Amazon announces its most affordable Kindle ever: $69 with new fonts and crisper text

Amazon announces its most affordable Kindle ever: $69 with new fonts and crisper text

At today’s Amazon Kindle event in LA, the ecommerce giant has announced a new $69 Kindle. The company first released its entry-level $79 kindle last year, and now that device has been updated with new fonts and crisper text at a lower price.

Beyond these improvements, little else has changed, but the device is definitely looking like quite a bargain, and will ship September 14th.

Another conference. “Great.”

This one’s different, trust us. Our new event for New York is focused on quality, not quantity.

This is one of many new models announced today, including the all new Kindle Paperwhite, which features a front-lit screen and 8 weeks of battery life.

Rumors had suggested that Amazon would be announcing a new Kindle Fire tablet, as well as updates to its Kindle e-reader line. We’ll report confirmations as the event unfolds.

For more, check out our roundup of everything you need to know about today’s event.

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