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Best Kindle deals: Get Kindle Unlimited for free

Many of the best e-book readers come from the Amazon Kindle lineup, and while it’s been awhile since we’ve seen Amazon significantly discount any of its Kindle models, there are some Kindle deals worth taking a look at right now. The Kindle lineup is generally well priced, particularly if you compare it to some of the best tablets and other high-end tablet options. Sometimes a Kindle model or two will even turn up among the best tablet deals. But you can save even more on a Kindle if you have a device to trade-in, and several models come with free Kindle Unlimited and Audible subscriptions right now. We’ve rounded up all of the best Kindle deals so you can sort through this information more easily, and you’ll find all of that below. If the savings you’re hoping for aren’t currently available on a Kindle, you can also turn to the current iPad deals, Samsung tablet deals, and Amazon Fire tablet deals for a new way to do some digital reading.

Kindle Kids (2022) — As low as $96 with trade-in, was $120

A child reads outside on the Amazon Kindle Kids Edition.
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With the 2022 model of the Amazon Kindle Kids you’re essentially getting a full-fledged Amazon Kindle, though it has a few features that make the e-reader a more suitable device for kids. The Kindle Kids comes with a kid-friendly cover that provides protection against wear and tear. This is also the newest model of the Kindle Kids, and it has an upgraded high-resolution display and twice the storage of previous generations. Longer battery life is also part of the package. With a purchase of an Amazon Kindle Kids you’ll get a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids+, which provides unlimited access to to a huge digital library.

Kindle (2022) — As low as $80 with trade-in plus three free months of Kindle Unlimited

Amazon's new Kindle for 2022 comes with a dark mode.
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The Amazon Kindle is the entry-level Kindle model. It has a glare-free display that’s designed to read like real paper, even in direct sunlight. It also has impressive battery life, with a single charge able to last weeks. This makes it great accompaniment at the park, the coffee shop, and even on long road trips. It comes with 8GB of storage, which is enough to store just about any ebook library. This is the lightest and most compact Kindle model available, and it’s a good alternative to many of the best tablets, particularly if you’re looking to do away with the distractions of messages, emails and social media while you’re trying to read.

Kindle Paperwhite Kids — Buy 2 and save $20, was $170 apiece

A girl reading an e-book on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Kids.
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If you’re looking for something for the kids and the Kindle Kids isn’t quite enough for them, another option is the Kindle Paperwhite Kids. It offers many of the features you’ll find in the Kindle Paperwhite that help make the digital reading experience a little more like reading a physical book. This device is waterproof and you can stick it in your kids’ hands without worrying about it being easily destroyed. It can easily handle a day at the pool or the beach, and it’s been tested to withstand accidental immersion in water. It also has a 2-year worry-free guarantee, so if it breaks, you can return it and get a replacement for free.

Kindle Paperwhite — As low as $120 with trade-in plus three free months of Kindle Unlimited

amazon kindle held in hand
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The Kindle Paperwhite features a 6.8-inch display with a glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight. Reading is so intuitive with the Paperwhite that we’ve previously called it the best e-reader for avid bookworms, and you can read more about in our newest Kindle Paperwhite review. It has 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 Scribe — Buy 2 and save $40, was $340 apiece

Amazon Kindle Scribe laying on a desk.
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The Amazon Kindle Scribe comes in as one of the more expensive Kindle models in the lineup. It’s a very capable e-reader, as it has a larger screen as Kindles go and it’s designed to act as your digital notebook. It allows you to annotate in e-books or PDFs, write down to-do lists, take notes during meetings, and even sketch throughout the day. The screen is twice the size of the Kindle Paperwhite and comes in at 10.2 inches. The Kindle Scribe comes with a Basic Pen, which is the perfect stylus to pair with this e-reader and digital notebook.

Kindle Scribe Essentials Bundle — $460, was $520

Someone writing on a Kindle Scribe.
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If you like the Amazon Kindle Scribe you should be sure to check out this bundle, as it comes with some nice accessories bundled. In addition to the a 65GB model of the Kindle Scribe — the largest storage capacity available in the lineup — you’ll be getting a premium pen for taking notes on the device. You’ll also get a leather folio cover that attaches magnetically, as well as a power adapter.

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