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Black Friday discount on Kindle discontinued

Paperwhite DimensionsDiscount that we reported on multiple Kindle products is discontinued for now. Serveral days ago Amazon reduced pricing on Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle 6″ and Kindle Voyage by $20. At this moment prices are back to where they were before the discount. We hope that it wasn’t just one time discount and closer to Black Friday we will see more discounts on Kindle products from Amazon.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just 3 weeks from now. So it is a good time to start planning ahead on what you’d like to get. But as you just saw Kindle discounts could show up earlier than official Black Friday dates. So it would be a good habbit to check Amazon Black Friday page once every few days to see if any new discounts are available. And don’t be disappointed if there aren’t any. Kindle discounts almost always show up several times during Amazon Black Friday sale.

You can check current deals and countdown to Black Friday on following Amazon page: https://www.amazon.com/Black-Friday. You can find nice deals there every day.

Also make sure to check Amazon Echo product page. Amazon is running nice sale there too.

Amazon Manga Ready Kindle with 32GB of Storage

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite can handle quite a lot of books without breaking a sweat. But if your books are all about images even it can ran out of storage capacity rather quickly. To address this Amazon Japan issued a special version of Kindle which storage is 8 times more than typical Kindle Paperwhite 4GB. It has total 32GB of storage and improved performance to deal with complex images in manga books. Additional performance of this Kindle allows up to 33% faster page turning and display of multiple pages of a book side by side.

Here is a list of additional features that Amazon is offering on its Kindle Paperwhite 32GB model.

  • 8 times of storage capacity. Allows readers to save hundreds of comics book and thousands of books on Kindle device.
  • Rapid page turn. Advanced processing capability of new Kindle allows up to 33% page turning speed. Also you can quickly skip pages at a speed of up to 7 pages per second.
  • Comics could be read on any device you own. Any books or comics you download will be available on all of your devices including smartphones and PC.
  • High resolution display. 300ppi display delivers crips and clear images of cartoon images and letters.
  • Two-page display format. To enhance viewing experience you can view books in two-page display.
  • Built-in light in display allows reading in low light conditions without eye strain.
  • Batter which lasts several weeks. You can enjoy up to 6 weeks of reading (with brightness set on 10 and using it for 30 minutes per day with wireless connection off).

Amazon Japan opened pre-orders this week for ¥16,280 (about USD 157).

It is not clear if this Kindle model will be offered in other parts of the world but it is pretty clear that it could be a very popular offering. Probably Amazon is just testing the market demand for it in Japan.