Holiday eReader Sales and Black Friday Deals
This post is updated daily to list all the ebook reader sales through the 2010 holiday season, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and any other promotion retailers can think up between now and the end of December that involves ereaders.
I’ve added this page toward the top of the main navigation list on the left so it’s easy to find quickly to check for updates. I’ll also post each new item that is added to this list on Twitter for those of you that want to keep updated on all the latest sales and deals as soon as they are posted.
Please feel free to contribute to this list by leaving comments if you notice an ereader sale that isn’t listed, or if you happen to notice that one of the sales is no longer active.
Ongoing eReader Sales
Kobo is offering $20 off any Kobo wireless eReaders with coupon code Kobo20. They’ve also introduced five new bundle packages that come with popular bestselling ebooks.
Nook 3G and Nook WiFi
Barnes and Noble has added some manufacturer refurbished Nooks to their eBay store. The Nook WiFi is selling for $119 and the Nook 3G for $139. That includes free shipping and a 1 year warranty.
Other eBook Readers On Sale
- Cruz Reader is marked down to $109 at Borders ($40 off).
- JetBook Lite is $99 at Amazon ($25 off).
- Pandigital Novel (white) is $155 at Amazon ($45 off).
- Entourage Pocket Edge is marked down to $335 at Amazon ($65 off).
- Pandigital Novel (white) is $149 at Walgreens ($50 off).
- Sharper Image Literati is $79 at Best Buy ($70 off).
- Pandigital Novel (black) is $149 at Best Buy ($30 off).
PocketBook 360 and PocketBook 302
PocketBookReader.com is running a holiday promotion on the PocketBook 360 and PocketBook 302. Here are the details:
- PocketBook 360 is marked down to $129 ($30 off)
- PocketBook 302 is marked down to $199 ($80 off)
- PB 360 + PB 302 Bundle Package is selling for $279 ($80 off)
Barnes and Noble Nook Refurbs – SOLD OUT
There are suddenly a lot of manufacturer refurbished Nooks on the internet. The word is that B&N had a bad batch of cases on Nooks that weren’t yet sold and had to have them fixed. Buy.com has the refurbished Nook WiFi for $99 with free shipping. Barnes and Noble is selling them on eBay as well. The WiFi only Nook is $119 and the 3G model is $149. Another site carrying them is Overstock. The WiFi Nook is $99 and the 3G Nook version is $119.
Black Friday Deals for eBook Readers – ENDED
Amazon posted on Facebook that they will be selling the Kindle 2 for $89 on Black Friday at 9AM PT. It will show up on the lightning deals of Amazon’s Black Friday page.
Apple announced they’d be having Black Friday deals but didn’t give any specifics.
Barnes and Noble have various deals on Friday, but only one involving the Nook. Get 25% off a Nook accessory with the purchase of a matte screen film kit.
K-Mart will be selling the black Pandigital Novel for $139 while supplies last during Black Friday and Saturday—Blue Friday as they call it.
Menards will have the Augen “The Book” available for $69 after a $20 mail in rebate on Black Friday from 6 am to 11 am.
Best Buy will be selling the Nook WiFi for $99 ($50 off) on Black Friday as a doorbuster when the doors open at 5 am. They will also be selling the black Pandigital Novel for $139 ($40 off) and the Sharper Image Literati for $119 ($40 off) on Black Friday. Best Buy will have the Cruz Reader as well, marked down to $159 ($40 off).
WalMart is expected to have the Sony PRS-300 for $99 (about $40 off) on Black Friday from 5 am to 11 am.
Kohl’s will have the Sharper Image Literati on sale for $99 ($50 off) as a doorbuster on Black Friday when they open at 3 am.
Sears is going to have the Aluratek Libre as a doorbuster item for $89 ($30 off), but that’s not worth getting out of bed for because it typically sells for $99 from Borders and other sites.
A few other places have deals for the Pandigital Novel and Literati but the price-cuts are so minimal it’s not worth mentioning.