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Amazon recently released awith a bigger screen that I liked a lot and earned a CNET Editors’ Choice award. It’s now on sale for or $35 off its list price. Additionally, Amazon’s high-end is down to ($75 off), matching its low price. Those are pretty good Kindle deals, but I still think the new at or $45 off is currently the best Kindle deal.
Why? Because it comes with a cover and two years of free damage insurance along with one year of Amazon Kids Plus, the subscription service formally known as FreeTime Unlimited. Even if you’re an adult without kids and don’t care about Kids Plus, getting a cover for an extra $10 plus the no-questions-asked damage insurance is the better value.
The entry-levelis also on sale it’s only ($50 off) while the ). Those models don’t have quite the resolution of the step-up Paperwhite so text doesn’t appear quite as sharp on the screen as it does with the Paperwhite or high-end Oasis. But it does have an integrated light and is a perfectly good e-reader.
A few different case options are available for both the Kindle Kids Edition and Paperwhite Kids, all of them pretty nice and a few that may appeal to adults. There’s even a simple black option for the Paperwhite Kids that would seemingly appeal to anyone.