It’s not quite a Black Friday/Cyber Monday deal, but Amazon is offering 20 percent discounts on select Kindle eReaders and tablets for a limited time.
Starting prices run from $55 to $184.
The entry-level Kindle eReader normally sells for $69, but today you can pick one up for $55.20,
That price gets you a device with a 6 inch E Ink display, up to a month of battery life, WiFi and physical buttons (but no touch screen), and 2GB of built-in storage. It weighs about 6 ounces.
You can also get a 20 percent discount on the Kindle Without Special offers if you’d prefer a model that doesn’t have ads on the home screen. That version normally sells for $89, but today it’s available for $71.20.
Normally a Kindle Fire HD with 16GB sells for $169. Today it’s available for $135.20.
Interestingly the 8GB model is not on sale, which means you have a choice of paying $135 for 16GB or $139 for 8GB. Go figure.
This model is a tablet running Amazon’s custom version of Android called Fire OS. It has a 7 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, a 1.5 GHz TI OMAP 4 dual-core processor, and weighs about 12 ounces.
The Kindle Fire HDX has a 7 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, and 16GB of storage or more. It’s faster and has a better display than the Fire HD, but it’s actually a bit lighter, weighing less than 11 ounces.
Normally Amazon charges $229 and up for the Kindle Fire HDX, but today the cheapest model (with 16GB of storage) is available for $183.20 (or $195.20 without home screen ads).
Unfortunately the 32GB, 64GB, and 4G-capable models aren’t on sale.