Amazon Kindle price drop to 189 USD


Amazon has yet again announced a reduction in the price of the Kindle wireless ebook reader. This is the Third price cut for Amazon Kindle ebook reader in its history. Amazon Kindle ebook reader is now priced at $189 from $259. Kindle 2 was first selling for $359, then $299, $259, and now $189. This latest price drop is most likely a response to increasing competition from other ebook readers like Nook from Barnes & Nobles and iPad from Apple.

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Amazon has unveiled the latest generation of Kindle e-book reader, which is now available in two models. The new Kindle global wireless model now has Wi-Fi built-in and still goes for $189, while Amazon have added a Kindle Wi-Fi only model to mix at an even cheaper price of $139. Read more about latest generation Kindle.

Kindle 2 wireless e-book reader

Overview of Amazon Kindle 2

Amazon Kindle is a wireless e-book reader that allows you buy books at the Kindle store at a price cheaper than paper editions and have it delivered free to your device within 60 seconds using an innovative wireless technology called Whispernet over Sprint US high-speed 3G EVDO network. The new Kindle with global wireless capability delivers your purchases using Whispernet over the more globally available high-speed 3G HSDPA or GPRS/EDGE networks in over 100 countries depending on availability.

Outside wireless coverage you can buy and download Kindle books using your computer and transfer them to your Kindle via USB. Amazon Kindle is also charged via USB using a USB power adapter.

Overview of Amazon Kindle 2

Kindle can hold up to 1500 e-books, a lot of books to carry in 282.2 grammes. At the Kindle store you have over 350,000 Kindle books to choose from including 104 out of 112 New York Times Bestsellers as well as top newspapers, magazines, and blogs.

Amazon Kindle DX is the largest member of the Kindle wireless reading devices family. It offers a larger display (9.7-inch), built-in PDF reader, auto-rotating screen, and more storage capacity for your books (3,500 books).

Overview Amazon Kindle DX

Each Kindle pack comes with the following:

  • Kindle Electronic Reader
  • Power adapter
  • USB 2.0 cable

Most New York Times Bestsellers sell for $9.99, over 630,000 books are available at the Kindle store. You can save up to 60% on some Kindle titles.

Prices of Amazon Kindle devices:

  • Amazon Kindle with global 3G wireless + Wi-Fi – $189
  • Amazon Kindle with Wi-Fi only – $139
  • Amazon Kindle DX – 379 USD

Accessories that you may buy with/for your Amazon Kindle include:

Kindle leather book cover:
Kindle Reading Lights: This will enable you read in the dark.
Replacement battery: spare battery
Memory card: Increase the quantity of Kindle titles you can carry on your e-book reader.
Kindle Solar charger: Charge your Kindle anywhere, all you need is sunlight.
Universal charger: Charge your spare battery.

Amazon Kindle 2 is available for order, for current prices, reviews, specification, and features of this wonderful electronic reader, visit You can also buy Kindle at the store.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Amazon Kindle price drop to 189 USD was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: May 13th, 2016
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