Kindle 6

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Kindle 6

  • Made by: Amazon
  • Released: Oct 2014
  • Predecessor: Kindle 4
  • Languages Supported: English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Dutch, and Simplified Chinese
  • File Types Supported: KF8, AZW, TXT, PDF, MOBI


  • Touchscreen display that reads like real paper—no screen glare, even in bright sunlight
  • Exclusive Kindle features—now includes Goodreads integration, Kindle FreeTime, Vocabulary Builder, Word Wise (coming soon), and more
  • Double the on-device storage to 4Gig —holds thousands of books
  • Page turns fly with a 20% faster processor
  • Lighter than a paperback—fits in your pocket
  • Battery lasts weeks, not hours
  • Massive book selection, lowest prices—over a million titles less than $4.99
  • Download books in less than 60 seconds with built-in Wi-Fi


  • Display: 6" E Ink Pearl, 800 x 600 167 ppi,
    • optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale
    • Touch screen
  • Size: 6.7" x 4.7" x 0.40" (169 mm x 119 mm x 10.2 mm)
  • Weight: 6.7 ounces (191 grams)
  • On-Device Storage: 4 GB; holds thousands of books
  • Cloud Storage: Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
  • Battery Life: up to four weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off.
  • Charge Time: approximately 4 hours from a computer via USB cable
  • Wi-Fi: public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard
    • support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • USB 2.0 - data transfer and charging.
  • Content Formats: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC
    • HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
  • Documentation: Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User Guide (pre-installed on device) PDF.
  • Included in the Box: Kindle, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide


This replaces the Basic Kindle 4 and Kindle Touch

See Also

Kindle Kids Bundle

This unit is specifically optimized for children.

  • Includes the latest Kindle without sponsored screensavers ($99.00), a kid-friendly cover ($19.99), and a 2-year warranty provided and sold by SquareTrade ($19.99). Save $39.98 compared to when purchased separately.
  • Set reading goals and track progress with Kindle FreeTime
  • Power up a young reader's vocabulary with features that offer hints for difficult words and let you practice them on digital flashcards
  • Drops or spills? No worries—includes 2 years of accident protection provided and sold by SquareTrade. Once your Kindle ships, you will receive an email with instructions on how to activate your included coverage.
  • Zero distractions—unlike tablets, Kindle is designed just for reading
  • Lighter than a paperback and holds thousands of books
  • Kindle offers more than 250,000 children’s titles, plus easily borrow e-books from your public library
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