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New Kindle question

Luanne

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Younger dd now wants a Kindle. I see that the 3G version is available for $189, or the same version with "Special Offers" for $139. The difference seems to be that on the "Special Offers" Kindle ads will pop up when the screen saver is on (not while you are reading). It seems worth it to me to save $50, then we could get her the nice cover she wants as well. Anyone have any thoughts on this?
 

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We have the kindle with special offers and just the straight 3G and you can't tell the difference, so the savings is worth it. I don't even notice the advertising.
 

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I have both, too. The only difference is that the screen saver / lock page shows an ad instead of an author's picture. I prefer the pictures instead of the ads, but it's not important enough for me to spend any extra for it.
 

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I have the plain one and while I would prefer the pictures, if I was buying a new one, definitely would take the savings.
 

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Thanks all. I think going the "cheaper" version will work well. As I said with the savings I can get her a nice cover. :D
 

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I'm waiting for the kindlefire :-D
 
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