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Initial post: Jul 11, 2012 5:15:18 PM PDT
is there a kindle that works without wifi? i purchased a fire thinking that it didn't require wifi, but it seems to require it..

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 11, 2012 5:21:36 PM PDT
SeaLevel274 says:
The Fire is WiFi only. There are eInk Kindles that support 3G and WiFi.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 11, 2012 5:28:50 PM PDT
Thank you for your reply...i realized that i ordered the incorrect one, and am in the process of returning the Fire..

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 11, 2012 5:33:34 PM PDT
If a device has wi-fi in the name, it's safe to assume that it's a device that requires wi-fi.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 11, 2012 5:36:15 PM PDT
Beth says:
For the e-ink kindles once you register by wifi (starbucks for example) can't you do most things by transfer from computer?

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 11, 2012 5:36:28 PM PDT
Artist says:
The Kindle Keyboard will download books via 3G and allow you to do limited surfing of the net over 3G

The Touch 3G/wi-fi will allow you to download books and go to wikipedia and google translate via 3G, but EVERYTHING else needs a wi-fi connection.

You can download books without a wi-fi connection. Read

Posted on Jul 11, 2012 5:57:00 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 11, 2012 5:59:17 PM PDT
Carbonbased says:
The Kindle DX is 3G-only, the Kindle Keyboard has an option for 3G as well as Wi-Fi. The Keyboard (currently) is not restricted to just Amazon and Wikipedia over 3G.

If you will be doing much web surfing and need 3G, you probably won't be happy with the slow speed and frequent crashes. Following a link on a web page is often too much for it. If you just want to Google something simple, it will do OK. Others have been able to check web-based email, but I was never able to navigate to the password box on mine.
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