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Amazon ( is a web company that produces the Amazon Kindle eBook Reader. The eBooks produced at Amazon are in the AZW format or TPZ topaz. The formats are available for Amazon eBook Readers and for iPhones using a special application. There is now a Windows and MacOS X version of the Kindle reader as well as portable device apps.

They also have some booklets called Amazon Digital in PDF, HTML, and TXT formats. Be sure and check the category below for more wiki pages.


[edit] Products

Fire is no longer with Kindle brand These Hardware products are described in the wiki:

[edit] 1st Gen

[edit] 2nd Gen

[edit] 3rd Gen

[edit] 4th Gen

[edit] 5th Gen

[edit] 6th Gen

[edit] 7th Gen

  • Kindle 6 - 2014 version of the basic Kindle, now with touch screen.KT2/K7 for short
  • Kindle Voyage - a 6" 300ppi Carta screen with adjustable built-in light,being replaced by Kindle Oasis.KV for short

[edit] 8th Gen

  • Kindle Oasis - with page turn buttons and a battery case.KO for short
  • Kindle 8 - 2016 version of the basic Kindle,with 512mb memory.KT3/K8 for short

[edit] 9th Gen

[edit] 10th Gen

  • Kindle 10 - 2019 version of the basic Kindle,now with built-in light and a Carta(but still 167PPi)screen.KT4/K10 for short
  • Kindle Oasis 3 - Kindle Oasis 7 with a warm light (7 in Kindle Oasis 7 means a 7" display,3 here means the generation for Kindle Oasis]].KO3 for short
  • Kindle paperwhite 4 the waterproof paperwhite,released October 2018.KPW4 for short

[edit] 11th Gen

  • New Paperwhite (also named Kindle Paperwhite 5)released Sept 2021. KPW5 for short
  • Kindle 11 - Basic Kindle with 300PPI screen,released 2022.K11 for short

[edit] Kindle Scribe

Kindle Scribe seems to own its own generation system aging from 1st Gen

[edit] Formats

The following Kindle Formats are described in this wiki.

[edit] The company

Amazon can be reached at: The physical location is Seattle, Washington. They began business in July 1995 although founded in 1994. While founded as a web based book dealer they have expanded to offer a large host of products.

Those thinking about buying a used Kindle should read Blacklist (Amazon).

[edit] ASIN

All Amazon products have an Amazon Standard Identification Number, ASIN, assigned including eBooks. For eBooks it is actually contained inside the file itself and is used to distinguish an Amazon supplied eBook from one you built yourself. Its location has been found as shown in the MOBI page. The number is unique across all of Amazon but if the user is fast enough or reuses it on their eBooks it will be the same number in Amazon sites in different countries.

[edit] External Articles

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