Kindle Specifications: Looking for the nuts and bolts about the Kindle?Back to top
Here are the indepth Kindle specifications:
- Overall size is 8″ x 5.3″ x 0.36″ with a 6″ diagonal E Ink display.
- Just over 1/3″ thick, about the same thickness as your favorite magazine.
- Weighs just 10.2 ounces, less than most paperback books.
- 60 second wireless downloads of your favorite books, periodicals, and more. No computer required!
- Free 3G Wireless coverage at home and abroad (over 100 countries). No contract or fee required.
- Paper-like display reads just like real paper. No glare, even in bright sunlight.
- Full image zoom so that images and photos display crisply and can be displayed full screen.
- Precise 5 Way controller enables on-navigation for selecting text to highlight or to look up words.
- Built-in dictionary includes over 250,000 entries and definitions for english words.
- Holds up to 1,500 books.
- Read for nearly a week (with the wireless on) between charges. Charges in approximately 4 hours via standard U.S. electrical outlet or via USB cable (included) hookup to your PC or MacIntosh computer.
- Built in PDF reader enables you to store and read your personal and professional socuments anywhere.
- Supports the following content formats: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), MP3, MOBI, PRC, HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
- Kindle features six adjustable font sizes, at the touch of a button, so you never need your reading glasses!
- Text-to-Speech feature enables Kindle to read most books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs out loud.
- Kindle’s basic web browser can be used to read simple, text oriented web sites, like Google, Wikipedia, and more.
- Download and enjoy more than 50,000 audio titles, including best selling audio books, radio programs, newspapers, and magazines via your computer.
- Over 540,000 books available for purchase from the Kindle store, plus over 1.8 million out of copyright books available entirely for free. Books start at $9.99 each, and you can download and read the first chapter for free before you buy!
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