Identify Your Kindle E-Reader

Review distinguishing features to help determine which device you have.

Note: Not all Kindle E-reader generations have been available in all marketplaces.

Kindle Oasis (10th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Physical Page Turn buttons on the front of the device
  • Released 2019

Kindle (10th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Released 2019

Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Released 2018

Kindle Oasis (9th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Physical Page Turn buttons on the front of the device
  • Released 2017

Kindle (8th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on the front of the device
  • Released 2016

Kindle Oasis (8th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • Physical Page Turn buttons on front of the device
  • Released 2016

Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • Adjustable screen light
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released 2015

Kindle Voyage (7th Generation)

  • Adaptive front light
  • Touchscreen
  • PagePress sensors on both sides of the screen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released 2014

Kindle (7th Generation)

  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released 2014

Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation)

  • Built-in adjustable light
  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released 2013

Kindle Paperwhite (5th Generation)

Kindle Paperwhite image
  • Built-in adjustable light
  • Touchscreen
  • No physical button on front of device
  • Released 2012

Kindle (5th and 4th Generation)

Kindle (5-way controller) image
  • 5-way controller and four buttons on front of device
  • Kindle (5th Generation) released 2012 (Black) and Kindle (4th Generation) released 2011 (Graphite)

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