794 of 866 people found the following review helpful
This review is from: Amazon 5W USB Charger (also compatible with other android and iOs devices) (Accessory)This review is not on the quality of the product but on the need and cost. This is not unit specific. I am using my Samsang phone charger usb to AC part for mine. You can pick them up on the net or at radio shack for as cheap as 99 cents.
Any of those on this page will work it just doesn't say Kindle. But you probably have one if you have a cell phone or some other electronic divice ... like an MP3 player.
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Initial post: Feb 15, 2012 2:09:29 PM PST
N. Solish says:
Posted on Mar 7, 2012 3:38:50 AM PST
A. J. Grady, Author says:
Posted on Mar 11, 2012 7:31:06 AM PDT
Thanks! About to purchase new power adapter and saw your review. My Samsung cell does works to charge my Kindle.
In reply to an earlier post on Mar 18, 2012 4:35:15 PM PDT
Marita Bayandorian says:
You misunderstood the original review. The reviewer is saying that you can get 5V 1A chargers that do the exact same thing this does for a fraction of the price. You can buy four or five small Apple chargers on eBay for the same price as one of these adapters. The Apple-style chargers take up less space and look sophisticated.
Bottom line: there is literally no reason to buy this product over an equivalent charger.
Posted on Mar 25, 2012 1:42:58 AM PDT
Posted on Mar 25, 2012 6:27:48 AM PDT
D. W. Grubbs says:
Thanks, just what I was hoping. Have a adapter from my droid, hope it works also.
Posted on Mar 26, 2012 9:00:02 AM PDT
Karyl Hubbard says:
It hadn't occurred to me that any usb/ac adapter would work. you just saved me $15 plus shipping. And the color certainly doesn't bother me. Black works just fine. Thanks
Posted on Apr 3, 2012 2:53:33 PM PDT
Dennis M. Raffaelli says:
Very helpful. My cell phone charge fits and works perfectly!
Posted on Apr 8, 2012 10:09:22 AM PDT
J. Knight says:
wish the link were still with the review!
In reply to an earlier post on Apr 8, 2012 10:31:29 AM PDT
D. M Gary says:
I think SK is being over sensitive here. Though I agree that some people abuse the 1 star post, such as their shipping was delayed, or something to that sort. I do believe a one star post is valid in this case, because Amazon has priced this charger WAY over the cost that it should be. Alot of people are unaware that you can use any USB charger to charge the Kindle. If you search for a USB wall charger or travel charger you will find dozens with 4-5 star ratings at a third of this price by well known manufacturers.
One caveat could be the warranty on your Kindle. But Amazon is very flexible with the warranty on the Kindle. Plus they want your continued business of buying books. Lastly, I have two of these other brand chargers and they work fine.
So thanks to the original poster for their review and giving Kindle buyers other options.