Prime Day is finally here and the annual sales event is bigger than ever. More than a million deals can be found across Amazon’s site, encompassing everything from technology and children’s toys to fashion.
Amazon’s own devices are among the most generously discounted products again this year, with enticing offers on the latest Kindle ereaders, Fire tablets and Ring video doorbells.
Keen bookworms have spied a Prime Day discount on the Kindle paperwhite. Amazon’s waterproof ereader currently has £40 off, and comes highly recommended for anyone looking to pick up a cheap but excellent ebook device before their summer holidays.
Read on to learn more about the deal and how the Kindle paperwhite compares to other ereaders in the range.
Amazon will be hoping to smash its sales record again in 2021. For two years running Prime Day has eclipsed every other sales event in the bargain hunting calendar, with more products sold in two days than on Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.
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Amazon Kindle paperwhite: Was £119.99, now £79.99, Amazon.co.uk
Amazon’s mid-range Kindle has everything you need from an ereader: battery life to last the entire trip, a pin-sharp display that looks like paper even in direct sunlight, and waterproofing to survive an accidental dunk in the bath or swimming pool. The frame is elegant and easy to grip in either hand, and the touchscreen display removes the need for physical buttons on the side of the device. The cover options are lush too, with waterproof fabric and pleather cases to choose from.
How does it compare to the more expensive Kindle oasis? Amazon’s top-of-the-range ereader sports a more ergonomic metal body, subtler backlighting to suit the environment you’re reading in, and physical buttons. For most readers (including us) that’s not enough to justify the cost difference. The paperwhite is our recommended ereader, especially at this new price.
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