Amazon’s Best-selling Kindle Paperwhite E-reader Is on Sale for Prime Day

This e-reader is perfect for travel (or staying home).
By Madeline Diamond
October 13, 2020
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There's no shortage of incredible deals this Amazon Prime Day, including many items that make for the perfect holiday gift, and others that will make spending this winter at home even more comfortable. Avid readers will be excited to learn that the Kindle Paperwhite e-reader is on sale for Amazon Prime Day; On Oct. 13 and 14, the best-selling e-reader is $50 off. That means you can shop the customer-loved device for just $80.

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The Kindle Paperwhite is available in 8 GB ad 32 GB storage capacity, although only the 8 GB version is on sale for Prime Day. It features a six-inch screen with glare-free display, and it's less than half-an-inch thick, making the device easier than ever to take with you on-the-go. A single battery charge will last weeks — another feature that makes it great for travel. Plus, the built-in adjustable light allows you to comfortably read indoors or outdoors. It's also compatible with Audible, allowing you to connect with Bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen along to your favorite books. And one of the best aspects of this e-reader is that it's waterproof, meaning that you don't have to worry about spills or splashes, whether you're reading poolside or in the bath at home.

Credit: Courtesy of Amazon

To buy: amazon.com, $80 (originally $130)

Amazon shoppers agree that the Kindle Paperwhite is a great bet if you're looking for a compact, simple e-reader, since it has nearly 49,000 five-star reviews.

"This Kindle is lighter and thinner than the last generation, noticeably so. The flat edge to edge screen is an improvement in feel and makes it much easier to clean. It still has an excellent non-glare screen that I love for reading outdoors," one reviewer wrote.

Another shopper remarked that this version of the Kindle Paperwhite is an upgrade from previous models. "This Kindle is thin and light. It doesn't fatigue your hand at all. The fonts are adjustable for size. The light is adjustable for brightness. The color of the light is somewhat grayish. My older Paperwhite had the blueish hue, which I found a little unnatural."

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