Customer Discussions > Kindle forum

screen is too dark to read when outside


Sort: Oldest first | Newest first
Showing 1-5 of 5 posts in this discussion
Initial post: Aug 10, 2014 2:33:20 PM PDT
Im unable to change screen brightness in kindle I cant read outside

Posted on Aug 10, 2014 2:34:41 PM PDT
What kind of Kindle are you talking about? If it is a Fire then no, you generally can't read those outside. Amazon has never said that the Kindle Fire models are any use in the sun. Only the eInk models have ever been advertised for use outdoors.

The Fire has a standard LCD screen exactly like every other tablet. There is no magic available to make it possible to use that kind of screen in sunlight.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 10, 2014 2:36:00 PM PDT
 Ann says:
Which Kindle do you have? If it's a Fire, it has a backlit LCD screen (like any other tablet, laptop, phone, etc). Such screens aren't very good in bright sunlight.

The Kindle e-readers are great for outdoor reading.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 10, 2014 2:36:19 PM PDT
I know, right? My cell phone is the same way. I have to find shade to see the screen.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 10, 2014 2:42:38 PM PDT
I have the same trouble when I took my PC outside and set it up .... can't see on it no matter what I do.
‹ Previous 1 Next ›
[Add comment]
Add your own message to the discussion
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Prompts for sign-in
 


 

This discussion

Discussion in:  Kindle forum
Participants:  5
Total posts:  5
Initial post:  Aug 10, 2014
Latest post:  Aug 10, 2014

New! Receive e-mail when new posts are made.
Tracked by 1 customer

Search Customer Discussions