Display: 6" diagonal E Ink® electronic paper display, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level gray scale.
Size (in inches): 8" x 5.3" x 0.36".
Weight: 10.2 ounces.
System requirements: None, because it doesn't require a computer.
Storage: 2GB internal (approximately 1.4GB available for user content).
Battery Life: Read on a single charge for up to 4 days with wireless on. Turn wireless off and read for up to two weeks. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as shopping the Kindle Store and downloading content. In low coverage areas or in 1xRTT only coverage, wireless usage will consume battery power more quickly.
Charge Time: Fully charges in approximately 4 hours and supports charging from your computer via the included USB 2.0 cable.
Connectivity: EVDO modem with fallback to 1xRTT; utilizes Amazon Whispernet to provide U.S wireless coverage via Sprint's 3G high-speed data network. Check our wireless coverage map for availability. This expanded coverage is only available for Kindle. See Wireless Terms and Conditions.
USB Port: USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) for connection to the Kindle power adapter or optionally to connect to a PC or Macintosh computer.
Audio: 3.5mm stereo audio jack, rear-mounted stereo speakers.
Content Formats Supported: Kindle (AZW), TXT, Audible (formats 4, Audible Enhanced (AAX)), MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; PDF, HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion.
Included Accessories: Power adapter, USB 2.0 cable, rechargeable battery. Book cover sold separately.
Very nice reading device. Easy to use. Would be nice if it had a brighter setting for nighttime reading. Must use other light source if the room gets dark.Published 16 days ago by Farchimp
7 years later and my beloved Kindle has died. The screen quit working. such sad, wowPublished 24 days ago by Scott Treece
Still working after all these years! The basic web is gone, but everything else work. Love that listening to my music while reading my novels!Published 29 days ago by R. M.
Bought 2 used 2nd generation Kindle's from seller in August 2016. When we went to register both of them, neither one would register, even after getting assistance from Amazon... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Craig Johnson
I've had my Kindle 2 since Oct 2009. I was so delighted with it I even named it. My Kindle seemed utterly magical to me. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Delia O' Riordan
This is the perfect reading app. Page buttons, so you don't have to swipe screen, easy to use and tough. This is still my favorite version. They never really improved on it.Published 2 months ago by Kimberly Noles