Amazon Kindle DX 

Released July, 2010
  • 3G only
  • 9.7"
  • 1200 x 824
  • 4 GB
6.5 Out of 10

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Amazon Kindle DX


How do the screens stack up?

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Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare


How good is the supporting ecosystem?

Kindle DX
e-bookstore size, average NYT best sellers price, NYT's top selling titles and 4 more


How responsive and how long does the e-reader last?

Kindle DX
Battery life and Recharge time


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Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

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Reviews Word on the street for the Amazon Kindle DX

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Gray shades 16
Screen resolution 1200 x 824
Screen size 9.7"
Pixel density 150 ppi
Built-in light None
Screen type E-Ink
Touchscreen None
Flashes screen black during page turns Yes


Sync across multiple devices Yes
Note taking Yes
Text to speech Yes
Directly download library e-books to device No
Web browser Yes
Stereo speakers Yes
Evernote integration No
Landscape mode Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Parental controls Yes


Internal storage 3.3 GB
Expansion slot None
Memory 4 GB


Input/Output port micro-USB
Cellular data 3G
Wi-Fi None
Bluetooth connectivity No

technical specs

Document support
  1. AZW
  2. TXT
  3. PDF
  4. PRC
  5. MOBI
  6. HTML
  7. DOC
Image support
  1. JPEG
  2. GIF
  3. PNG
  4. BMP


Uses an open platform No
Bookstore Kindle Store
EBookstore size 4 M book
Free content free content 2.5 M books
Customer loyalty program Yes
Average NYT best sellers price $9.24
Number of NYT top-selling titles offered+ 38
Reader-to-reader lending Yes
Cloud storage Yes
Reading apps iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PC and Mac
Additional electronic offerings newspapers, magazines, comics/graphic novels, textbooks, audio-books and blogs
Has retail store locations No

form factor

Size 183 x 264 x 9.6 mm
Weight 536 g
Interface physical keyboard
Headphone jack Yes
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