New Kindle Essentials Bundle Costs $109, Includes a Case and Charger

kindle bundle 109 Amazon sells their tablets and ereaders in a wide variety of bundles, including a Kindle for Kids bundle, a matching Fire Kids Edition, and a  Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition.

And this week they launched another. The $109 Kindle Essentials Bundle combines the basic Kindle  with a USB power supply and a case. The case comes in your choice of six colors (black, pink, red, yellow, blue, or purple), and normally retails for $29 (overpriced, if you ask me).

With the basic Kindle retailing at $79 and up, this bundle essentially includes a free charger. That’s not bad, but you can find chargers for $5 (or just use one of the ones lying around the house).

If you want a recommendation, I would go for the Kindle for Kids bundle. It costs $10 less, and that two year warranty could come in handy.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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