Amazon Kindle

amazon device e-reader

Amazon Kindle is a series of e-readers designed by Amazon.

Release Released Service Status Latest
Kindle Scribe 1 year and 7 months ago
(30 Nov 2022)
Yes 5.16.3.1
(01 Jul 2023)
Kindle (11th Generation) 1 year and 9 months ago
(13 Sep 2022)
Yes 5.16.3.1
(01 Jul 2023)
Kindle Paperwhite (11th Generation) 2 years and 8 months ago
(27 Oct 2021)
Yes 5.16.3.1
(01 Jul 2023)
Kindle Oasis (10th Generation) 4 years and 11 months ago
(24 Jul 2019)
Yes 5.16.3.1
(01 Jul 2023)
Kindle (10th Generation) 5 years ago
(10 Apr 2019)
Yes 5.16.3.1
(01 Jul 2023)
Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation) 5 years and 8 months ago
(07 Nov 2018)
Yes 5.16.3.1
(01 Jul 2023)
Kindle Oasis (9th Generation) 6 years and 8 months ago
(31 Oct 2017)
Yes 5.16.2.1.1
(01 Jun 2023)
Kindle (8th Generation) 8 years ago
(22 Jun 2016)
Yes 5.16.2.1.1
(01 Jun 2023)
Kindle Oasis (8th Generation) 8 years ago
(27 Apr 2016)
Yes 5.16.2.1.1
(01 Jun 2023)
Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation) 9 years ago
(30 Jun 2015)
Yes 5.16.2.1.1
(01 Jun 2023)
Kindle Voyage (7th Generation) 9 years ago
(04 Nov 2014)
Ended 3 years ago
(01 Apr 2021)
5.13.6
(01 Apr 2021)
Kindle (7th Generation) 9 years ago
(02 Oct 2014)
Ended 4 years and 9 months ago
(01 Oct 2019)
5.12.2.2
Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation) 10 years ago
(30 Sep 2013)
Ended 4 years and 9 months ago
(01 Oct 2019)
5.12.2.2
Kindle Paperwhite (5th Generation) 11 years ago
(01 Oct 2012)
Ended 9 years ago
(26 Jun 2015)
5.6.1.1
(26 Jun 2015)
Kindle (5th Generation) 11 years ago
(06 Sep 2012)
No 4.1.4
Kindle (4th Generation) 12 years ago
(28 Sep 2011)
No 4.1.4
Kindle Touch (4th Generation) 12 years ago
(28 Sep 2011)
No 5.3.7.3
Kindle Keyboard (3rd Generation) 13 years ago
(27 Aug 2010)
No 3.4.3
Kindle DX (2nd Generation) 15 years ago
(10 Jun 2009)
No 2.5.8
Kindle (2nd Generation) 15 years ago
(23 Feb 2009)
No 2.5.8
Kindle (1st Generation) 16 years ago
(19 Nov 2007)
No 1.2.1

For more information on the latest software release notes visit: Kindle E-Reader Software Updates.

Kindles are guaranteed four years of security updates from when the device was last sold on Amazon.com. For more information visit the Kindle Device Software Security Updates webpage.

The older version of release notes are not available on the Amazon website. The changelog is still available in the device by following the Settings -> Device Info -> What's New menu.

More information is available on the Amazon Kindle website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


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