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Old 09-15-2009, 04:58 PM   #1
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Amazon: "Refurbished" Kindle 1's for $149

Following the lead of Sony and Astak to dip down to the sub-$200 price point, Amazon is announcing on its home page that it will sell refurbished Kindle 1's for $149.

Techflash quotes a price of $199, but clicking on the link shows the price to be $149.

original Kindle $149
Kindle 2 $189

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Old 09-15-2009, 05:06 PM   #2
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Old 09-15-2009, 05:09 PM   #3
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snagged one this am for a gift, per this post.........

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56522

From all accounts, on this board, 'refurbished' Kindles look and act like new. They carry the same warranty (one year) and return policy.
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Old 09-15-2009, 05:20 PM   #4
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Following the lead of Sony and Astak to dip down to the sub-$200 price point, Amazon is announcing on its home page that it will sell refurbished Kindle 1's for $149.

Techflash quotes a price of $199, but clicking on the link shows the price to be $149.

http://www.techflash.com/seattle/200...d_kindles.html
Thanks. I got one for my brother.
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Old 09-15-2009, 05:26 PM   #5
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Here is a direct link to Amazon........

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...d_i=kindle%201
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:38 PM   #6
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:42 PM   #7
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I snagged one as well. Can't wait
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:53 PM   #8
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I bought a gen one two months ago for $199.

I'll jump in again when they offer the DX.
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:55 PM   #9
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The K2 is listed for $189:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...&condition=all
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:16 PM   #10
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:37 PM   #11
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Looks like they got rid of the excess and don't need to cut the price so badly.

Why do I get the feeling we'll be seeing these on Ebay at a nice profit?
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:56 PM   #12
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This link still shows $149..........

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...on=refurbished
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:58 PM   #13
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DG, I said the K2 was listed for $189, not the original Kindle.
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Ugh. I just received my kindle 2 (refurbished ) today. I thought I got a great deal at $250! I'll see if they will match that price since I just had ordered it yesterday but I am not holding my breathe.
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Ugh. I just received my kindle 2 (refurbished ) today. I thought I got a great deal at $250! I'll see if they will match that price since I just had ordered it yesterday but I am not holding my breathe.
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