|10-04-2011, 07:50 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Can someone explain the Kindle DX differences?
So wikipedia says that there are 3 DX versions:
Gen1 = original DX (white)
Gen2 = international DX (white)
Gen3 = Current DX (Graphite)
Pretty easy to understand, however, these ebay listing says graphite gen2:
Was there an update to the Gen3 graphite? Or is this most likely a typo on the ebay poster's part?
Also, this review states graphite and 2nd gen...
Last edited by FauxTaimer; 10-04-2011 at 08:00 PM.
|10-04-2011, 08:05 PM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2009
Device: Kindle 1/2/3/4/Touch/DX/Fire|PRS-600/350|Nook(color)|iPad|iPad2|EVO 4G
It is hardware Gen3 - Kindle DX Graphite. I'm pretty sure that Gen2 in the listing refers to software version. DXG runs on 2.5.8 currently.
|10-04-2011, 08:32 PM||#3|
Learning to read...
Join Date: Jan 2011
Device: K3-3G, KDXG
It's almost impossible to figure out some of those eBay listings. I don't think the people selling them know what they've got. I saw a couple "DXs" for sale, but the picture was clearly of a K3. Pay close attention to the pictures (if they're posting pictures of the actual Kindle), and ask lots of questions.
I'm looking to buy a DX too. Maybe you and I should get together, so we don't bid up the price on each other!
That's my advice.
|10-04-2011, 10:27 PM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2011
The Kindle DX International has a GSM cellular radio.
The Kindle DX Graphite is the first Kindle DX to use a Pearl screen.
So, the Kindle DX has had 3 hardware versions.
|10-04-2011, 10:32 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: North Georgia, USA
Device: A sweet PRS-500, DXG
As far as display tech goes there where only 2 generations of DX. The original display and the Pearl display which is only available on the latest generation of DX (whatever it's being called by the ebay hucksters). Get the Pearl display if you want the latest DX model. I have both models and the Pearl display is an excellent display upgrade.
|10-06-2011, 04:19 AM||#7|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Almere, The Netherlands
Device: Kobo Aura H2O
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