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What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books? (max. 3 answers)

Kindle E-reader (Kindle, Paperwhite, Voyage, Oasis)
Kindle Fire Tablet
Tablet Other (e.g. iPad)
Smartphone (e.g. iPhone, Android, etc.)
Laptop or Notebook Computer
Desktop Computer
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Hello fans of Kindle books. What device do you use to read your Kindle books?
(Pleas vote to see the results.)
« Last Edit: June 14, 2017, 03:12:53 AM by alexnewton »
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 03:18:56 AM »
I use a kindle eReader. I have a smartphone and tablet, and they both have the kindle app, but I only very very rarely actually read on them.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 04:55:23 AM »
I don't read e-books on anything but an e-ink Kindle.
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It leads me into fairyland or countries strange and far.
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 05:45:23 AM »
I don't read e-books on anything but an e-ink Kindle.

Same here.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2017, 07:04:30 AM »
Your results are likely to be skewed since you are on a forum that initially started for people who owned Kindles :)
Most of us old-timers would rather read on e-ink than any other options (generally speaking).

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2017, 07:10:04 AM »
Kindles only. When I say kindles I mean the e-ink devices.

Although I have a fire, android tablet and phone, I don't read on them. Not more than a couple of pages when in a waiting room, but I usually give up. I just can't read on anything tablet like.


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2017, 07:55:08 AM »
I downloaded the Kindle app and read ebooks on my computer.


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2017, 08:00:52 AM »
I've only read on a Fire tablet. The 1st gen until I upgraded to the HDX and now I'm using the HDX 8.9. If/when they stop making the larger Fire tablets, I'll probably go to Samsung and use the Kindle app from there. Gotta have my black bg and white text for reading.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2017, 10:21:34 AM »
I only voted for Kindle e-reader. I have very occasionally used other devices -- mostly my phone -- but that was out of pure desperation. :)

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2017, 06:59:27 PM »
The survey only allowed 3 options, but I use 4. In order of preference/usage:

- Paperwhite - for most reading (hammock, walking, etc)
- Laptop (2) - next best option
- Desktop (2) - when there are links and large images
- Smartphone (1) - can be good for forcing myself to slow down and read instead of parse

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2017, 08:30:07 PM »
I mainly use my Kindle Paperwhite, and mainly read unillustrated fiction. For books with color illustrations or hyperlinks, I use the Kindle app on my iPad.  Also use the app to read book samples, and usually buy books via the iPad rather than directly from the Kindle. I just find it a lot easier to navigate on the iPad, especially if I want to skim user reviews.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2017, 12:59:42 PM »
I use an iPad - 2nd generation and still going strong!

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2017, 02:03:41 PM »
My experience is that Kindle Books are best read on a Kindle ereader....

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2017, 12:41:08 PM »
I almost always use the Kindle paperwhite. I love it. If I'm in a waiting room and have some time I'll read on my phone, but I haaaaaaaaate reading on tablets and smartphones.


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2017, 07:06:39 PM »
I love my Fire, but I often read eBooks on my phone.  It's so handy.


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2017, 08:40:42 AM »
Kindle Fire for me, used primarily when working out on an elliptical trainer. It fits conveniently and securely in the reading matter tray when turned on its side. I use an old Touch for bathroom reading, when I don't have paper books or mags queued up.
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2017, 09:04:57 PM »
I read on my Fire 8 HD . I love it. It has a long battery life and I like the little larger screen.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2017, 09:34:45 PM »
Android tablet with the Kindle app.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #18 on: November 13, 2017, 04:16:50 AM »
Kindle Oasis 2017... just got it on release day last month. Before that: Oasis 2016...


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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #19 on: November 20, 2017, 07:42:47 AM »
Kindle paperwhite for almost all my fiction reading. I'll occasionally use laptop or desktop to review or proof an ebook with the Kindle previewer, but actual pleasure reading happens on the Kindle.

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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #20 on: November 20, 2017, 08:03:53 AM »
Kindle Paperwhite only
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2018, 05:04:33 AM »
Thank you so much for all your answers so far. Although this forum is founded on Kindle users, I found it very interesting to see how many readers use Smartphones in this survey.
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Re: SURVEY: What device/eReader do you use to read your Kindle books?
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2018, 08:47:52 AM »
I'm on my fourth kindle, a PaperWhite, 2nd generation. I pass the old one's down through the family, usually full of the books in my library. (some 3,000+)

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« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2018, 08:23:29 AM »
I use a Kindle Fire 7" version which was on offer and even though it does a lot of other things I only ever use it for reading. I also bought one for my wife as we are both avid readers and can drain a battery in a day LOL. I do like them and they recharge very quickly. For the price they are definitely worth grabbing one if you haven't the budget for the paperwhite or other dedicated eReaders.
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« Reply #24 on: February 27, 2018, 01:06:01 PM »
Kindle DX, perfect size for me, use it daily.