Browser’s User-Agent of Kindle 4 Touch
The Kindle 4 Touch has, as expected, new (improved) browser experience. It’s pretty good in fact, for quick look and read on some pages or for reading articles in your Instapaper.
If you’re a site owner, you may want to know accesses from Kindle to your site (i.e. to provide simplified version). The
User-Agent for Kindle 4 Touch with latest firmware (in time of writing this post –
Kindle 5.0.0 (1370280073)) is:
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux armv7l like Android; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.2+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0 Safari/533.2+ Kindle/3.0+
Probably the interesting piece is
Kindle/3.0+, so you can distinguish previous Kindle 3.
Jiří Činčura is .NET, C# and Firebird expert. He focuses on data and business layers, language constructs, parallelism, databases and performance. For almost two decades he contributes to open-source, i.e. FirebirdClient. He works as a senior software engineer for Microsoft. Frequent speaker and blogger at www.tabsoverspaces.com.