If you've been considering purchasing an e-reader for the first time, or you're thinking of upgrading your current one, you should seriously consider the Kindle Oasis (opens in new tab). While Amazon recently released an updated model with a new color adjustable front light, the rest of the specs remained pretty much unchanged so you can save by going for the previous-gen model on sale. At $199.99 for the 8GB model (opens in new tab) and $223.99 for the 32GB version (opens in new tab), it's down to its best price outside of Prime Day. Amazon is even including a free 3-month trial of Amazon Kindle Unlimited with your purchase to sweeten the deal further.
As Amazon's premium reading tablet, the Oasis provides the best resolution among any other Kindle device at 300ppi. It's even waterproof with an IPX8 rating, meaning you can read it at the beach, when sitting by the pool, or even when taking a bath without having to worry too much about water damage. What's more, it has a glare-free screen, so you can use it anywhere without casting harmful reflections into your face. The screen is pushed to one side making it easier for you to hold the device in one hand. Arm tired? Flip it around and use the other hand for a while. If your eyes need a rest, you can also simply pair your favorite Bluetooth headphones to the device and listen to your book using Audible (opens in new tab).
The models linked above all offer Wi-Fi connectivity so you can download books to the device when you're connected to the internet. On the other hand, you can save $70 on a Wi-Fi + 3G model (opens in new tab) right now, and what's awesome about this version is that it allows you to download books practically anywhere without having to pay a monthly fee for the 3G service. It's all paid for with the device's purchase.
Kindle Unlimited gives you access to over a million titles, spanning from technical documents to cookbooks to fantasy novels to nonfiction. Need a self-help book? Want to re-read Harry Potter for the seventeenth time? It's all there, and it's all free with on your trial. The membership will auto-renew after your 3-month trial, though it can be easily cancelled within your subscription manager (opens in new tab) if you decide to.
Kindle Oasis bundles are on sale today too, which come with a leather cover and a power adapter. Prices start at just $239.97 for the 8GB device bundle (opens in new tab).
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