A quick guide to find which Kindle do I own

September 13, 2021

Most Kindle readers know how to buy books on Kindle but when it comes to identifying the type of device they are using, their awareness level is found to be abysmally low. Here’s a quick guide to help you find which Kindle do I own.

How to find which Kindle do I own?

Amazon Kindle is quite light and easy to use. This also makes it prone to damages. As such, you must know which Kindle do I own, if you want to buy a proper covering case for it. However, you may have trouble in figuring out what Kindle Paperwhite do I have. Worry not! Just run through these steps once.

  1. Turn on your kindle device.
  2. Go to Home page.
  3. Choose Menu.
  4. Select Settings.
  5. Scroll down to Device options.
  6. Tap Device info.
  7. Note the Serial number.
  8. Compare it with the chart.

The Simple design, its long battery life and the e-ink display make Kindle the preferred choice for users.

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How to tell which Kindle I have?

To find which Kindle Paperwhite do I have, turn On your device and go to the Home page.

Kindle Settings
Kindle Settings

Next, choose Menu (visible as 3 vertical dots) and select Settings from the list of options displayed.

Kindle Device Options
Kindle Device Options

Then, scroll down to Device Options entry. Tap the side-arrow to go to its settings.

Kindle Device Info
Kindle Device Info

Choose Device Info to display results related to your device.

Locate the serial number (for convenience sake, I have replaced the serial number with XXX digits) and compare it with the chart given below!

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Kindle NameRelease YearGenerationSerial Number Prefix
Kindle20071st GenerationB001, B101
Kindle20092nd GenerationB002, B003
Kindle DX20102nd GenerationB004, B005, B009
Kindle Keyboard20103rd GenerationB00A, B006, B008
Kindle Touch20114th GenerationB00E, B023, 9023
Kindle2012 & 20115th and 4th GenerationB012, B00F, B011, B010
Kindle Paperwhite20125th GenerationB024, B01B, B020, B01C, B01D, B01F
Kindle Paperwhite20136th GenerationB0D4, 90D4, B05A, 905A, B0D5, 90D5, B0D6, 90D6, B0D7, 90D7, B0D8, 90D8, B0F2, 90F2, B017, 9017, B060, 9060, B062, 9062, B05F, 905F, B061, 9061
Kindle20147th Generation90C6, 90DD, B0C6, B0DD
Kindle Voyage20147th GenerationB02A, B013, B052, B053, B054, 9013, 9052, 9053, 9054
Kindle Paperwhite20157th GenerationG090G2, G090G4, G090G5, G090G6, G090G7, G090KB, G090KC, G090KE, G090KF, G090LK, G090LL
Kindle Oasis20168th GenerationG0B0GC ,G0B0GD, G0B0GR, G0B0GU, G0B0GT
Kindle20168th GenerationG000K9, G000KA
Kindle Oasis20179th GenerationG000P8, G000S1, G000SA, G000S2
Kindle Paperwhite201810th GenerationG000PP, G000T6, G000T1, G000T2, G00102, G000T3
Kindle201910th GenerationG0910L, G0910WH
Kindle Oasis201910th GenerationG0011L, G000WQ, G000WM, G000WL
Kindle Models

Apart from the above chart, you can visit this Amazon Page to review distinguishing features to help determine which device you have. Also, read - How to use Kindle show book cover as screensaver.

Hope that makes sense!

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