Which Kindle E-reader Do I Have?

Kindle Oasis (10th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Physical Page Turn buttons on the front of the device
  • Released 2019

Note: "10th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 10th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle (10th Generation) Kids Edition

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • Kid-friendly cover (Not all cover options are available in every marketplace)
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Released 2019

Note: "10th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 10th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle (10th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Released 2019

Note: "10th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 10th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Released November 2018

Note: "10th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 10th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle Oasis (9th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Physical Page Turn buttons on the front of the device
  • Released October 2017

Note: "9th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 9th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle (8th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • No physical button on the front of the device
  • Released July 2016

Note: "8th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 8th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle Oasis (8th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • VoiceView screen reader over Bluetooth
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Physical Page Turn buttons on front of the device
  • Released May 2016

Note: "8th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 8th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released June 2015

Note: "7th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 7th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle Voyage (7th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Adaptive front light
  • Touchscreen
  • PagePress sensors on both sides of the screen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released November 2014

Note: "7th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is the 7th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle (7th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released October 2014

Note: "7th Generation" is included in the name of this device because it is in the 7th generation of Kindle e-readers to be released; not all of them by the same name. Not all of these generations have been available in global marketplaces outside of Amazon.com.

Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Built-in adjustable light
  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released September 2013

Kindle Paperwhite (5th Generation)

Kindle Paperwhite image

Distinguishing Features

  • Built-in adjustable light
  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released October 2012

Kindle (5th and 4th Generation)

Kindle (5-way controller) image

Distinguishing Features

  • 5-way controller and four buttons on front of device
  • Kindle (5th Generation) released September 2012 (Black) and Kindle (4th Generation) released February 2011 (Graphite)

Kindle Touch (4th Generation)

Kindle Touch image

Distinguishing Features

  • Touchscreen
  • Single (3-line) Home button on front of device
  • Audio capabilities
  • Released September 2011

Kindle Keyboard (3rd Generation)

Kindle Keyboard image

Distinguishing Features

  • Round keyboard buttons
  • Headphone jack on bottom of device
  • Released August 2010

Kindle DX (2nd Generation)

Kindle DX image

Distinguishing Features

  • 9.7" screen with auto-rotating display
  • Oblong/oval Keyboard buttons
  • Headphone jack on top of device
  • Released July 2010 (Graphite), January 2010 (White, International Wireless), May 2009 (White, US Wireless)

Kindle (2nd Generation)

Kindle 2nd Generation image

Distinguishing Features

  • Round keyboard buttons
  • 6" screen
  • Headphone jack on top
  • Released October 2009 (International Wireless) and February 2009 (US Wireless)

Kindle (1st Generation)

Kindle 1st Generation image

Distinguishing Features

  • Angled, rectangular keyboard buttons
  • Cursor bar and select wheel on front
  • Wedge-shaped hardware
  • Power and Wireless buttons on back of device
  • Released November 2007

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