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Quick! Amazon is having a rare Kindle e-reader sale today

Digital bookworms should turn their attention to Amazon today, as the retail giant has some impressive Kindle deals taking place. Numerous Kindle models are seeing massive discounts, with savings reaching as much as $80. Kindle discounts are fairly uncommon, and to see deals this significant is a total rarity. This is a good opportunity to grab a Kindle if you have an eye on one, as these are some of the best tablet deals you’ll find. Read onward for more details on the best Kindle deals this Amazon sale has to offer right now.

Kindle Paperwhite — $100, was $140

A girl reading an e-book on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Kids.

The Kindle Paperwhite features a 6.8-inch display with much thinner borders than previous models, and a glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight. Reading is so intuitive with the Paperwhite that we think it’s the best e-reader for avid bookworms, which you can read all about in our Kindle Paperwhite review. It even features adjustable warm light temperatures that make reading easier on the eyes based on the amount of light in the room, as well as water resistance that can withstand a drop in the bathtub or a splash at the beach. The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite allows you to take millions of book titles with you wherever you go, and lasts weeks on a single battery charge. It’s a great Kindle option for people who read a lot, or who just want a comfortable and convenient digital reading experience.

Kindle Oasis — $200, was $280

Amazon Kindle Oasis in use.
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The Kindle Oasis is the most advanced Kindle ever, and features the same display as the Paperwhite model, which comes in at 7 inches and 300ppi, and is able to utilize the latest e-ink technology. It also has warm light temperature adjustment control, creating a richer reading experience in any light. The Kindle Oasis and Kindle Paperwhite share the ability to take millions of book titles with you wherever you go, and the Oasis model does it with a unique and ergonomic design that feels more natural, like holding a book. Full control over text size and boldness is part of the Oasis interface, as is the ability to customize your screen with a reimagined user interface. The new Library experience helps you find your favorite books with ease, and a new Home experience helps you discover new books by genre and category.

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Apple Watch Series 8 showing its App Library.

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Amazon Fire 7 tablet is down to just $20 at Woot!
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For shoppers who want to get a tablet on a very tight budget, here's what you've been looking for -- the refurbished 2019 Amazon Fire 7 tablet for a very affordable $20 from Amazon's Woot. That's $30 in savings on the device's original price of $50, but you'll need to push through with the purchase as soon as possible, as there's a limited amount of stock set aside, and a timer ticking on the discount, so it'll either sell out or the offer will expire, and neither of those are risks you want to take.

Why you should buy the refurbished 2019 Amazon Fire 7 tablet
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Amazon is having a big sale on August smart locks – from $127
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock with open door

Beef up your home's security by installing smart locks, which will allow you to unlock your front door using your mobile device instead of traditional keys that can get lost or stolen. If you're interested, check out Amazon's sale on smart locks by August Home, which is one of the most trusted brands in the burgeoning space. Take advantage of these offers while you still can, because we're pretty sure that stocks will go quickly.
August Smart Lock and Connect Wi-Fi Bridge -- $127, was $200

The August Smart Lock connects to your home's Wi-Fi connection to make the deadbolt on your door more secure and smarter. Once installed, you can lock and unlock your door using the August app on your smartphone, and you can give certain people -- like a close friend, a visitor, or your housekeeper -- unique codes that can either work all the time or on specific schedules. The smart lock also offers an Auto-Lock feature for your peace of mind when you leave, and an Auto-Unlock feature that detects when you arrive. The Connect Wi-Fi Bridge that comes with the August Smart Lock will allow it to work with your smart home system, such as those powered by Amazon's Alexa or Google Assistant.

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