Main Specifications

The main specifications of the Amazon Kindle with Special Offers include:

  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.8 x 0.335 inches (190 x 122 x 8.5 mm)
  • Weight: 8.7 oz (241 gm)
  • Display: 6” E-Ink Pearl display, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level gray scale
  • Storage: 4 GB internal (approximately 3 GB available for user content)
  • Battery Life: Up to one month with wireless off; up to 10 days with wireless on
  • Charge Time: Approximately 4.5 hours
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity: 802.11 b/g with support for WEP, WPA, and WPA2; no support for 802.1X authentication methods; no support for ad-hoc networks
  • Port: USB 2.0 micro-B connector
  • Audio: 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, rear-mounted stereo speakers
  • Formats Supported: Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, AA, AAX, MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
  • Warranty: One-year limited warranty; optional two-year extended warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately
  • More information:
  • MSRP in the US*: USD 114.00

* Researched at on the day we published this review.


Sandy Berger, respected computer authority, journalist, media guest, speaker, and author, has more than three decades of experience as a computer and technology expert. Her eight books include: How to Have a Meaningful Relationship with Your Computer, Your Official Grown-up’s Guide to AOL and the Internet, Cyber Savers –Tips & Tricks for Today’s Drowning Computer Users, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Better Living through Technology, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to the Internet, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Gadgets & Gizmos, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Online Health & Wellness, and Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Online Travel. Sandy’s newspaper column, magazine articles, feature stories, product reviews, and computer tips can be found at her website, Compu-KISS.