The note-taking Kindle Scribe is seeing its biggest discount since Prime Day
The Kindle Scribe, Amazon's biggest e-reader, has only gotten better since its release. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales
When the Kindle Scribe launched in November, it was — how shall I say this — lacking. Amazon's first note-taking e-reader was big and sharp, but it was missing note-taking features found on rivals like the Kobo Elipsa 2E. Fast forward to today, and Amazon's 10.2-inch slate is far more attractive, having recently received a series of welcome updates. And right now, it's on sale at Amazon and Target with the button-free Basic Pen starting at just $279.99 ($60 off), nearly matching its all-time low.
At its core, the Scribe is a simple big-screen e-reader with a few note-taking abilities. It boasts some of the best battery life you can get for an e-reader of its size, along with a handy stylus that lets you take digital notes and doodle to…