Amazon Announces Kindle (11th Gen), Kindle Kids (2nd Gen) Ebook Readers: Here’s What’s New



  • The entry-level Kindle e-book from Amazon feature USB Type-C ports.
  • They have 6-inch displays with a resolution of 300 ppi.
  • Three different cover designs will be offered for the Amazon Kindle Kids (2nd Gen).

Tuesday saw the launch of Amazon’s latest ebook readers, the Kindle (11th Gen) and Kindle Kids (2nd Gen). The most recent model of the entry-level Amazon Kindle has a 6-inch backlit display with a 300ppi resolution and is claimed to have a battery life of up to six weeks. It features a USB Type-C port and has 16GB of internal storage. The Amazon Kindle Kids ebook reader has the same features as the adult version and includes a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids+.

The cost of the recently released Amazon Kindle (11th Gen) is set at $99.99, and it will be available in Black or Denim colour options, as well as Black, Dark Emerald, and Denim, Rose fabris covers.

The second-generation Amazon Kindle Kids is available for $119.99. Both versions will be available for purchase with covers including Ocean Explorer, Space Whale, and Unicorn Valley.

According to Amazon, the Amazon Kindle Kids (2nd Gen) and Amazon Kindle (11th Gen) are both now available for pre-order in the US and will be ready for purchase from October 12th.


The company states that the 6-inch backlit displays on the Amazon Kindle (11th Gen) and Amazon Kindle Kids (2nd Gen) have a resolution of 300ppi. They have front lights that can be adjusted and have a built-in dark mode.

The Amazon Kindle (10th Gen) was released in 2019 with 8GB of storage, and the ebook readers have storage space of up to 16GB. According to Amazon, both models are said to have a battery life of up to six weeks.

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This is the final version of the Amazon Kindle that does not have a Micro-USB port because they have a USB Type-C port instead. A subscription to the Amazon Kids+ services, which provides access to kid-friendly content, is also included with the Amazon Kindle Kids (2nd Gen).

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