Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition gets tasty price cut for Prime members

Snap up this awesome Kindle at a great price today.

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Kindles are some of the most popular e-readers on the market and that’s for good reason. Amazon has been producing Kindles in one form or another for 15 years and right now one of the best Kindles is on sale. Currently, you can pick up the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (32 GB) at a 16% discount if you have Prime.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (32 GB)

With auto-adjusting front light, wireless charging, 6.8“ display, and up to 10 weeks of battery life – Without Lockscreen Ads – Black

Right now this quality 32GB Kindle is available for just $159.99 to Prime members, down from its normal price of $189.99 allowing you to save $30 if you pick up the e-reader today.

Why this 32 GB Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is worth it

Technical DetailsSpecifications
Display 6.8 inch Paperwhite display
Weight7.3 oz (208 g)
On-Device Storage32 GB
Cloud StorageFree cloud storage for Amazon content
Battery LifeUp to 10 weeks (based on 30 minutes reading per day)
Full Charge TimeApprox. 5 hours from computer via USB cable; less than 2.5 hours with 9W USB power adapter.
WaterproofingWaterproof (IPX8), can withstand 2-meter immersion for 60 minutes.

You’re probably broadly aware of the idea of a Kindle being a great lightweight way of taking your reading on the go with you but the Paperwhite signature edition goes even further. With up to 10 weeks, yes that’s right 10 weeks, of battery life this e-reader really can become your companion through thick and thin. Its 300 ppi Paperwhite glare-free display means you’ll be able to read even in bright, outdoor lighting and it’s easy on the eyes too thanks to the adaptive front light which automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen to match any lighting conditions. This Kindle’s IPX8-rated waterproofing is also a great touch which should mean that a poolside accident doesn’t spell disaster!

32GB of internal storage means you can keep thousands of books downloaded and ready to read at the tap of a finger. You also get free unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content so if you’ve got an internet connection you’ll never even have to think about storage.

Is this 32 GB Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition deal good value?

Internet folks like us are always going on about deals this and deals that, but how can you really tell whether a deal is good value or not? Well at PC Guide we like to check the price history of any deal that we’re recommending. In this case, we’ve used the price-checking website Camelcamelcamel to make sure that you’re getting some bang for your buck.

Line graph showing periodic spikes in the value of the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition, 32 GB, over the course of approximately a year and a half, with values ranging between $120 and $
(Image source: Camelcamelcamel)

As you can see from the graph above, this particular Kindle tends to remain at its normal asking price of $189.99 most of the time with brief periods of discount during sales. With this in mind, the current asking price of $159.99 for Prime members seems to be pretty good value given that it hasn’t been available cheaper since the Black Friday period of 2023.

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Ian has been writing deals for BGFG for well over a year now and has developed a keen eye for a bargain. Having grown up gaming he's always taken an interest in the latest and best hardware available.