Which model of Kindle do I have?

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Do you know which model of Kindle you have? If not, use this handy guide to work it out.

New models of Amazon Kindle ebook readers are coming out all the time. We’re currently on the 11th generation of them which, confusingly, doesn’t relate to how many of each model has come out (e.g. the latest model released is the fifth version of the Kindle Paperwhite). How do you work out which Kindle you have?

To find your model, you first need the serial number from your Kindle, the initial part of which will tell us what we need to know.

How to find your Amazon Kindle serial number

  1. Whilst on the main library page, press the three vertical dots icon in the top right-hand corner
  2. Select Settings
  3. Now select “Device Options” and then “Device Info”
  4. The window that appears will list information about your device, including its serial number

How to find which model of Kindle you have

Use the table below and look up the initial part of your serial number – it should match one of the devices below.

Kindle modelRelease YearGenerationSerial number prefix
Kindle20071stB001, B101
Kindle 220092ndB002, B003
Kindle DX20102ndB004, B005, B009
Kindle 320103rdB008, B006, B00A
Kindle 420114thB00E, B023, 9023
Kindle Touch20124thB00F, B011, B010
Kindle 520125thB012
Kindle Paperwhite20125thB024, B01B, B020, B01C, B01D, B01F
Kindle Paperwhite 220136thB0D4, 90D4, B05A, 905A, B0D5, 90D5, B0D6, 90D6, B0D7, 90D7, B0D8, 90D8, B0F2, 90F2, B017, 9017, B060, 9060, B062, 9062, B05F, 905F, B061, 9061
Kindle Basic 120147thB0C6, 90C6, B0DD, 90DD
Kindle Voyage20147thB013, 9013, B054, 9054, B053, 9053, B02A, B052, 9052
Kindle Paperwhite 320157thG090G1, G090KB, G090LK, G090G2, G090G4, G090G5, G090G6, G090G7, G090KC, G090KE, G090KF, G090LL
Kindle Basic 220168thG000K9, G000KA
Kindle Oasis20168thG0B0GC ,G0B0GD, G0B0GR, G0B0GU, G0B0GT
Kindle Oasis 220179thG000P1, G000P8, G000S1, G000SA, G000S2
Kindle Basic 3201910thG0910L, G090VB, G090WF, G0910WH
Kindle Oasis 3201910thG000WL, G000WM, G000WP, G000WN, G000WQ, G0011L
Kindle Paperwhite 4201910thG000PP, G8S0PP, G00102, G0016T, G8S16T, G0016U, G0016V, G8S16V, G000T6, G8S0T6, G0016Q, G00103, G0016R, G0016S, G000T1, G000T2, G000T3
Kindle Paperwhite 5202111thG001PX
Kindle Paperwhite 5 Signature Edition*202111thG001LG

* This is a new device and not all serial numbers are currently known

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David Artiss

Works for Automattic Inc., the company behind WordPress.com and Tumblr. Tech geek, international speaker and occasional PC Pro podcaster. Lover of Lego and video games.

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