The Thrifty Way To Kindle with Full Warranty: there are $40 or $80 or $120 options

If you like to read a lot of text-only fiction, non-fiction and longform web articles, but don’t want to break the bank on a brand new Kindle e-book reader, but you still like the idea of having a full warranty like a new condition product, we have three bang for the buck options for you. All three below are certified refurbished by Amazon, with the same 1-year warranty as new condition:

+ entry-level Kindle with Touch Screen for $40 in Black or White color scheme
+ no built-in light, so mayhaps good for daylight readers

+ Kindle Paperwhite for $80
+ with built-in light but no physical page-turn buttons; in black or white color scheme

+ Kindle Voyage for $120
+ with built-in light and physical page turn buttons

+ NOTE: you may be able to find the entry-level Kindle and Paperwhite as online or B&M doorbusters for similar prices in new condition during the holiday shopping season…

CRACKPOT THEORY SEGMENT

Some speculate some of these certified refurbished may be new products sold as refurbished so as not to impact the price range expectations for the new condition products. I have no way to prove or disprove this. The one certified refurbished Kindle I bought (Paperwhite) looked pristine as if it was never used or opened. But I did not bring in a CSI team to analyze 🙂

Pre-order new iPX8 waterproof 7-inch Kindle Oasis e-reader with Audible for $250+

If you like to read everywhere you go, or you spend a lot of time in various shooting locations waiting and you want to make the most of the downtime, you may be interested in a brand new waterproof Kindle Oasis e-book reader with Audible (audiobook) support!

The new waterproof Oasis is available for pre-ordering starting at $250 from Amazon directly. This is a 7-inch 300 ppi screen, iPX8 waterproofness (2 meters, 60 minutes), with physical page turn buttons, bluetooth support, etc.

UPDATE: you can see the various options in the search results if you don’t want to play with the “Customize” button.

The default $250 model comes with 8GB of on-board storage (an increase from the previous models), Wifi-only, with Special Offers. Options that cost extra:

  • You can instead get 32GB of on-board storage (if you want to load it up with audiobooks) for +$30
  • you can remove the Special Offers for +$20 [you can remove these later as well for a one-time fee; they are not that bad unless you hate ads]
  • get the Wifi + Cellular for +$50; free cellular data for e-book purposes
  • you can select the various options using the Customize button on the product page

This is so tempting 🙂 Please feel free to send me one as part of our just-launched Secret Santa 🙂

(ENDED) refurbished Kindle Voyage w/1yr warranty for $135

This daily deal expired…

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