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If you missed Amazon’s standard e-reader when it went on sale for $ 50 on Black Friday, you’ve got another chance to grab it for less. The Ordinary kindle is on sale again for $ 55, and you’ll get three months of Kindle Unlimited with it. It might be a bit more expensive than it was a week ago, but the added bonus of Kindle Unlimited sweetens the deal a bit – and you still get the device for $ 35 less than usually.
Amazon updated the Kindle in 2019 and we gave it a rating of 91 when we reviewed the e-reader. The base model gave the previous generation Paperwhite good value for money thanks to its new front-lit display with better contrast and a smaller, sleeker design. It also comes with 8GB of storage which is plenty of space to hold thousands of titles.
The differences between the standard Kindle and the new Kindle Paperwhite will be more obvious, and they should consider that the latter costs $ 140. The 300 ppi screen on the new Paperwhite is slightly larger and 10% brighter, and the page change would be around 20% faster. The top-of-the-line model also supports Audible, so you can listen to audiobooks when you have a pair of Bluetooth headphones connected, and it’s water resistant as well.
If you can live without these added perks, it’s hard to beat the standard Kindle when it’s on sale like this. This would make a great Christmas stocking for the book lover in your life, or a handy gadget if you plan on trying to read more in the New Year. And with Kindle Unlimited for a few months, you’ll have access to thousands of titles to read at your leisure, at no additional cost. Remember that the subscription will renew at the standard rate of $ 10 per month after the end of the first three months.
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