For what we’re assuming is a one-day only Kindle sale (based on past similar sales), Amazon has discounted its entry-level Kindle e-reader down to just $49, which is $20 off the normal $69 price tag. The $49 will get you the Kindle e-reader with Special Offers, meaning that you’ll see advertisements here and there. The model without Special Offers (no ads) is on sale as well, priced at just $69 (the same price as the ad-filled version at regular price).
However, if you can handle the occasional ad, $49 is a fantastic price for a decent e-reader, and it’s pretty much an instant buy considering you’re only paying that much dough for something that you’ll get a ton of use out of if you read a lot.
Furthermore, the Kindle Paperwhite, which is Amazon’s flagship e-ink e-reader, is on sale as well for $99, which is $20 off the normal $120 price tag. The version without Special Offers is also on sale at $120 (again, the same price as the ad-filled version at regular price). Considering this, we’d almost be inclined to just get the ad-free version for $20 more, and we wouldn’t be surprised if that was Amazon’s strategy during the sale.
We’re certainly not surprised to see a Kindle on sale, as Amazon likes to discount its hardware. The company discounted select models before Christmas by 20% and Black Friday and Cyber Monday both saw great deals on Kindle devices, including Amazon’s latest Kindle Fire HDX, which was dropped in price by a whopping $50.
We are a bit surprised, though, to see the Paperwhite on sale, considering that Amazon has stayed away from discounting the flagship e-reader for quite awhile. However, if you’re in the market for a Paperwhite, now is the best time to get one.
You can usually take advantage of Kindle hardware sales throughout the year, so there’s almost no reason to not wait for a good deal on a Kindle e-reader or Kindle Fire tablet, but today’s deal is about as good as it gets, considering that the Paperwhite is involved.
Samsung Galaxy Android 10 Update Info (2020)
With Samsung Galaxy Android 10 update rolling out to some devices and new info starting to emerge, we want to...
Best Smart Home Gifts for Your Parents in 2020
Smart home upgrades make the perfect gift for your parents this year. Whether it is a birthday gift or anniversary...