E-Readers have become one of the best ways to take your books with you as you travel. Let it be to another state or country, or simply to work or to the mountains for a relaxing hike. They typically have a wonderful battery life that lasts for weeks and they allow you to carry around a massive collection of titles in a space that is smaller than a single book. Amazon Kindles are all of this and more–and are currently available at their best price points thanks to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday holidays.
This includes the latest version of the Kindle Paperwhite, the “All-new Kindle Paperwhite“, which is on sale for $104.99. It comes with some new upgrades and maintains everything that has made the Paperwhite models so incredibly popular amongst the reading community. It’s a little faster, waterproof, offers an adjustable light temperature, nearly two months of battery life, and a new USB-C port (replacing the original micro USB port). You can also opt to pay a little more for a non-ad-supported edition since the normal one does have non-invasive ads.
If you want something a little more fancier, there is the Kindle Oasis, which is the company’s flagship e-reader. It is on sale for $194.99 for the 8GB model or $214.99 for the 32GB model. Although, we lean toward the All-new Kindle Paperwhite model as the model we typically recommend since features vs price, it can’t really be beat by any of the other models. It’s just such a great device.
If you don’t want to spend too much, the basic Amazon Kindle is on sale for $49.99, which makes for a fantastic price if you need something to simply get the job done and don’t plan on putting it through any trials. The resolution isn’t as high (167ppi) as the Paperwhite or Oasis (which both have the same 300ppi screen) and it isn’t waterproof, but it is still a dependable reader that lasts for many weeks. It is also ad-supported, but has a slightly more expensive version that doesn’t have ads.
We have mentioned in the past that the “ads” that these readers have are laughable. They never bother you and act more as a screensaver than anything else. It’s kind of annoying that they would hit you with ads at all, but we have yet to run into a situation where it bothered us beyond the simple idea of it all. So we still growl deep down a little, but in the end, it’s such a great product, gets the job done, and does it without us even remembering that what we were looking at was an ad (lock screen, etc).
This is the best time to buy into an e-reader if you don’t have one and the Kindle series is the best option to consider. At least, it is in our opinion and we have multiple e-readers all over from over the years.