Talk:Amazon Kindle

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Serial Number vs. Model[edit]

I removed the section by this name in the article as it contains unnecessary technical details. I don't think it merits as an encyclopedic content. I'm hereby quoting the contents of the original section in the article (which I removed from the article):


The first four characters of the serial number can be used to determine the specific model of Kindle as follows:

B001: Kindle first generation
B002: Kindle second generation, U.S., Sprint cellular service
B003: Kindle second generation, international, AT&T cellular service
B004: Kindle DX (original white model), U.S.
B005: Kindle DX (original white model), International
B006: Kindle third generation, 3G + WiFi, Graphite/White, U.S., Canada, some European cities
B008: Kindle third generation, WiFi
B009: Kindle DX, Graphite
B00A: Kindle third generation, 3G + WiFi, Graphite, Europe
B00E: Kindle fourth generation, WiFi
B00F: Kindle Touch, 3G + WiFi
B011: Kindle Touch, WiFi
D01E: Kindle Fire, WiFi


Please dispute. If this information is necessary to be added to the article, there must be a better way of representing it than just dumping it as a subsection in the "Devices" section! -- ADTC Talk Ctrb . 22:34, 16 December 2011 (UTC)

No source but my UK Paperwhite has a serial the begins "B024" - in case it is ever useful. --wintonian talk 16:31, 10 December 2012 (UTC)

October 2013 Edition Kindle DX is D00801 (Printed on rear and in 4th Edition Guide) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:29, 22 October 2013 (UTC)

usage of anchors is screwed up on this page[edit]

For example, and go to the same anchor, which only belongs to the first section that I've cited. I don't have time to inventory all the links/anchors and ret this up right now, maybe someone else would. Nemodomi (talk) 04:37, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

I fixed that specific anchor by calling the 4th gen Kindle the "Basic". Frmorrison (talk) 19:05, 3 March 2014 (UTC)


Whenever I want to find out about something I first go to Wikipedia. However, when I typed in "Whispernet" I was redirected to Amazon Kindle, which barely mentions Whispernet. I want to know how it works and what its limitations are. You have a separate article for Wi-Fi, why can't you have one for Whispernet? (talk) 22:16, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

I changed the Whispernet link to go to the paragraph that talks about it. Frmorrison (talk) 19:05, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

Supported languages[edit]

Can someone add to the article this vital info? That is, a sourced list of supported languages of Kindle Books. - (talk) 20:23, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

I added a link to the language list, it is currently 34.Frmorrison (talk) 18:17, 21 April 2014 (UTC)