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Prime Day Preview: $ 50 Off Kindle Paperwhite

Prime Day Preview: $ 50 Off Kindle Paperwhite

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, A CNET guide on everything you need to know and how to ensure you get the best deal.

If you’re looking for a lot with a dedicated e-reader, Amazon will have it again Nice discount With some Kindle e-readers as part of Prime Day 2020. Kindle Paperwhite is $ 80, or $ 50 off, which is $ 5 above the lowest price ever. This is a Prime Day deal that many readers will likely use.

If that’s not the type of Kindle transaction you’re looking for, Amazon also announced that the Kindles Edition of the entry-level Kindle with integrated lights will be priced from the list price of $ 110 to $ 75 or $ 35. did. Kindle Kids Edition includes a case and a one-year Amazon KidPlus subscription service. This is worth $ 36.

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In addition, Amazon will offer $ 5 credits for “any Kindle book” when you purchase some Kindle devices.

Like most other Prime Day sales, these are expected to start at 12:01 PT on Tuesday, October 13th and last up to 48 hours. If you can’t find the deal you’re looking for, don’t lose hope-experience has shown that other Prime Day Kindle deals are likely to come.

It’s unclear if both the high-end Kindle Oasis and the baseline Kindle (other than the Kids Edition) will be sold, but because Amazon frequently slips on previously unannounced deals (in addition to lightning-fast deals). Monitor the price) On Prime Day with that device. If you’re looking for another Amazon device list, Best Fire Tablet Deals..

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This is Goldilocks Amazon The current CNET Editor’s Choice within the line and category. Here’s what we like about Kindle Paperwhite:

  • 10% thinner and lighter than previous versions.
  • With a “flash front” design, the back is made of a soft, slippery material rather than hard plastic.
  • Like the high end, it’s a fully waterproof Kindle Kindle Oasis, And has a plastic screen that Amazon says is resistant to shatters and scratches.
  • With built-in Bluetooth, you can download Amazon Audible audiobooks and listen to them with wireless headphones.

Please note that Amazon will be able to update Kindle Paperwhite in 2020 (released in November 2018). If that happens, it’s unclear how much the upgrade will be. For example, you can add USB-C charging or update your lighting scheme, but you can’t expect a dramatic upgrade. Read the reviews on Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018).

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Latest iteration of Amazon The entry-level e-reader, which Amazon simply calls the Kindle, now has a self-illuminating screen and an upgraded design. This ebook reader costs $ 90, which is $ 10 higher than previous models. Kindle 2016However, this Kindle device is regularly sold for only $ 60. We recommend Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, which has a high-resolution display (text and images look a bit sharper), is waterproof, and has a slightly better lighting scheme. But if you don’t want to spend too much on your e-reader, the standard Kindle is a good choice, especially if it’s discounted.

The Kids Edition sold here includes a case. You can choose from four case options. A year’s Amazon Kids Plus (FreeTime Unlimited) usually costs $ 3 a month and gives you access to hundreds of children’s books. Amazon Kids Plus includes the complete Harry Potter series and the first books in other popular series such as Artemis Fowl.

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