Template talk:Kindle series

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Messed Up Template[edit]

The original template looks quite messed up. It's not grouped by product lines properly, has redundancies, and the names are not accurate. I'm proposing the following alternative:

If there are no objections, I will change to the alternative in a few days. -- ADTC Talk Ctrb . 19:00, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

As no objections or suggestions were raised, I'm now going to change the template to the proposed alternative. -- ADTC Talk Ctrb . 21:57, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

There is still a lot of confusion (e.g. on eBay) about which generation / model is which. I have tried to add model and generation info for Kindle monochrome models from Amazon's mostly correct page: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/help/id=201263790 I would also like to add serial numbers as a way of identifying them - except I don't know if that is the right place: most models have one or two serial number, but the Paperwight seems to have about 20. Amazon marketing droids really have caused a mess! Aredgers (talk) 20:04, 19 November 2017 (UTC)

I disagree on including model numbers, because I can not find a good reference that gives the numbers. Here is something someone else wrote a few years ago about the first four numbers that seems to be correct, although missing newer models --Frmorrison (talk) 15:27, 20 November 2017 (UTC):

B001: Kindle first generation

B002: Kindle second generation, U.S., Sprint cellular service

B003: Kindle second generation, international, AT&T cellular service

B004: Kindle DX (original white model), U.S.

B005: Kindle DX (original white model), International

B006: Kindle third generation, 3G + WiFi, Graphite/White, U.S., Canada, some European cities

B008: Kindle third generation, WiFi

B009: Kindle DX, Graphite

B00A: Kindle third generation, 3G + WiFi, Graphite, Europe

B00E: Kindle fourth generation, WiFi

B00F: Kindle Touch, 3G + WiFi

B011: Kindle Touch, WiFi

D01E: Kindle Fire, WiFi

B024: Kindle Paperwhite 1