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Amazon has made a renewed effort to draw buyers to Kindle ebook readers. The e-commerce giant is offering special deals through limited edition Starter Packs called All-New Kindle Starter Pack and Kindle Paperwhite Starter Pack. Available on right away, the Starter Packs provide users with some extra benefits which are not available on the standalone versions of the two ebook readers.

The All-New Kindle Starter Pack which costs Rs6,998 includes the Wi-Fi version of the entry spec Kindle ebook reader (Rs5,999 on, a black leather cover by NuPro worth Rs999, discounts of up to 80% on purchase of ebooks up to Rs1,000 and a two-year protection plan worth Rs1,199 from Ingram Micro. In a nutshell, for just Rs1,000 more, users are getting benefits worth Rs3,200.

The protection plan is in addition to the manufacturer warranty and provides full device replacement in case of manufacturing defects, accidental damages such as damage to screen and liquid damages caused by water spill. Users are pre-enrolled with the plan and just have to reach out to Amazon India for any manufacturing defects in the first year and to Ingram Micro in case of any accidental/manufacturing issues after the first year.

With the discount offer, users can save up to 80% on every purchase until they reach the set limit. So if you buy a book worth Rs400, you get the book for just Rs80.

To access the offers, users need to register the devices under Starter Pack within 30 days from the day of purchase.

The second Starter Pack costs Rs12,298 and includes the Wi-Fi version of Kindle Paperwhite (Rs10,999 on, a NuPro black leather cover of Rs1,299, a two-year protection plan worth Rs2,199 from Ingram Micro, and 80% discount on ebooks worth Rs2,000. Here, users are getting benefits up to Rs5,500 by paying just Rs1,300 more than the original price of the Kindle Paperwhite.

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