Originally Posted by jer989
The UI/home screen is a bit different than the carousel that's on my KFHD. His kindle is on my Amazon account and I was able to take a look at his serial number and it starts with D01E B0A0.
That is the key difference between the first and 2nd gen Fire. The first has those greyish bookshelves on the home screen. The second gen does not, it's kind of just a black background, as shown in the product page. So if the one you got has the bookshelf look, you got a 1st gen, not a "latest"