What do you know of Amazon and Amazon Kindle? Many people know of Amazon as an online marketplace only. Yes, it is an online marketplace. It is, in fact, one of the biggest online marketplaces in the world. In this marketplace, you can get anything you want.
This is so because it is a marketplace and also one of the best. But do you know that the Amazon platform is more than just a marketplace? Do you know that with the Amazon online platform you can read and borrow books online? You can also purchase books on this platform if you so choose to. Now have you heard of the amazon kindle? If you are a person who loves to read online contents, then you should be familiar with this one.
The amazon kindle is a series of e-readers that are designed and at the same time marketed by Amazon. If you don’t know what e-readers are or is, here it is. An e-reader is an electronic device. It can also be called an ebook reader or ebook device. These devices are designed for the sole purpose of reading digital e-books and other periodicals. This Amazon device allows users to read, browse, and download e-books, magazines, and other digital Media.
Amazon Kindle Devices
The amazon kindle first began as a single device in its early days. But as of this writing, it now comprises of a wide range of other devices. Some of these devices include fire tablets, Fire TV, Kindle e-readers, echo, Alexa and others. Below are some of the Amazon devices developed over the years;
- Kindle (first generation).
- Kindle 2 (second generation).
- The Kindle 2 international.
- Kindle DX.
- Kindle DX international.
- The Kindle DX graphite.
- Kindle (third generation).
- Kindle 4 (fourth generation).
- The kindle touch.
- Kindle 5 (fifth generation).
- Kindle Paperwhite (1st generation).
- The kindle paperwhite (second generation).
- Kindle 7 (seventh generation).
- Kindle Paperwhite (3rd generation).
- Eight generation kindle oasis (1st generation).
- Kindle 8.
- Ninth generation kindle oasis (2nd generation).
- Tenth generation kindle paperwhite (4th generation).
- Kindle 9.
These are the amazon kindle devices ever produced since its inception.
Amazon Kindle Features
There are some features that make this Amazon device worth the while. I am going to be listing out some of these features below;
- This device supports Wikipedia lookup functions and dictionary.
- The font size, margins, and type can be customized.
- These devices also have an audio adapter. A feature that is very useful to users with impaired visions.
- You also can get easy access to the Kindle store.
- It has a send to kindle service feature that lets users send documents directly to their Kindle library at Amazon.
- The x-ray tool. This tool or feature lets users explore deeply into book contents.
These are some of the features to take note of. Other features of the amazon kindle include annotations, textbook rentals, and collection of user reading data.
The Kindle device is meant for reading eBooks on the Amazon platform. At first, when this device was introduced, you can only access Amazon books from here. But with time Amazon has released other applications through which users using other devices can access books on Amazon. You can now access Amazon Kindle books on Android, iOS, blackberry and Microsoft mobile devices. You can also access Amazon books on desktop devices.
How to Access the Amazon Kindle Store on Amazon
All you need to access the amazon kindle store on Amazon is an Amazon account. If you already have an Amazon account, great. But if you do not have an Amazon account you need to create one. To create an Amazon account you need to visit the official Amazon page online or via the Amazon mobile app. tap or click on the join for free tab on the page and follow the on-screen instructions to create your account. Now to get access to kindle on your Amazon account page, follow the steps below;
- Log in to your Amazon account.
- On your Amazon page click on the account and list tab on top of your account page.
- On the drop-down page click on the ‘your kindle unlimited’ tab.
- You will be taken immediately to the Amazon Kindle page.
You can now get access to Kindle books on Amazon. This feature is not available to all regions though. You will be notified if the feature is not available to your region.