Kindle (for reading)

Siikibam

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My aunt is an avid reader and I’ve already sent her some books. But I was debating getting her a kindle reader. I’m wondering if anyone uses it and which one you’d recommend.

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i have a kindle,ive had it 7 years.i love it,not to have so many books in the house.the paperwhite one is good,but the basic kindle now has a light built in,so maybe just as useful.if youre aunt likes the outdoors the paperwhite is better.amazon have some good deals at the moment !
 

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My mum has a kindle paper white which she takes on holiday with her as it is good to use outside.
 

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I love my Kindle paperwhite especially when I go on holy as I can take load of books without worrying about the weight of them.
 

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Another vote for the paper white here too - I couldn't live without mine.

In alll honesty I do sometimes miss reading a real book, but English books are hard to get here, and a Kindle is so much faster, easier, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to keep books on. I signed up to the Amazon daily deal e-mail which offers certain books for 99p every day, so I have a long reading list!
 
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Kindle fire 8 hd are good, paper white better if you only want it for reading though.
 

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Another vote from me for the Kindle Paper White. So much easier than carrying a heavy book around when I am traveling.
 
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I have the Fire HD 8 and it's great. Just like any other tablet. But if you want just a reading tool, then the Kindle Paper White would be best.
I must say, I did have a fire 8, until the wife see it, Havnt had a go on it since 😅 about 2 years.

I can imagine that the paper white would have a huge battery life
 

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My local library allows me to borrow e books but it wasn't compatible with Kindle so I ended up having to buy another ereader (Kobo). So if you want to be able to do that might be worth checking your local library website first.
 

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Thank you everyone. Seems quite unanimous.
@eileen she’s not likely to read outside so I’ll look at the basic one as well.
@miowmix she won’t be borrowing books from a local library. I do but use overdrive on my phone.
 

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I got the kindle oasis because I fell for the extra features. I regret paying extra now, the paperwhite is much better value. The extra features on the oasis are rubbish!
I couldn't be without a kindle though, had one for about 6 years now. I read 5 times as much since getting one, it's just so convenient.
 
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