The weekend’s best deals: Kindle Paperwhite, Nintendo Switch, and more

Weekend deals: Kindle Paperwhite, Nintendo Switch, etc.

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It’s a weekend. In other words, it’s time for another deal master.The latest summary of the best deals from across the web includes great pricing for Amazon’s latest Kindle Paperwhite, as do e-readers. Currently up to $ 110 At various retail stores. This is $ 30 off Amazon’s suggested retail price and is the second cheapest price we’ve tracked.I saw the device go down Before and after Black Friday, When available at a $ 5 cheaper price.Amazon includes that 3 months Kindle Unlimited Note that this is an ebook service as part of a transaction, but this is set to auto-renewal by default.

I gave the latest one Kindle Paperwhite is acclaimed When it was released last year. More spacious display (currently 6 “to 6.8”), USB-C port, better front light, more consistent responsive performance, and improved battery life (Amazon rating) compared to previous versions Is about 10 weeks per unit) has been added. charging). Like the previous model, it’s waterproof ( IPX8 rating) And it can be connected to Bluetooth headphones and speakers for playing audiobooks. And, like all Kindles, you still have access to a huge library of things to read. It’s a bit bigger than its predecessor, and if you don’t want to be tied to the Amazon ecosystem, Kobo’s Clara HD is a good alternative (even without waterproofing and Bluetooth). Also on sale At the time of writing this article. But for most people, Paperwhite is an e-reader with the best combination of features and value.

That said, the kids version of Kindle Paperwhite is For an additional $ 10.. This variant is sold for kids, but in addition to the same features as standard Paperwhite, it has a case, a longer warranty (2 years instead of 1 year), especially ads on the lock screen and homepage by default. can not be displayed. (The latter is Its function The standard ad support model costs an additional $ 20. ) Standard, especially when purchasing for young children Kindle Kids Ebook Reader Probably a better value, but older readers who are willing to pay a little extra may want to consider this model instead.

Amazon also sells Paperwhite’s Signature Edition with Qi wireless charging, 32GB of storage space (starting with the standard 8GB), and an auto-adjusting backlight.This model is To the new low of $ 145However, in most cases, the improvement is “good to have” rather than “essential”.

In addition to Kindle, our transaction summary also includes some transactions related to Nintendo Switch. Amazon Prime members Take $ 20 from the console At Woot, a subsidiary of Amazon Nintendo itself bundle I saw it on Black FridayContains a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe You can use the console for three months with the company’s Switch Online service at no additional cost.

These are not particularly big discounts and only apply to the standard version of the console, New switch OLED.. The latter was harder to find in stock, but it adds a larger and more vibrant display, doubles internal storage space, improves hinges, and offers other upgrades for $ 350. Still, all sorts of transactions on the console are rare these days, so if you’re considering buying your first switch and are willing to spare extra cash for your OLED model, these offers are worth watching. Worth.

Elsewhere, we have other recommended gadgets and gear. Google Chromecast, Apple’s AirPods Pro, Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet, etc. You can see the complete curation list below.

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Featured deals of the day

11th Generation Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition.
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Electronics trading

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Video game deals

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