Whether you’ve been thinking of picking up an ebook reader, or whether you’re looking for a gift to get in time for Christmas, Amazon is currently running a pretty good sale on its original Kindle.

The deal takes $20 off Amazon’s Kindle with Special Offers price, which brings the device down from $69.99 to $49.99.

For those who don’t know, the Special Offers version offers a cheaper Kindle with exclusive Amazon deals and discounts displayed on the device’s screensaver. The ads, however, don’t get in the way of any actual reading and many customers actually choose it over the standard edition Kindle because they like taking advantage of the deals. With that being said, it’s worth noting if you’re planning on buying it as a gift for someone else.

The deal is running today only so if $49.99 seems like a sweet price to you, make sure you don’t forget to pick one up.

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