That’s the price for a model with “special offers,” or ads on the home screen. You can get an ad-free model for $89.
The new Kindle will start shipping on September 14th.
Amazon says the new Kindle offers new fonts, sharper text, and 15 percent faster page turns.
This low-end model doesn’t have a touchscreen or a side-light for reading in the dark. Instead its key selling point is its low price tag.
Last year’s Kindle had a starting price of $79 if you bought a model with “special offers.”
via The Verge