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Amazon's second generation Kindle features a redesigned exterior with symmetrical contours and an aluminum rear panel. It includes more internal memory than its predecessor, offers a faster page refresh rate, and the E Ink display is of greater contrast.

Description

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Feb. 23, 2009
  • Price at launch: $359.99

Availability

  • Alias: Kindle 2

Also Known As...

  • Height: 8 inches
  • Width: 5.3 inches
  • Thickness: 0.36 inches
  • Weight: 0.64 pounds
  • Primary orientation: Portrait
  • Color: White
  • Speakers: Yes

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 6 inches
  • Resolution (X): 600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • Screen shades: 16
  • Technology: E Ink Pearl
  • Touchscreen type: None

Display

  • Operating system: Linux
  • Text-to-speech: Yes
  • Notable apps: Web browser, Dictionary
  • File support: PDF, .DOC, RTF
  • Audio file support: MP3

Software

  • Internal size: 1.4 GB

Storage

  • Wi-Fi: No
  • 3G: Yes
  • GSM: Yes

Connectivity

  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Micro USB

Ports

  • Size: 1540 mAh
  • Removable: No

Battery

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