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Old 04-10-2012, 03:45 PM   #1
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:50 PM   #2
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I got mine January 2011. My Kindle still works like new and I've read on it for at least 2 hours a day every day since I got it
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #3
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I got mine in August 2010 when they first came out and it also works like new. In fact, the only thing wrong with it is that it doesn't have a touch screen
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:02 PM   #4
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:06 PM   #5
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April 6, 2011 - looks and works like it's brand new.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:13 PM   #6
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Got my wifi model November 2010. Got my 3G model July 2011. Replaced the 3G model Feb 2012. Replacement does the same thing the other one did--sporadic, daily, rebooting for no reason. I still love the Kindles and use them.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:05 PM   #7
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November 2010 was when I bought mine. Has never been replaced and always works like a champ. I've got a Squaretrade warranty on it before Amazon made it impossible to use coupons to get them. It's good till Nov 2012. So if my K3 does go kaput before then I can get another one or something else.

I see my K4 going kaput before the K3.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:10 PM   #8
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I received my K3 last year as a Valentine's Day gift from my husband. I've played with the new e-readers on display at the local Target, but none of them seem to really add much to the reading experience. I won't be buying a new e-reader unless my K3 either breaks (sniffle sniffle sob!) or Amazon/B&N/Sony introduce something REALLY amazing.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:38 PM   #9
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:53 PM   #10
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The Wifi one (used by my granddaughter) in August 2010. The 3G one in July 2011.

Both working well.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:25 PM   #11
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About 8 months old. Got it Oct. 1, 2011. (Decided I didn't want one of the new ones.) Yep, still like new.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:25 PM   #12
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I ordered mine March 11 2011 and it still works very well. On occasion if I press a button too quickly it freezes and needs to be restarted to clear but I understand that's a common problem to all kindles. As far as the cosmetic appearance it looks pretty much brand new as I usually keep it in a cover I bought on ebay.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:09 PM   #13
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:41 PM   #14
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I purchased my first K3 in November 2010. It developed a minor screen defect after I'd had it about four months, but I waited until November 2011 to have it replaced. I've had the new K3 for five months now and it's working fine.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:50 PM   #15
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