50% off Fire tablet accessories, a sale on Kids’ edition…and then there were 4
has been a hit for Amazon. It’s the number one bestseller in electronics for the e-tailer.
Interestingly, though, Amazon now only shows four models of Fire tablet in the “family stripe” at the top of the page.
It makes some sense to me that they are consolidating the line.
An obvious question: could this mean new models are coming?
These are the three others which are left:
- Fire HD 8, 8″ HD Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB – Includes Special Offers, Black (at AmazonSmile*) $149.99
- Fire HD 10, 10.1″ HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB – Includes Special Offers, Black (at AmazonSmile*) $229.99
- Fire Kids Edition, 7″ Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case (at AmazonSmile*) $99.99
Speaking of that kids’ edition, you can get $50 off a “two pack” with the code, KIDS2PACK. It says that’s for a limited time, but clicking on the link to “learn more” really didn’t tell me much. 😉
Now, you might think they are just temporarily out of stock on, say, the 8.9″ HDX…but they are also having a big
There are lots of great deals in there, especially on covers.
I really like the Origami cover on my now discontinued Kindle Fire HDX 7″ (I’ll be sad when mine needs to be replaced…it’s been a great device for a long time, in gadget years!). They do have that one.
I don’t know how long that sale will last, but my intuition is that they are clearing out stock. That doesn’t mean that Amazon actually stores all these, but they may be wanting to take covers for those models off the main Amazon storefront, and they’ll move to the third-party vendor mode.
Bonus deal: I didn’t want to do something just for Fire owners so here are
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* I am linking to the same thing at the regular Amazon site, and at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, half a percent of your purchase price on eligible items goes to a non-profit you choose. It will feel just like shopping at Amazon: you’ll be using your same account. The one thing for you that is different is that you pick a non-profit the first time you go (which you can change whenever you want)…and the good feeling you’ll get. Shop ’til you help!
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