Disclosure: Some links on this page are monetized by the Skimlinks, Amazon, Rakuten Advertising, and eBay, affiliate programs.

With a list price of $150, the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet isn’t exactly expensive. But Amazon is now offering a more-is-less kind of package for folks looking for a tablet that they can use to read eBooks… among other things.

For $250 you can now get a Fire HD 8 Readers Edition tablet. In addition to an 8 inch tablet with a 1280 x 800 pixel display and a quad-core processor, you get a 1-year subscription to the Kindle Unlimited eBook subscription service and a leather case for the tablet.

fire hd 8 readers

Amazon says you’d have to spend $350 if you bought those things separately… although that’s only true if you were planning so spend $80 on a case. Still, this bundle can certainly save you some money… although the cheapest option right now is to just buy the tablet on its own. Amazon is currently selling it for just $130 as part of a Fire tablet sale.

You could always check out eBooks for free from your public library if you don’t want to spend money on a Kindle Unlimited subscription.

Here are some the day’s best deals.

Tablets and phones

Laptops and convertibles

Media streamers

Other

You can find more bargains in our daily deals section.

Support Liliputing

Liliputing's primary sources of revenue are advertising and affiliate links (if you click the "Shop" button at the top of the page and buy something on Amazon, for example, we'll get a small commission).

But there are several ways you can support the site directly even if you're using an ad blocker* and hate online shopping.

Contribute to our Patreon campaign

or...

Contribute via PayPal

* If you are using an ad blocker like uBlock Origin and seeing a pop-up message at the bottom of the screen, we have a guide that may help you disable it.

4 replies on “Deals of the Day (12-07-2015)”

  1. Yay for the public libraries mention.

    If you haven’t checked your library’s collection of ebooks in a while, you should look again. Most libraries are increasing the amount of their budget spent on ebooks and downloadable audiobooks, and they’re buying from more than one platform.

  2. It’s still a backlit screen with <200dpi pixel density. Maybe it's just me, but that's tough to read novels on.

    1. Shame on you Amazon! I really respect this company but to pull this?

Comments are closed.