11b/gYes 802.11b/gNoNoNo
HDMI portNoNoNoNoNoNoYes micro-DNoNoYes micro-DYes micro-DNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Internal memory storage8 GB - 32 GB8 GB - 32GB4 GB4 GB4 GB - 32GB4 GB16 GB - 64 GB16 GB - 64 GB2 GB - 4GB16 GB - 32 GB2 GB2 GB16 GB - 32 GB32 GB - 64 GB8 GB8 GB2 GB2 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB4.000 GB4 GB2.000 GB
Front cameraNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Rear cameraNoNoNoNoYes 8 MPNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
WaterproofYes IPX8Yes IPX8Yes IPX8NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Hardware keyboardNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYes
Lend books to friendsYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesYes 14 days on selected titlesNo
Real pageYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
ColorsBlackBlack, WhiteBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackBlackGraphiteSilverSilverWhite, GraphiteGraphiteGraphiteWhiteWhite
Price$ 129.99$ 99.99$ 249.99$ 199$ 379$ 229$ 229 - $314.00$ 119$ 179$ 139$ 499 - $599.00$ 159$ 159$ 79 (unavailable)$ 99 (unavailable)$ 149$ 189$ 139$ 379$ 329$ 189
Best Kindle Comparison Chart: compares the differences between the Amazon e-book readers and amazon tablets. Kindle 2nd and 3rd generation and Kindle DX vs Kindle touch vs Kindle Fire vs Kindle Fire HD vs Kindle Fire HDX vs Kindle Paperwhite
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